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Alexandra i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

21 Centennial Avenue | Central Stories Building, Alexandra 9120, New Zealand
+64 3-262 7999
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I-SITE but also a museum and art gallery

Stop for break and visited this I-Site for local information. It was warm and nice rooms served by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
santo t
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Auckland, New Zealand
Superb service

The ladies at Alexandra i-SITE are extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Nothing was a problem and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Spinner69
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Auckland, New Zealand
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We are officially the source of visitor information for those travelling to Central Otago. Our experienced staff can expertly help you with your plans and/or enquiries ranging from accommodation, activities, attractions and transportation to restaurants, shopping and everything in between. We can work with you to put together a complete holiday package, or simply provide you with directions to the best swimming holes or a café for lunch.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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21 Centennial Avenue | Central Stories Building, Alexandra 9120, New Zealand
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+64 3-262 7999
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop for break and visited this I-Site for local information. It was warm and nice rooms served by helpful welcoming staffs, souvenirs and brochures as well as maps were available here. On top of that this I-Site is actually a local museum and art gallery...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ladies at Alexandra i-SITE are extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Nothing was a problem and they attended to our enquiries efficiently and with a pleasant and helpful manner.

Thank Spinner69
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JennyWorth, Front Office Manager at Alexandra i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wonderful to hear, thank you for your feedback Spinner69

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only popped in for local info but found a very good museum on site that is well worth a look around. In particular it offers an insight into the history on mining in the area.

Thank Stvjyn
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JennyWorth, Front Office Manager at Alexandra i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Stvjyn, great to hear you enjoyed your visit

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The Lady who served us was great and very patient. She booked us into a couple of Motels and although one wasn't what we had asked for this was not her fault in any way. I would highly recommend a visit for the great service...More

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JennyWorth, Front Office Manager at Alexandra i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great feedback Maree B

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This is the perfect place to learn about the area. The small museum is really well set out to show how the mining in the area affected the land and people. We understand that the exhibits are changed regularly which is great for both locals...More

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JennyWorth, Front Office Manager at Alexandra i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Wonderful to hear, thank you Peonie49

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Lots of information for a lot of areas both locally and further out. Spaciously set out. Friendly helpful staff. Recommend visiting the museum

Thank Sezza2018
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JennyWorth, Front Office Manager at Alexandra i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Thank you Sezza

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Plenty to take the eye here, with great little museum attached. Gallery with an exhibition also. Friendly, helpful staff.

Thank Gavin D
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JennyWorth, Front Office Manager at Alexandra i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thanks Gavin

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

A great place to pop into while in Alexandra. Freindly and helpful staff on hand. Great souviners to chose from.

Thank Jaci F
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JennyWorth, Front Office Manager at Alexandra i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Jaci F

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The worst and least helpful information centre I've experienced in NZ. The two ladys running the centre on a Sunday seemed very unenthusiastic about working that day. I had visited the centre in hope of some information on the Central Otago region, and advice for...More

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nick_lanham, Manager at Alexandra i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Hi, thanks for your review. I’m very sorry that your visit to the Alexandra i-SITE was less than wonderful. We aim to provide a quality, friendly and informative experience to all visitors. I have talked to the staff who were working on that day regarding...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

If you have time to spare drop into this great little museum behind the i-site and find out about NZs big gold rush in the 1860s. Very good facts and lots of old machinery to interest one.

Thank Robin G
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JennyWorth, Front Office Manager at Alexandra i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you Robin The museum is great isn't it! Thank you for your visit and your review.

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