There's a new buzz in town and it's called Bumper Ball! Bump, roll and flip over whilst trying to score a goal against your opponents! Hilarious to play and to watch, Bumper Ball... read more
Stewart Island Experience :: Village and Bays Tour
Explore Oban and the surrounding bays in our modern mini-buses. Gain an entertaining insight into the community, history and environment of Stewart Island. Our guides enjoy sharing... read more
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Web: www.stewartislandexperience.co.nz/newzealand/villageandbays/
- Phone: 03 212 7660
- Location: Stewart Island, New Zealand
Curio Bay - Catlins
Curio Bay is of international significance for its fossilised forest dating back to the Jurassic period. The tree fossils you see here are 160 million years old and the forest was alive when NZ was part of Gondwanaland. Curio Bay’s fossil forest is best viewed at low tide from the viewing platform which is only a short walk (5 minutes) from the car park.read more
Hokanui Pioneer Village and Museum
Wander around the campus, bring a picnic and step back in time. The historic buildings onsite include a church with a lychgate, an old bank, a pioneer cottage, an early school and a blacksmith.read more
We have a large complex with an office, a kitchen, souvenir counter and public toilets.
Inside the complex are displays of vintage tractors and cars and agricultural implements - many of which are fully restored.
There are also displays of a saddler, communications, domestic displays, a boot maker and a variety of household and farm items.
- Phone: 03 208 1161
- Location: Waimea St, Gore
Cathedral Caves - Catlins
These grand imposing caves are one of the well-known Catlins coastal attractions. They can only be accessed at low tide enquire at Information Centres.There is a small entrance fee (the access road is on private land), and the walk from the car park will take you through forest (approx 30 minutes walk one way). After you come out of the forest it is only a short walk along Waipati Beach to the Cathedral Caves entrance.read more
Step back in time into the Aviation Museum, take a trip of a lifetime in one of our Vintage Aircraft flights, then explore the Mandeville precinct - the historic former Mandeville Railway hotel building, and enjoy a coffee and something to eat at Miss Cocoa Coffee Cafe.read more
Southern Outdoor Instruction
Southern Outdoor Instruction have been providing adventure activities since 2006. We specialise in teaching a range of outdoor skills including white water kayaking, sea kayaking, rock climbing, hiking and alpine experiences. We have a passion for exploring our natural world and love sharing it with others.read more
- Phone: 03 215 4221
- Location: 810 North Road Lornville, Invercargill
Hump Ridge Jet - Southland
One of NZ’s most exhilarating jet boat experiences, jet boat across Lake Hauroko to challenge the most exhilarating journey in New Zealand, the Wairaurahiri river, 27 kilometres of grade 3, rock strewn white water rapids. When the Wild South Coast is reached, you can trek in to see the mighty Percyburn viaduct or just relax and enjoy the abundance of wildlife. A short walk over the Wairaurahiri swingbridge into Waitutu virgin forest is a must. This is a long day and the jet boating is very exciting. The trip would not be suitable for very young children. Transport to and from Otautau to start of the jet boat trip can be provided. Otautau is about 30 mins drive from Invercargill.read more
- Phone: 03 215 4221
- Location: 17 Main St, Otautau, Southland
The largest private automotive museum of its type in the world, with literally hundreds of motor vehicles and petrol pumps on display. But don't worry though if you're not a motoring enthusiast! Families can also enjoy a growing wearable arts collection, movie theatre, children’s play zones and themed bathrooms which are fast becoming as famous as our vehicles.
Find dedicated spaces for families like the Construction Zone Lego Room. Watch as your children amass themselves in piles of LEGO, or challenge themselves with educational programmes provided on iPads. Dress up and interactive fun are even encouraged on a Replica 1925 New Zealand Police Paddy Wagon. Enjoy your latte and lunch in comfort as The Grille cafe houses a secure children's play area. With so much to see, let us entertain you for a few hours or the whole day.
Bill Richardson Transport World is the largest private collection of its type in the world. Home to over 300 vehicles, a wearable arts collection, children's play zones, The Grille Cafe and themed bathrooms fast becoming as famous as our vehicles. Transport World has something for everyone.
- Phone: 03 217 0199
491 Tay Street
Invercargill, New Zealand
Chipmunks Playland - Invercargill
Welcome to Chipmunks, the indoor children’s adventure playground and café. Chipmunks is the ultimate place for children up to 11 years to go for entertainment and educational purposes. Our playland primarily consists of specialised play equipment of an extremely high standard, with protective matting and padding. We also have mazes, inflatable slides, flying fox, play stations, ball pools and a separate area for under 3s.
- Phone: 03 214 6109
- Location: 103 Spey St, Invercargill
Catlins Horse Riding
Stunning views over several beaches and with personalized service, you will enjoy the selection of rides ranging from 1 hour treks to full day options. With small groups and the opportunity to ride among farm animals, through native forest and along sandy beaches to play in the surf or view the sea lions, your family will have a great adventure.read more
- Phone: 03 415 8368
- Location: Te Taunga, 41 Newhaven Road, RD1, Owaka, South Otago
Splash Palace - Invercargill
Splash Palace in Invercargill is one of the premier aquatic facilities in New Zealand. With a unique southern coastal theme the centre is a fun place to visit. There are few communities in the world that can boast an indoor aquatic centre of this size, within walking distance of the CBD, close to a large selection of motels and parks. The facility includes a 50m x 8 lane sports pool with a bulkhead, a leisure pool with waves and sprays, a tots’ pool and a learners’ pool. There is also a water slide, spa pool, steam room and a café, all indoors with convenient off street car parking. The Splash Palace Swim School is available for babies to adults, of all levels.read more
- Phone: 03 217 3838
- Location: 56 Elles Road, Invercargill