Activity Category: Southland

Walk/cycle in Sandy Point Domain, Invercargill

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Just 10 minutes from the city, this domain gives you views over to Stewart Island in one direction and back towards Invercargill and the harbour in the other direction. With lots of tracks to choose from, you should be able to choose a walk or cycle that suits your family. The…

Bill Richardson Transport World, Invercargill

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Already being referred to as the ‘Truck Museum’ this place opened at the end of 2015 and immediately got rave reviews. Originally one man’s collection (Bill Richardson) that he would take people round by appointment, Transport World was born with this collection and further purchases, to create what you see today –…

Splash Palace, Invercargill

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Lots of pools within this complex so should be something for everyone in the family; a 50m lap pool, a leisure pool (which includes waves and water features operational at certain times), a toddlers’ pool, hydroslide, spa and sauna (the last 2 available to adults only). All within walking distance…

Southland Museum – Niho o te Taniwha, Invercargill

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This museum in Invercargill has 2 features which come recommended by other families. The first is the ‘Tuatarium’ which is home to over 100 tuatara of all different ages, from babies to ‘Henry’, who is over 110 years old! You don’t actually have to go inside to see the tuatara,…