Invercargill is an excellent central base from which to embark on an Invercargill tour of the Southland region. Close to such natural treasures as Stewart Island, the Catlins Coast and Fiordland, Invercargill also offers good shopping, a lively dining scene and a relaxed friendly atmosphere. Tours range in length from simple day tours through to overnight adventures and extended treks. Scenic flights of the Catlins Coast, Fiordland and Stewart Island depart from Invercargill airport for a Southern Experience you will never forget. Wildlife and Nature tours make up a large percentage of the most popular tours from Invercargill and feature encounters with dolphins, fur seals, penguins and prolific birdlife.
You’ll also find some of the oldest forms of plant life and native forest in New Zealand here. An Invercargill must do is a tour through the Southland Museum and Art Gallery which includes a Tuatara enclosure, interactive cinema and multiple art galleries featuring some of New Zealand’s finest artists. To find out all about Invercargill’s hottest tourist spots take a day tour around the City to discover award winning gardens, stunning architecture and gourmet delights along with an informative commentary on the history of one of New Zealand’s oldest Cities.
Many Invercargill tours offer personally designed tours with experienced guides helping you to get the most from your Southland experience. Operators are easy going and eager to take you to Invercargill’s best attractions and activities and there is no shortage of companies to choose from. Invercargill is known as the friendly City and the excellent choice and location of accommodation makes it easy to find your way around. Head out to the beaches around Invercargill for a spot of surfing, beach walking and fishing. A tour from Invercargill to the fishing village of Bluff will be rewarded with bluff oysters, cruises and fresh seafood from the trawlers.
Take a tour through the small towns and wide open spaces around Invercargill on a private journey that will take you to the hidden gems off Southlands well worn tourist track. Other Invercargill attractions and activities include 4 wheel drive tours, jet boat rides, bungy jumping, theatres, an aquatic centre and underground cave tours. Discover the history behind Burt Munro’s captivating story on a tour all about the World’s Fastest Indian”, take a motorcycle tour or visit some of the historic homesteads of North Otago. Invercargill has excellent transport options between all of Southland’s main centres making it a great choice to stay and explore the area on your preferred Invercargill tours.