BluffNew Zealand

View from the Bluff hill lookout. It's a steep drive up the hill. Alternatively you can walk from Stirling point. The 360 degree views are really cool.
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4/5Top Destination

Bluff awaits: its oceanfront, parks, art, and more!

Venture to sights like Bluff Lookout and Stirling Point as you discover Bluff.

Known for

Ferries, Sea and Islands

Top Hotels in Bluff

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Bluff Ocean Vista Motel
2.5 out of 5
152 Marine Parade, Bluff
$96
per night
Sep 21 - Sep 22
4.6/5Wonderful! (63 reviews)

Situated in Bluff, this beach hotel is within a 15-minute walk of The Lighthouse Gallery and Stirling Point. Bluff Maritime Museum is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away.

4.6/5Wonderful! (63 reviews)

"Excellent stay/nice host/fabulous view We had a really nice stay here."…"

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019

Bluff Ocean Vista Motel
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Lands End Boutique Hotel
3.5 out of 5
10 Ward Parade, End Of State Highway 1, Bluff
$168
per night
Oct 3 - Oct 4
4.8/5Exceptional! (43 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Stirling Point and The Lighthouse Gallery. Bluff Maritime Museum is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (43 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel perched on the edge of the sea! Amazing views from our room and we could hear the waves at night. The hotel is very clean and well decorated. A cozy lobby area and nice breakfast room, all with views of the water. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Overall a very positive experience. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2019

Lands End Boutique Hotel
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Foveaux Hotel
2.5 out of 5
40 Gore Street, Bluff
$99
per night
Sep 23 - Sep 24
3.9/5Very Good! (27 reviews)

Situated in Bluff, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Lighthouse Gallery, Stirling Point, and Bluff Maritime Museum. Bluff Lookout is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) ...

3.9/5Very Good! (27 reviews)

"Very basic room with limited power points, but we managed with our own adapters. Nice complimentary breakfast. We were allowed to park at the hotel for our one-night stay at Stewart Island, and the ferry is only minutes walk away."…"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019

Foveaux Hotel

Top activities in Bluff

Stewart Island Ferry Service
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Stewart Island Ferry Service

$56

Zip across the Foveaux Strait between Bluff and Stewart Island for a speedy and comfortable voyage. The perfect companion for your visit to the charming sights of New Zealand's third-largest island, this catamaran ride gives you a look at the wonders on the ocean.

Dig This Invercargill - Dig & Destroy Experience
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Dig This Invercargill - Dig & Destroy Experience

$257

This is the Dig This Invercargill experience for those that know they want the best of both worlds. The 'Dig and Destroy' allows you the chance to up-size your fun as you dig, push, lift and smash your way through a combined 'Big Dig' and 'Aggression Session'.

Classic Motorcycle Mecca Museum - General Admission
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Classic Motorcycle Mecca Museum - General Admission

$17

Welcome to Classic Motorcycle Mecca, New Zealand's premiere motorcycle museum. Find the largest display of classic motorcycles in the country with a collection ranging from 1902 - 2007. Once housed in Nelson and known as NZ Classic Motorcycles the entire collection was sold to Transport World in May 2016.

Dig This Invercargill - Mega Dig Experience
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Dig This Invercargill - Mega Dig Experience

$265

This is the ultimate Dig This Invercargill experience. Designed for those that know they will never want to stop, the Dig This 'Mega Dig' allows you the chance to double your thrills by completing the “Massive Dig” on both a Bulldozer and 15 Ton Excavator.

Bill Richardson Transport World
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Bill Richardson Transport World

$8

If you’re visiting Invercargill then Bill Richardson Transport World should be on your list of must do’s. This expansive museum provides the opportunity to view the largest private automotive collection of its type in the world.

Dig This Invercargill - Aggression Session - Crush a car
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Dig This Invercargill - Aggression Session - Crush a car

$147

Don’t let those things that bug you get you down. Come and see Dig This Invercargill and relieve your frustrations by smashing up a car whilst using a massive excavator. Dig This Invercargill has created the ultimate experience the 'Aggression Session'.

Reviews of Bluff

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Top Destination

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4/5 - Good

Jeane

Apr 3, 2019

Loved this small town at the very end of NZ south island. Where they say the Road Begins... Best oysters I ever ate. Warm friendly community. Interesting history.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Mar 27, 2019

Great walking trails right behind the hotel. Visit Stewart Island! Short ferry ride away and worth the trip!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 18, 2019

Unique seaside town. Amazing people. Amazing country. Bluff has been the perfect place for my 6-month journey to end.