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Stead Street Wharf

1 Tweed Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Great walk

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

Reviewed 10 December 2016
ElvisInvercargill
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Invercargill
via mobile
No access to the wharf

For 'safety reasons' the wharf has been barricaded off. ICC needs wither to fundraise to make the... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
BillWvetcyclist
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Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
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“wooden track” (2 reviews)
“new zealand” (2 reviews)
“estuary” (5 reviews)
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1 Tweed Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 December 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.

Thank ElvisInvercargill
Reviewed 7 December 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.

Thank BillWvetcyclist
Reviewed 5 June 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

Thank Alister L
Reviewed 23 May 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.

Thank maryv764
Reviewed 1 May 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

Thank Memobabe
Reviewed 25 February 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

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

It was a sunny day so chose to head out on the bike. Not ventured out too far on the Estuary track before and don't know why to be honest. The track takes you through to the Bluff Highway ending up at the Woodchip Mill....More

Thank asf051
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Has an old steam train on the wharf nice for a walk in Invercargill used to take my take-aways and watch the sun set.

Thank Jean R
Reviewed 9 January 2015

This wasteland was once Invercargill's port and at the end of a long jetty before land reclaiming brought the shoreline up to the current wharf edge. There are still remains of the port but the main attraction is a replica of the first railway locomotive...More

Thank Alec C
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Pick a good day for a walk as very exposed.You can walk either way on the track that skirts the city boundary.Estery views or follow the river up to Queens Drive.

Thank KIWIKEITH
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