Discover Invercargill / Southland

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Where to find us

Invercargill lies nestled in the majestic province of Southland, easily accessible with daily flights from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Drive through some of the most spectacular scenery imaginable to reach Queenstown or Dunedin airports in just two and a half hours.

Scenic Highlights

Untouched landscapes, dramatic coastlines, unique wildlife and great southern hospitality - all synonymous with Southland. Surprise yourself with the almost tropical beaches of Stewart Island and add on an island weekend away without the jetlag!  

Whether your business event takes you to the heritage filled streets of Invercargill or to the wild beauty of Fiordland, you’re bound to fall in love with the scenic wonders of Southland.

Why Invercargill / Southland?

Conference Venues & Facilities

Invercargill has a diverse range of venues available to host your next business event – whether it be the award-winning Ascot Park Hotel, the world-class ILT Stadium or the spectacular Bill Richardson’s Transport World. Each within an 8-minute drive from the other, there is ample opportunity to customise your venue experience. 

Accommodation

Embrace the warm hospitality synonymous with Southland when you find your new “home away from home”. Southland offers an array of accommodation options to match every taste and budget – from central city hotels and motels in Invercargill to boutique lodges in the stunning Fiordland. 

Unforgettable Experiences

Feel the steady beat of rural city living in the heart of Southland. Invercargill has everything you need on its doorstep: from galleries and museums to New Zealand’s only heavy machinery playground. Let the evolving city skyline inspire you to try something new - like seeing the stunning Aurora Australis from Stewart Island or oyster tasting in Bluff.

Take the Southern Scenic route for a relaxing contrast - whether it’s to enjoy the artisan vibe of Riverton’s main street and its eclectic array of retail stores, or to explore the rugged coastlines and golden sands of the Catlins. Plus, you could easily extend your visit to Te Anau, the starting point to Aotearoa’s most beautiful Sounds, to take advantage of being able to go your own pace in this internationally renowned destination.
Photo Credit: Bluff Marae Aurora Australis - Credit Erica Sinclair (Te Whānua a Apanui). Bluff Signpost - Southland, New Zealand - Credit Videocopter.