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.
Excellent standard of service: 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.
With a combination of cultural attractions, a rejuvenated city life, and outstanding nature reserves and parks, Invercargill is a great place to stay for a few days. Enjoy 4 unique and attractive 18-hole golf courses, all within minutes of the city center, or check out Oreti beach, filming location of “The Fastest Indian”. Explore the city and its many fine museums, art galleries, and parks or take a short trip to one of the bush reserves, beaches or gardens on Invercargill's outskirts.
Classic Motorcycle Mecca is home to the most iconic classic motorcycle brands, allowing visitors to discover legends of the road and hidden gems, like our quirky custom bikes, that you simply won't see anywhere else on Earth.
This Invercargill motorcycle museum is home to dynamic and engaging displays to please every passion.
491 Tay Street, Invercargill
Reputedly the largest private collection of its type in the world. This is a privately owned collection of over 300 trucks and 150 petrol bowsers, significant Henry Ford Letter Car and V8 collection, VW Kombis, Pedal Cars, Wearable Arts, and much more in this exquisite display house in over 10,000sqm of sheds. A major redevelopment project was completed in 2015. It now includes The Grille Café, a purpose-built conference and event center, shop, kids Construction Space, and many interactive displays.
168 Dee Street, Invercargill
Much more than just a hardware store and engineering shop. Over 100 exhibits on display including Burt Munro's legendary, original 1920 Indian Scout. Proudly displayed throughout our store and free for all to view, is an eclectic range of world-renown classic, vintage and modern motorcycles, automobiles, engines, equipment and memorabilia which today makes up the E Hayes Motorworks Collection.
25min drive from 388 Tay Motel
Bluff is one of the oldest European settlements in New Zealand. Come here to enjoy the scent of the sea and the rugged character of an oystering port. The port of Bluff is the gateway to Stewart Island, and home of Bluff oysters – reputed to be the best in the world. The oyster season runs from March to August, with the popular Bluff Oyster and Food Festival held in May.
Stewart Island is New Zealand's third largest island, situated 30 kilometres south of the South Island, across the Foveaux Strait. Over 85% of the island is National Park, and most people come here for the hiking and birdwatching. The island has just 28km of road, but 280km of walking tracks suited to short waks, day walks and multi-day hikes. Walk the three-day Rakiura Track and you will get the full experience of Stewart Island’s wild beauty.