Invercargill is the captivating heart of New Zealand's Southland area on the South Island and home to a group that prides itself on heat, friendliness and hospitality.
Ideally situated on the centre of Southland, Invercargill is one of the most southernmost cities in the world and is the gateway to some of New Zealand's most beautiful wild places together with Fiordland, the Catlins and Stewart Island. With its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage Invercargill is a superb destination to your next southern New Zealand get away.
Discover the pure wonders of Invercargill and surrounds. From the majestic Oreti River to the mountain peaks of the Fiordland Nationwide Park infinite magnificence abounds. Go to the seaport of Bluff and take some memorable snaps from Stirling Point and Bluff Hill. Catch the ferry to Stewart Island and explore its lush forests by foot, bicycle, scooter or helicopter. Get pleasure from a peaceful horseback trek alongside secluded Oreti Seaside. This in style seaside range is good for horse riding, watersports, picnics, motorbiking and beach driving. Travel south and explore the various panorama of the Catlins region. With farmland pockets, dense forests and deserted seashores, this natural wonderland boasts a number of the South Island's most breathtaking surroundings. Alternatively, the Sandy Point Domain, which offers 200 hectares of pure forest and parkland, is right for climbing and mountain biking.
Museums and galleries
See a live show of tuatara at the Southland Museum and Art Gallery. This lizard-like reptile is exclusive to New Zealand and has been around because the time of the dinosaurs. Drive just 20 kilometres to the east of the Invercargill metropolis centre to the Lignite Pit Caf? and Secret Garden. With over sixteen hectares of landscaped gardens, including a lake and small islands Lignite Pit is the right place for a day journey. Why not calm down and benefit from the view throughout the pond with a tasty do-it-yourself lunch? Motor enthusiasts won't wish to miss the unique show of vintage motorbikes, cars, engines and memorabilia on show at the E Hayes Motorworks Collection housed all through a big totally operational ironmongery store! Or the spectacular range of classic trucks at Invoice Richardson Transport World.
Greatest local sights
Catch a singular photo alternative on the iconic Invercargill Water Tower proper within the centre of town, or take a leisurely walk through the picturesque gardens of Queens Park. This famous attraction is known as the ?delight and joy' of Invercargill and is an idyllic spot for a family picnic.
There are many quality locations to eat, drink and stay right within the heart of Invercargill. Cease in for a quiet drink and try the distinctive flavours of Gladfield Malt and Central Otago apples at Invercargill Brewery. Seize some fresh brewed coffee and cake on the Batch Caf?, or enjoy a scrumptious evening meal at Emberz Restaurant. Stay at the Comfort Inn Tayesta located near the heart of town. This well-appointed Invercargill accommodation gives self-contained rooms and is within simple reach of the perfect Invercargill points of interest.
Benefit from the natural magnificence and southern hospitality of Invercargill.