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Lighthouses & Shipwrecks

Where to See

Read more about Shipwrecks and these Scenic Highlights. Find the places you will see them on The Catlins map.


Nugget Point Lighthouse

Can be found at Nugget Point.

Waipapa Point Lighthouse

Can be found at Waipapa Point.


Ino at Fortrose

The remains of the 46-tonne steamship Ino can often be seen at low tide in the Fortrose estuary.

It was built in Hokitika in 1874. In 1882 it made regular service between Dunedin and Fortrose. The ship was stripped out of its parts and motor and left to sink in the estuary which it did on the 4th March 1886.

Tararua Acre at Waipapa Point

Cemetary of many of the victims of the 1881 shipping disaster.