Tuatara Cafe / Bar


Hours: Monday : 7am – 9pm Tuesday : 7am – 9pm Wednesday : 7am – 9pm Thursday : 7am – 9pm Friday : 7am – 9pm Saturday : 7am – 9pm Sunday : 7am – 8pm

Phone: 0064 3 214 0954
Mobile: 0800 4 882 8272

Your health is your wealth so it’s our philosophy to provide fresh, whole foods in a menu that changes according to the seasons. Wide range selection(16 tap) of craft beer and brew on site Gadoochi cider !


We offer a range of backpacker and room options to suit everyone from the budget traveller through to the luxury glam packer in central Invercargill. Our deco bank building in the heart of the Invercargill CBD has free guest Wi-Fi and clean, comfortable rooms. We have both mixed and female-only dorms, as well as double, family and queen ensuites to suit your needs and your budget. An elevator means all four floors are wheel chair accessible, and back packer buses drop you right to our front door. Our double-glazed rooms are both warm and quiet, so you can get a great night’s sleep even while you are in the centre of the action. Once settled, make yourself at home in one of two guest lounges, cook up a storm in our generous kitchen facilities and catch up on your laundry. Or better yet, stroll downstairs to treat yourself to a barista coffee or maybe a locally brewed Craft Beer or brewed on site Cider at Tuatara Lodge Café. We specialise in whole local foods, many of them made on site, and have a range of authentically-great craft beers on tap. If you are stuck on what to do next, check out our I-Site Visitor Centre. We can point you in the right direction of local artists, galleries and museums and the Invercargill Brewery – or book your trip to iconic Milford Sound, Stewart Island or the Catlins – or simply stamp your Te Araroa passport.

30-32 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810


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