Itinerary for Invercargill

Heritage Invercargill - Troopers Memorial
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Troopers Memorial Invercargill

So you're spending 2 days in Invercargill and want to check out all that Southland's biggest city has to offer. Then check out this itinerary and start planning today.

Black Shag Espresso & Eatery
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Have a Coffee

Start your day of with a good cup of coffee! We love our coffee here in Southland and the amount of cafe's are proof, you find them around every corner! So while in Invercargill make sure you pop into one, two or more cafe's to get your caffeine fix! 

Here are some more coffee spots in town.

Burt Munro Challenge - Beach Race
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Burt Munro Challenge - Beach Race

Burt Munro

So you're into wheels? Then Southland is the place to be!

E Hayes & Sons Motorworks Collection
Tucked away in a hardware store, this collection includes Burt Munro’s original Indian Scout that set land speed records.

Classic Motorcycle Mecca
New Zealand’s most diverse motorcycle display, home to more than 300 bikes, sidecars and
stunning artworks.

Bill Richardson Transport World
The largest private automotive museum of its type in the world. With more than 300 vehicle displays, a growing wearable arts collection and more - you’ll find something to captivate the whole family.

Summer in Southland is a "wheely" good time as gears will be grinding, engines cranking and wheels flat-tack spinning all throughout the region. For more information go here.

Queens Park - Invercargill
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Cycling in Queens Park - Invercargill

Queens Park

The pride of Invercargill is Queens Park, a magnificent public park in the heart of the city. The park sprawls across 80 hectares of beautifully kept gardens, wildlife habitats, and sports areas.

Highlights of this New Zealand Garden of National Significance include a stunning rose garden, a rhododendron dell, an azalea garden, a Japanese garden, bush paths through a selection of native plants, rock and herb gardens, and a stumpery. An indoor Winter Garden features tropical and flowering plants, and a range of cacti are displayed in an adjoining structure. The park also houses an impressive bird aviary, farmyard area, and animal enclosures. 

Food at The Grille - Invercargill
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Dinner at The Grille - Invercargill

Dinner Time

Invercargill has plenty of food option. So while you're visiting check out some of our favourites. For more dinner options in Invercargill go here.

The Grille is a popular cafe situated in Transport World. Enjoy excellent service and an ever changing menu within an automotive and retro themed decor.

Louie’s Restaurant and Bar is a great restaurant serving local cuisine with cosy atmosphere and open fire

Natural spaces in Invercargill - Oreti Beach
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Oreti Beach

Oreti Beach is a coastal playground just minutes from Invercargill that you’re able to drive right onto! Explore, go for a swim or surf, or build a sandcastle. This beach is also famous for being Burt Munro’s testing ground.