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Invercargill Visitor Information Centre

108 Gala Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-211 0895
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Ranked #8 of 23 Attractions in Invercargill
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had to spend about 3 hours in this place while we waited for a bus. It was raining so couldn't be bothered walking anywhere. The staff let us put our bags behind the counter, the museum side of it with live Tuatara is lovely. There is a great café and gift shopping all in one relaxing building

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

A little hard to find off a main road, but situated near the huge gardens in Invercargill. You can get all the info and advice you need here, including tours on Stewart Is etc. Very friendly and helpful staff.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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44 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Located right by Queens Gardens - opens early and very helpful staff. Worth a visit when in the City

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Auckland, New Zealand
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88 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The staff here were couple of older ladies who were clearly bored with their jobs!!! one of them could hardly bothered to stand up and grab us a brochure of an attraction nearby. the attitude was just not nice from either of the staff. Also one of them gave us wrong directions!!!!!!! To be honest that attraction had recently moved... More

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Sydney, Australia
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807 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Should be a focal point for any new visitor but they did nothing to help me explore the region. There must be more than what they were encouraging me to do.

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New South Wales
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15 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We arrived only a few minutes before closing but the lady at the counter helped us to get a room for the night instead of shoving us out the door.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Plenty of relevant information about local and national tourist attractions and activities. The staff were very helpful when booking activities or cancelling them. They went out of their way when my shark dive was cancelled due to bad weather to contact the diving company although I had not booked through the visitor centre itself and ensured I got a full... More

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Lots of information and great that it is at the Museum as a very popular place. Lovely surroundings so comfortable for the traveller to browse.

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We stopped here to enquire about booking either ferry or flights to Steward Island. Staff were extremely helpful and did not rush you with decisions. They then made our bookings for us giving us vouchers to hand over at the airport and also for a cruise of Patersons Inlet on Stewart Island. You can book it all from this Centre.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Helpful people and a great place to wander through and reflect on local history. Make sure you check out the tuatara's.

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