Bluff is a small port town and the southernmost town on the South Island of New Zealand. It is 30 km south of the city of Invercargill.

Get in

By car

It's a 20–30 minute drive from Invercargill.

By boat

Stewart Island Experience runs a scheduled passenger ferry service from Stewart Island, with 2-4 departures per day. They run buses from Invercargill to connect with their ferries.

Get around

Bluff is a small place. Find a place to park along the main street or at the viewpoint at the south end of town and walk.


Bluff Maritime Museum


Hike the coastal walkway from the parking area and viewpoint at the south end of town around the southern point.



Bluff's famous oysters - if you visit at the right time of year!

Go next

Routes through Bluff

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