Gore is a town in the Southland region of New Zealand that is known as the world's capital of brown trout fishing, and New Zealand's capital of country music. It is on State Highway 1 about an hour's drive from Invercargill.


Named after Governor Gore Browne, the town is a service center for the surrounding district.

Get in

By bus

There are bus services from Dunedin to Invercargill as well as to Queenstown and other places in the southern lakes district.

By car

Gore is about 2.5 hours by road south from Dunedin, along State Highway 1.


Trout statue in town centre


Go next

Routes through Gore

Dunedin Milton  E  S  Mataura Invercargill
Te Anau  NW  SE  End

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