Whether you are looking for fun and entertainment or a relaxing holiday taking in the pleasures of our friendly city, Invercargill is the place. Invercargill is the most southern city in New Zealand. It is your gateway to Stewart Island, the Catlins, Fiordland and Southern Lakes. A 20 minute drive south will take you to the most southern point of the South Island, Bluff. Famous worldwide for its oysters. Bluff is a place not to be missed.
Invercargill has a population of 53,000, and welcomes all tourists wanting to experience an excellent standard of service and southern hospitality. Invercargill is renowned for its warmth and friendliness.
All the benefits of city life are found in Invercargill, without the smog and over populated areas experienced in most cities. Excellent shopping and a large variety of energetic cafes, restaurants and bars are found throughout Invercargill. The city underwent an upgrade which has left the inner city centre vibrant and modern but still contains a lot of history. This is evident in the number of heritage buildings Invercargill has, adding to its character.