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Invercargill

Getting there & away

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Land

Bus

Buses leave from the Invercargill i-SITE, where you can also book your tickets. InterCity (03-214 6243; www.intercity.co.nz) connects Invercargill with Dunedin ($42, four hours), Te Anau ($46, three hours) and Christchurch ($68, 10 hours). Look online for discounts.

Other bus services include:

Atomic Shuttles (03-214 6243; www.atomictravel.co.nz) Dunedin ($35) and Christchurch ($70).

Knightrider (03-342 8055; www.knightrider.co.nz) Overnight to Dunedin ($42) and Christchurch ($72).

Naked Bus (0900 625 33; www.nakedbus.com) Tuatapere ($8.50, 1ΒΌ hours), Te Anau ($32), Queenstown ($45) and Dunedin ($29).

Scenic Shuttle (0800 277 483; www.scenicshuttle.co.nz) Via the Southern Scenic Route past Tuatapere to Te Anau ($45).

TrackNet (0800 483 2628; www.tracknet.net) Te Anau ($42) and Queenstown ($42).

Catlins Coaster and Bottom Bus pass through Invercargill.

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Air

Catch flights to Christchurch (from $89, one hour) several times a day via Air New Zealand (0800 737 000, 03-215 0000; www.airnz.co.nz; 46 Esk St), with connections to other major centres. Stewart Island Flights (03-218 9129; www.stewart tislandflights.com) flies to Oban from Invercargill (adult/child one-way $95/55, return $165/95; 30 minutes) three times a day.

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