Discover new stomping grounds, brunch spots, date nights and hangouts across the city
In the heart of the southernmost city in the world, Invercargill's newly redeveloped city centre is proud to showcase a luxury shopping destination with a brand new shopping mall, new local and international eateries, New Zealand's newest 4.5-star hotel with a top-level bar overlooking the city, plenty of events to keep you entertained and so much more.
Looking for weekend brunch with your friends or the best spots for a night out? Explore what your city has to offer!
Discover the joy of shopping in Invercargill - where every purchase feels like a treasure!
Need an excuse to get away for a shopping trip? We've got one for you. The redevelopment of the Invercargill CBD has got everyone excited, with fancy inner-city upgrades and a brand new mall, Invercargill Central. Visitors and locals alike are amazed by the multi-faceted centre comprising of retail, food and beverage offerings and open-air laneways breathing new life into the city. But that's not all; outside the new mall, you'll find more shops and boutique stores, as well as the iconic H&J Smith Department Store, all in close walking distance.
Open Monday – Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. Explore, shop and play at Invercargill Central, the shopping centre in the heart of the city. Over 30 retail stores including a large format Farmers, Glassons, Merchant 1948…
Re-View Sunday Brunch
Satisfy your taste buds in Invercargill - Where flavour meets hospitality!
We have quite a few cafes and restaurants here with that touch of our famous southern hospitality. Upon arriving in town, you probably want to grab a bite to eat, from locally roasted coffee beans to southern beers, blue cod to prime beef; Invercargill is definitely a foodie’s destination.
Visit one of the local cafes, restaurants or bars for a southern take on some of the finest and freshest ingredients in the world. The quintessential Invercargill café experience is all about coffee, milkshakes and, of course, cheese rolls.
From sheep’s milk to southern beers, blue cod to prime beef, Invercargill is definitely a foodie’s destination. Visit one of the local cafes, restaurants or bars for a southern take on some of the finest and…
Re-Vive Friday Nights
Cheers to good times in the heart of Invercargill.
Invercargill offers a diverse range of options for your Friday night. For music lovers, the Tuatara Cafe and Bar regularly hosts open mic nights, Waxy's has a live band on most Fridays and Saturdays, and the historic Civic Theatre is the go-to venue for shows and concerts. The city and surrounding region also host various events throughout the year, such as the Burt Munro Challenge, Bluff Oyster & Food Festival and Field Days, which attract thousands of visitors from across New Zealand and the world. When it comes to drinks, Invercargill has an emerging craft beer scene, with local breweries like 4 Mates Brewery and Gadoochi Cider producing unique and flavourful beverages. In addition to beer, you'll also be able to sample local Auld Distillery's Gin at Invercargill's only top-level bar, 360. Whether you're looking to attend an event or sample some of the best brews in New Zealand, Invercargill has something to offer everyone.
Re-Think Your Weekend
Experience comfort and hospitality in the heart of Invercargill
When was the last time you had a staycation or a weekend getaway in Invercargill? Our city offers a range of accommodations with options for all budgets. From luxurious lodges and hotels to budget-friendly hostels and motels. Plenty of accommodation is centrally located with easy access to the city's activities. You can expect a warm welcome, a relaxed atmosphere, and comfortable accommodation to suit your stay.
Invercargill boasts a wide selection of hotels, motels, holiday parks, B&B’s, and even a quality backpackers right in the heart of the city. There’s an accommodation option for every situation and budget!
Fondly dubbed the "City of Water and Light", referring to the long summer daylight hours, frequent appearances of the Aurora Australis (Southern Lights), and the city’s position beside the Waihopai River estuary…
Fiordland is a place of extraordinary scenic beauty. One of New Zealand’s oldest tourism drawcards, this rugged and remote region offers awe-inspiring landscapes and wide range of recreational activities.
Rakiura Stewart Island is the southernmost and smallest island of the three main islands of New Zealand. Just 30km from the South Island, it is a perfect retreat for those seeking peace, quiet, and adventure.
The Catlins, the spectacular coastal stretch between Balclutha and Invercargill, boasts a rugged beauty and untouched quality that is magnetic. Here you’ll find a world of native forests fringed by high cliffs, deserted…
The town lies on the banks of the Mataura River. With nearly 150km of easily accessible waters that are internationally renowned for brown trout fly-fishing, the river is a fisherman’s dream.