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Spend the day exploring the largest privately owned collection of its kind in the world. The stunningly-crafted Bill Richardson Transport World is 15,000 sqm celebrating everything wheels, but this is not just a place for motoring enthusiasts. There’s something for everybody – come and delight in the unexpected. This is a must-do for every visitor to Invercargill.
Looking to de-stress? Crush a car. You can even
tailor your experience: grab a can of spray paint
and unleash your daily stressors before getting
behind the controls of our digger. Trust us,
there’s nothing more satisfying than hearing the
crunch of disintegrating metal. Includes a private
viewing area to give your guests a front row view.
Our Big Dig does what it says on the tin – and more. Dig to your heart’s content before a round of digger basketball. Stack tyres and manoeuvre basketballs like a pro. Give the digger a 360-degree whirl and test your skills with digger gymnastics, including a handstand. Intrigued yet?
The king of the gravel pit. Operate 15 tonnes of sheer power, in a machine that can master the most gentle of manoeuvres
In an experience you never knew was missing from your life, have a go at feeling like Superman (or woman) in our 4-tonne skid steer, stacking up to 20 tonnes of tyres. Drive this nippy number around the whole Dig This playground
Don't judge a book by its cover: have a go on our speediest number. This jack-of-all-trades machine boasts an incredible power-to-weight ratio.
Stewart Island is New Zealand’s third largest island and it’s an idyllic spot for a day trip from Bluff. Maximise your time with this great-value return ferry to Stewart Island from Bluff and sail across the scenic Foveaux Strait on a 1-hour catamaran cruise.
Housed in two beautifully-restored period building in Invercargill’s inner-city, Classic Motorcycle Mecca offers visitors the chance to get up close to a dizzying array of motorcycles. With pieces dating from as far back as 1902 through to the sleekest of modern machines, the collection includes some of the most rare and significant motorcycles in the world.
This is it: the ultimate Dig This Invercargill experience. Try your hand at our two most popular machines, a bulldozer and a digger, for an adventure you won’t forget. Dig to your heart’s content, then give creating – and destroying – a whopping mound of dirt a crack. This is definitely one to tick off your bucket list.
The ultimate experience in our giant gravel pit. Have a go at our two big toys
Digger: the king of the gravel pit. Operate 15 tonnes of sheer power, in a machine that can master the most gentle of manoeuvres
Bulldozer: he is a beast. Test your mettle and destroy everything in your path with our grunty 15 tonne bulldozer
Dig a whole lot of dirt, for a whole lot of fun. Using our five-tonne digger, dump, dig and push your way around our giant gravel pit in one versatile and impressive machine. Guide your hulking piece of machinery through delicate twirls and spins that would seem at home in a ballet performance.
The king of the gravel pit. Operate 5 tonnes of sheer power, in a machine that can master the most gentle of manoeuvres
Did you love making sandcastles as a kid? What about smashing them afterwards? This is the experience for you. You won’t find any seashells here, but you will get to ram a heap of dirt into a giant mound before making your way to the top and back for extra thrills.
He is a beast. Test your mettle and destroy everything in your path with our grunty 15-tonne bulldozer
Pre-book your tickets on a comfortable catamaran ferry from Bluff to Stewart island, and enjoy a worry-free trip across the Foveaux Strait. This 1-hour ferry ride from Bluff to Stewart Island is wheelchair accessible, and coffee and tea are available onboard. The Stewart Island ferry operates year-round, with multiple departures available each day.
A visit to our farm and guided tour of our animals provides you with unique insight to rural life in New Zealand. We are excited to enable you to interact with animals you may not otherwise meet and reveal where food comes from
Four-wheel drive vehicles are intrinsic to our family farm life in the rugged High Country. Experience the safe yet gravity- defying nimbleness of our Green Jeeps, take in breath-taking panoramic views.
You’ll be guided by a Tom, the fourth generation farmer, with his best mate ‘Tubs’, a working sheep dog who ‘speaks on command! Tom will share with the colourful gold mining history, unique High Country ecosphere and rugged schist landmarks, with true stories of farming the land since 1911 .
It’s a ‘wee adventure” as we say in the South, that’s ideal for families or couples with a taste for high country adventure.
~ Amazing views and photo opportunities from 1,000m.
~ Learn about the gold-mining history & farming life.
~ Meet a working dog (it might even sit along side you).
~ Learn about the history of the area, the farm and the people.
~ Panoramic high country views of the Eyre Mountains and Nevis.
~ See if you can spot our native bird of prey, the New Zealand Peregrine falcon.
Located on a privately owned working kiwi farm set in the high country just 45 minutes South of Queenstown in a farming settlement called Garston.
The Life of a Working Dog is a dog show which lasts just over an hour. You will gain an insight into farming life, the history of the area and what the Life of a Working Dog is like.
Meet the famous Huntaway dogs that were bred for New Zealand's rugged high country. Witch, Pip and Tubs love to lick, shake hands and 'speak' on command. With one whistle they snap to attention ready to show you their different talents.
~ Amazing views and photo opportunities.
~ Step inside a working woolshed.
~ Meet our dogs and pat them if you wish.
~ Learn about the dogs, their different roles and jobs on the farm.
~ Watch the dogs bring the sheep into the woolshed and push them through the yards.
~ Learn how they respond to different commands.
Embark on a 3-day guided trek on the Hollyford Track, one of New Zealand’s most renowned hiking trails, located in the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park. An experienced guide leads you past the snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps through native rainforest to the rugged west coast. You’ll backpack through the Hollyford Valley, ride a jet boat and take a helicopter flight into magnificent Milford Sound. Enjoy personalized service, world-class cuisine and comfortable lodge accommodation during this small-group tour, limited to 16 participants.