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Our local insights

Our tips and favourite places


There’s plenty to see and do when you’re down south in Invercargill! At New Zealand’s southernmost city, we have something for everyone, whether you enjoy being out in nature, relaxing with family or mates, or want to learn more about New Zealand’s rich heritage. Take a look at some of our local insights if you’re keen to know more, and we hope you enjoy your time in the City of Water and Light — it’s a city where dreams are possible!

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Driving from Dunedin to Invercargill and other common routes

There are a few ways to get to our park by driving. Dunedin to Invercargill is one of the most popular ones to get to us. Take a look at our tips for some of the more popular routes.

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Invercargill Airport and what to expect when flying in

A smaller urban airport, Invercargill Airport still has all the essentials and flies to all other major urban areas in NZ.

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Invercargill Weather and Climate

Planning a visit to Invercargill and want to know how to prepare for the weather? We have some tips for visiting during different seasons here.

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The Catlins

The Catlins are a gorgeous natural area comprising of forests, waterfalls, ocean beaches, and much more.

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A City with a Rich History

Invercargill has a rich, long-standing history dating back over 165 years ago. When did the city get started, and how does its founding affect life today? Find out more here!

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Five Fun Facts about Invercargill

Invercargill has a lot of going for it. With a rich history and some unique features, there’s a lot of things you might not know about the city. Check out these five fun facts about the city.

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Invercargill: The World’s Southernmost…

Invercargill is the most southern city in New Zealand. But it also has many of the southernmost things in the entire world.

Take a look at some of these southernmost things in our article, and go have a visit to a few while you’re here!

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