Gore is the second-largest town in the Southland region and is divided into two parts by the Mataura River.
With a combination of culture and heritage that is teamed with modern facilities and city advantages in a rural setting, the southern town of Gore is a drawcard for many. Famous for its country music, illicit whiskey making and brown trout fishing, there is also a growing hub of history, heritage and artwork. more
Rural communities that surround Gore include Mataura, Waikaia and Mandeville, who all play a role in telling the stories of the region’s industrial past.
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Mobile-friendly - Comfort, quality and fully self-contained accommodation. Also three new executive studios - two with wheelchair access. Quiet, peaceful, central location with a mature garden setting. Close to New Zealand's finest fishing river. Easy drive to Fiordland, Queenstown, Te Anau and recreational areas. We do it right - first time.
Mobile-friendly - Travel Door2Door 7 days, from Invercargill or Bluff to Dunedin and return OR from Invercargill or Bluff to Queenstown return on one of our regular runs. Our runs to Bluff are timed to suit the Stewart Island ferry crossings. Or take one of our full-day scenic tours through the Catlins or Western Southland or half-day tour around Bluff.
Mobile-friendly - Farm To Farm Tours gives you the opportunity to travel throughout New Zealand and the world on tours customised to your needs. We specialise in organising tours for farmers, agribusiness people and others interested in rural life. As well as group tours, we arrange self drive tours, agricultural conferences and events, farm stays and country hospitality experiences.
Mobile-friendly - Heartland Hotel Croydon stands among 6 acres of park-like surrounds on the edge of Gore just two hours' drive from both Dunedin and Queenstown. 36 rooms and suites are available for guests. Extensive guest services and facilities including on-site restaurant and bar and complimentary WiFi. Relax in the comfort of your centrally-heated standard or superior room with quality room amenities.
With one of Southern Campers fantastic Motorhomes, you can see the beautiful South Island of New Zealand. Our fleet of modern campervans are fully equipped with solar panels for longer freedom camping, toilet, shower, hot/cold water, cookers, fridge, crockery, cutlery and cooking equipment. Linen provided. Certified self-contained campers for freedom camping.
Windermere, a working alpaca and llama farm, is located on tourist route State Highway 6 just south of Dipton in rural Southland. 30min drive from Invercargill. Our guided farm tours allow you to meet, photograph and learn about our friendly llamas and curious alpacas in a relaxed, picturesque environment. Our farm shop has alpaca-yarn, products & garments for sale.
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