Pricing and Conditions

Adult $9.00
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Audio self guided tour, guided tours additional charges

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Learn about the unique integration between Maori and early European settlers here in the south. We share our stories through film and unique life size displays. Find out about local characters as well as the landscape of the area and why people settled here. We also have a dedicated geology section to learn more about things you can find at the nearby Gemstone Beach. A typical visitor experience is 45 minutes, and is only $9 for adults, free for children 14 and under. We have guides and local books to give you further insight into our unique heritage and geology. A must see attraction of the south. We have audio guides in English, Madarin, Cantonese, German, Te Reo Maori, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese, French.

Opening times

Business hours:
10-4 (May-Sep), 10-5 (Oct-Apr)
Months of operation:
All months of the year


172 Palmerston Street, Riverton / Aparima, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
35 mins from Invercargill Airport.
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In main street.

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