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Now Fenced Off

Visited on Wednesday 2nd May. This area is full of so much of the early history of Invercargill and... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Michael-4551
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Caloundra, Australia
Great walk

Opportunity to walk the boardwalk and see the estuary in all its glory and beauty. Just make sure... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2016
ElvisInvercargill
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Invercargill
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

We were coming back from Bluff when we saw the boardwalk across the lagoon and estuary. We went for a walk and enjoyed all the birdlife along the way. It was also really nice seeing so many people of all ages enjoying the walk. After...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Visited on Wednesday 2nd May. This area is full of so much of the early history of Invercargill and it would be a shame if it was lost, hopefully it will be restored for future generations to enjoy. Worth visiting if you have the time.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

The last piece of the remaining wharf has now been fenced off as unsafe, and I expect it will soon go the way as the rest of the wharf with just the stumps remaining. Still there is the replica of the wooden tracked train, but...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Easy walk - it includes a board walk loop track. Nice views of the estuary. Family friendly and a good place to have a picnic. There’s an old boat for the kids to climb and play on.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Opportunity to walk the boardwalk and see the estuary in all its glory and beauty. Just make sure you choose a good day, otherwise wrap up warm. Good track and view.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank ElvisInvercargill
Reviewed December 7, 2016

For 'safety reasons' the wharf has been barricaded off. ICC needs wither to fundraise to make the wharf 'safe' or move onto something else. As it stands the site is disappointing.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank BillWvetcyclist
Reviewed June 5, 2016

It was 1860 when the Otago Provincial Government built the first jetty at the end of Tweed Street to serve the newly established township. The subsequent discovery of gold in the Wakatipu district saw Invercargill’s population climb from 3,455 to 9,545 between 1862 and 1863....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Alister L
Reviewed May 22, 2016

Put on a windproof jacket and take the 5km walk. Our group of 6 fifty plussers, walked off a potential hangover, post Bluff Oyster Festival. It was invigorating, scenic and well presented. A great spot for camera buffs on dusk.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank maryv764
Reviewed May 1, 2016

My husband and I bike around the estuary to the wharf all the time and it still makes us stop and appreciate the beauty of this place. It is really beautiful, scenic and peaceful, I run between thinking how peaceful it is and how I...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Memobabe
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Try and time you visit with the tide being in otherwise you wont see this attraction at its best. Take 45 minutes to take the round trip walk. Great water bird life to see. Walk is flat and easy going. Don't get caught out going...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Patricia M
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