As the capital of Southland, Invercargill boasts a massive range of activities and attractions, providing visitors of any kind with plenty to see and do.
The highlight of Invercargill’s crown is no doubt its various world-class vintage motor vehicle displays, including Bill Richardson Transport World and Classic Motorcycle Mecca. For those who love history, the city is also home to many historical buildings and an interesting heritage trail, as well as numerous art galleries and museums - including the largest cultural and heritage organisation in Southland: The Southland Museum and Art Gallery. Invercargill also boasts an abundance of special natural spaces, from parks and gardens, to scenic bushes and reserves, an estuary, rivers, and a drivable beach, as well as the unique Sandy Point Domain.
Go-karting, tenpin bowling, paintball, horse trekking, playing sports at the ILT Stadium Southland, swimming at Splash Palace, catching the latest movie at Reading Cinemas Invercargill, taking a guided tour of a boutique food and beverage producer, or operating heavy machinery at Dig This – these are just some of the exciting opportunities in Invercargill!
Things To See & Do In Invercargill
Operate bulldozers, excavators, mini excavators and skid steers in a giant gravel pit at New Zealand's first heavy equipment playground.
Combining flavoursome local ingredients with traditional beer styles, resulting in an award winning range of authentic Southern Brews.
Opened in 1926, this building is one of the country’s finest lodges.
Built on “links” land, undulating terrain, tree lined fairways and well bunkered greens are just some of the features of our championship course.
An 8 lane sports pool, a leisure pool with waves, children's pools, a water slide, a spa pool and sauna– all indoors and with free off-street parking.