Bill Richardson Transport World

Bill Richardson Transport World is the largest private collection of its type in the world. Designed to have something for everyone and, not just for vehicle enthusiasts, Transport World is proving popular with visitors from all walks of life.


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Housed in 15,000 sqm of exquisite ‘sheds’ are over 300 vehicles including retro Kombis, Henry Ford Letter Cars, Model T’s, stunning 1930’s V8’s and 200 vintage petrol pumps. You will also find a growing wearable arts collection, movie theatre, children’s play zones and themed bathrooms fast becoming as famous as our vehicles. The scale of the collection is sure to impress so allow plenty of time.

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If tasting the flavours of the south is more your thing, head to our onsite café The Grille to experience famous southern delicacies like Stewart Island Salmon, Blue Cod, seasonal Bluff Oysters and Southland lamb. A truly delicious stop popular with locals and visitors alike.


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Physical address

Bill Richardson Transport World, 491 Tay Street, Hawthorndale, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Transport World 10am - 5pm; The Grille Cafe 7.30am - 5pm.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Transport World is a ten minute drive from the Invercargill Airport.
Proximity to town:
Transport World is a five minute drive from the Invercargill city centre.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $30.00
(14 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
NZ Students and Seniors 65+ $27.50, Under 5 free
Further pricing information:
Entry is subject to Transport World terms and conditions. See

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