Travel Blogs from Invercargill, New Zealand

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Three-eyed beasts, Invercargill and the Catlins, New Zealand travel blog

Three-eyed beasts

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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... the beach, occasionally peering at us through watery eyes. We then braved the wind at Slope Point, the most southerly point in New Zealand, and almost equidistant between the Equator and the South Pole. It is the home of New Zealand's most southerly ...

Summer, where are you?, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Summer, where are you?

A travel blog entry by mtrmsd

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Settle down. I know you're very excited about the sheep shearing world record being broken yesterday. I'm sure it's all over the newspapers. I'll get to that in a bit. Let's see, I think I last updated in Seacliff. The last day there was ...

Vegas, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Vegas

A travel blog entry by mtrmsd

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... Tuatepere. I was going to head to Bluff, but if I make it to Stewart Island I will be going through there anyway. Invercargill is a boring and uneventful city. At least that's true from a tourist perspective. They really don't have much to offer and ...

Braving the winds..., Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Braving the winds...

A travel blog entry by rich

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... we were at the beautiful, but absolutely freezing Porpoise Bay - it's amazing how quickly the weather can change in New Zealand! I took a couple of pictures but then scurried inside the visitor's centre for information on Stewart Island. Quite frankly, I ...

Never Been this far from Home, Dunedin/Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Never Been this far from Home

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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... to sea and thinking wow, the south pole is the next stop! We checked into Beach Road Holiday Park (just outside Invercargill town) and would recommend this campsite to anyone as the facilities and amenities were great and the owner was very friendly ...

Invercargill. Not New Zealands best city!!, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Invercargill. Not New Zealands best city!!

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Southern City, Invercargill, South Island, New Zealand travel blog

Southern City

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... ,000 it has everything you need in a city but still suffers from a poor reputation amongst other kiwis as being somewhat inadequate. Invercargill is perhaps the most southerly city I will ever visit in the world - I'm closer to the South Pole than the ...

Invercargill, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Invercargill

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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... 't going to go to Stewart Island. We booked into our hostel and then the day was ours. There really isn't that much to do in Invercargill as it is a working town. I went and had a look round; it was just like any town in England really. I headed back ...

Caitlin Coast, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Caitlin Coast

A travel blog entry by supertrampz

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... about the sub-antartic islands were the weather is even worse and people have only survived shipwrecks by eating megaherbs and doing horrible things to seals. New Zealand lost in the World Cup to Australia, the knives are out. ...

Life with 'The Cunninghams', Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Life with 'The Cunninghams'

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... seven or eight days out there this started to develop in to a mild obsession. In the nine months that I've been in New Zealand I don't think I've eaten mashed potatoes once. Until now. Since returning to the Lorneville Holiday Park, it's all I've ...

Kitchen People, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Kitchen People

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... He explained with a glimmer of adventure how he had sold his farm, replacing it just as quickly with everything he needed for his new lifestyle of choice; a luxurious caravan, a four-wheel-drive and a kayak. I thought it was an amazing decision for a man ...

The Power of Goodbye, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

The Power of Goodbye

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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After further thanks and a friendly moment of farewell with Sue and Vance I started up the van and made my way up to the office for my final goodbye - the one I wasn't looking forward to. Not at all. When I got out of the van Chris was in the ...

From the bottom of the world, Invercargill, Southland, South Island, New Zealand travel blog

From the bottom of the world

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Half way through my New Zealand road trip and I'm at the bottom of the country. I guess that it's high time I turned around and started going north again! Invercargill is certainly the southern most city I've ever visited, and my stay on Stewart ...

Down South for the Night, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Down South for the Night

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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As promised we did very little today so we could rest our limbs. We left for Invercargill at 7am, arriving at 9am. We didn't bother going to Stewart Island for a couple of reasons. Firstly it was NZ$110 each to use the ferry (about 40 each). ...

Over to Inver, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Over to Inver

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... who liked the local brew and a good laugh along the way. She was really friendly too, spoke better English and absolutely loved New Zealand, so there was plenty to talk and laugh about. It made for quite a pleasant evening really and after a brief read ...

Invercargill: Arsehole of the World, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Invercargill: Arsehole of the World

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Henry, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Henry

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... . To be honest, once again I wasn't blown away by old 'Inver'. Considering it's a city and by the standards of the other New Zealand cities I've encountered, there' really isn't a fat lot to write home about. Sorry Inver! I left after a while before ...

Southern most city in the world, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Southern most city in the world

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... The impression we had of Invercargill before we visited was of a dirty, windy city with not much going for it at the bottom of New Zealand. When we arrived we were pleasantly suprised to find a city, which on the day we were there was very mild, sunny ...

How Cold?, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

How Cold?

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... scrambled eggs on thick toast for breakfast then promptly packed, loaded up the bus and it was off South this time to Invercargill - New Zealands most Southern city. And bloody freezing it was too. There was an option of flying to Stewart Island (the ...

Hokey Pokey, Te Anau and Manoupri, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Hokey Pokey, Te Anau and Manoupri

A travel blog entry by hilarya

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... of us were in Judith's car, and on our way to Te Anau. But first a few facts about Invercargill. The population is about 50,000; it;s New Zealand's southernmost city with a 'can do' attitude and a friendly approach (so the tourist blurb says, ...

More rugby.....!, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

More rugby.....!

A travel blog entry by vicki

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I had an interesting trip down from Te Anau to Invercargill, as the office had over-booked the bus I was supposed to be travelling on, and there wasn't a seat for me - so I ended up sitting on a rugby ball and 2 pillows between the driver and passenger ...

Invercargill, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Invercargill

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from New Zealand in our entry from Kaikoura, New Zealand entitled 'The Last of the Cliff Climbing Penguins!'. Cheers, K & ...

On our way to invercargill we stopped at ..., Invercargill / Dunedin, New Zealand travel blog

On our way to invercargill we stopped at ...

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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... redeeming factor for us (although we obviously love the rural life) was that it was near Bluff which is at the very bottom of New Zealand (apart from the islands). We tried to head there 10th November but the wind nearly took us off the road so we gave ...

Sausages and Tuatapere, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Sausages and Tuatapere

A travel blog entry by hilarya

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We could have done our return journey to Invercargill via Lake Hauroko, the deepest lake in New Zealand. But because no trip to New Zealand would be complete without a sojurn to Tuatapere, the sausage capital of NZ (and I've the photo to prove it), we ...

Rain Forecast, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Rain Forecast

A travel blog entry by thelees

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Invercargill is a bigger city than we expected, sprawling with chain stores and car dealerships. We were unduly excited to see our first Pak'nSave on the South Island! Bear in mind that we'd worked our way from top to bottom along the west coast already. ...

Queenstown to Invercargill, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Queenstown to Invercargill

A travel blog entry by alexinnz

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... : at least we found a glassons. Getting out of Queenstown somehow took us to lunch time before we even had filled up with gas. Invercargill is a town full of not a lot. As the Lonely Planet guide says it really is just a place to fill up before heading ...

Down the Catlins, Catlins / Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Down the Catlins

A travel blog entry by jag

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... family run camping ground. This place was laid back to stay the least with payment made into an honesty box. We both set up our new tents for the first time and set about cooking up some dinner. After dinner we decided to get onto the box of wine we had ...

Invercargill, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Invercargill

A travel blog entry by emilybs

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... strongly advise that theres nothing to do there....and they're right!   Even at the i-site, the number 1 activity in Invercargill is the cinema!!   So we went and saw 'jumper'.   Number two was laserquest (yup running ...

I Love Tallulha, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

I Love Tallulha

A travel blog entry by fos53

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... hilly.  I was tired!!!  Just recovered intime to see the opening ceromony at the pub; what was all that about? Invercargill.  I am staying at Simon and Maddie's house here now; some of you at Ellesmere will know Simon very well from Skill ...

Right on the south, Invercargill, New Zealand travel blog

Right on the south

A travel blog entry by ed_and_yvette

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... beach (the beaches in NZ are better than in Bali - shame the water is a little cooler!). Today we drove down to Invercargill on 'Southern Scenic Route' along the Catlins Park area, stopping on the way at Nugget Point (lots more seals) and a petrified ...

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