Sport & Recreation

Sport & Recreation in Invercargill
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Biking in Invercargill

Sport is a major value in Invercargill and this is reflected in the abundance of high-quality sporting facilities, including an indoor stadium and cycling velodrome (the only indoor velodrome in the South Island of New Zealand), an Olympic sized swimming pool, a rugby stadium, international playing arenas for both hockey and cricket, and countless other parks and sport grounds.

Located just out of Invercargill, Sandy Point is a major recreational area. With 2,000+ hectares of land, the domain caters for both casual and organised recreation. The area includes; trails for walking and running, mountain biking, horse riding, motocross, and dog sledding, opportunities for rowing and water skiing, and facilities for motor racing, speedway, and field sports - plus much more.