Parks and Recreation

Invercargill and Southland is at Alert Level 2.

  • Playgrounds are open to the public
  • You can now visit the cemetery and crematorium
  • Funeral and Tangihanga that are held outside can have 100 people in attendance
  • The Crematorium Chapel will be open and 50 people can be in attendance
  • Please wear your mask when visiting our parks
  • Scan in where available
  • Cheeky Llama will be open at Queens Park
  • Public toilets in our parks and reserves will be open

Invercargill City Council has about 150 parks and reserves on over 3000 hectares of land, offering venues and facilities  for a wide range of  sporting and recreational activities.

Community Planting Days

Come down for an afternoon of planting and learning with the Parks Rangers team! We’ll be hosting two community planting days in July at Sandy Point and Fosbender Park. These are a great opportunity get outdoors and give back to the community. Find full details on each of the upcoming planting days below.   Family […]

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Feldwick Gates Update

One of our City’s favourite and most photogenic spots is getting an upgrade, with work under way at the Feldwick Gates entranceway to Queens Park. In June, Council’s Infrastructural Services Committee agreed to give the gates and surrounding area a facelift, prompted by the need to remove some of the Marcrocarpas framing the gates. A […]

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Visit our Parks

Check the scores of parks Invercargill offers for your enjoyment and recreation, including the city’s jewel, Queens Park (pictured).

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Sport and Recreation

Invercargill is peppered with great venues for sport and recreation including the outstanding 2000ha natural playground at Sandy Point.

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