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Demolition World

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Hidden gem

Visited on my way through Invercargill and really liked what the have done it's quirky and so much... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Fearless814340
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Worth a stop

Stopped here by curiosity and cause it was on our way back from Bluff , weโ€™re not disappointed... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Romane B
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290 Bain Street, Invercargill 9877, New Zealand
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Definitely worth going. My partner rates it as excellent. A museum come motor yard come yesterday's town, out of the ordinary, interesting, worthwhile, and there for others to try and form an opinion. Paying is optional but it is easily worth several Gold coins and...More

3  Thank etiguys
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Perhaps I was expecting too much, having been to Shantytown in Greymouth, but Demolition world was really quite creepy. Perhaps if they removed the weird mannequins with semi-detached heads it might be slightly better? It was just kind of sad to wander around an amazing...More

5  Thank 2littlekiwibirds
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Visited on my way through Invercargill and really liked what the have done it's quirky and so much history there and it's all recycled definitely a must do and the owner was very friendly and have put a lot of effort into it they've used...More

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Roeli F, Owner at Demolition World, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

I very happy you enjoyed your visit ๐Ÿ˜Š travel safe ๐Ÿ˜Š

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped here by curiosity and cause it was on our way back from Bluff , weโ€™re not disappointed ! So many things to see , places to explore , didnโ€™t expecting it was so big ! Very strange and sometimes creepy atmosphere , looked like...More

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Roeli F, Owner at Demolition World, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

It is our hobbie ๐Ÿ˜Š my husband does demolition and I started to find things on job sites so I started to create a little street .... but over the last 14 years it has turned into a village. Iโ€™m pleased you enjoyed your visit...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

WOW JUST WOW!!! Called in not knowing what to expect and was blown away. There is so much to see its quirky its interesting it's fun a great place for the whole family! Cant wait to go back!

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

we pulled up and my son said this looks boring mum! But we got in and the lovely lady at reception showed us around the back!!!! we were there an hour and a half, still didn't get to see everything and my son was definetly...More

Thank KimH5939
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing place to visit. My daughter absolutely loves it and I love seeing all the old things and never gets boring

Thank MaryanneH122
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Wow, just wow. A definite must see for everyone. Historic, quirky, step back in time, amazing for young and old

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We were browsing around for places to see before heading to the airport and stumbled across this little gem a little bit south of the airport. On appearance, it looked like a traditional scrap yard, but then you look a bit further and you see...More

Thank Aphe12
Reviewed 14 April 2018

A wonderful place which was a highlight of my holiday, I will be recommending them to lonely planet as this is a hidden gem with nothing else like it around.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Not as neat and tidy as some of the photos show, the place is piled with bits and bobs of every imaginable kind. Bottles, dummies, toys, dentists chairs, records, books, and things I have no idea what they are. This place is probably not for...More

2  Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Fascinating place full of wonderful, memorable 'stuff' bringing back memories of many years ago. Roeli was very informative and told us how this began. Need a couple of hours in which to browse around this amazing, intriguing collection of old things plus a large number...More

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Roeli F, Owner at Demolition World, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

I am pleased you enjoyed your visit ๐Ÿ˜€ Thank you for your review ๐Ÿ‘ Safe travels

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Scottyquay
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Response from Bionickate2016 | Reviewed this property |
they have a web page that has their contacts 03 216 2441 & cell numbers
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Dicko325
3 April 2017|
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Response from Roeli F | Property representative |
Gold coin :) donation
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