Dig This Invercargill
Dig This Invercargill
5
PlaygroundsGame & Entertainment Centres
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Are you ready to step outside your comfort zone? Want to unleash your inner child? For a memorable experience, Dig This Invercargill is not to be missed. Learn to operate diggers, bulldozers and skid steers at New Zealand’s only heavy equipment playground. Fully instructed with a range of experiences to choose from, our friendly and approachable Dig This team is on hand to help navigate your way through a series of challenges like tyre stacking, earth moving and digger basketball. Suitable for young and young-at-heart, individuals and groups, you will be grinning from ear to ear. Tick it off your bucket list today!
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Richard R
Orewa, New Zealand6 contributions
May 2023 • Solo
This experience has been on my Bucket List ever since I first heard of it.
Needless to say, Journey gave me instructions in the classroom before we went out to the machine, fitted with the two-way communication system. She guided me through a variety of evolutions which ranged from full explanation of the controls, practice first, then digging a large hole in the gravel and finally completing some dexterity challenges with balls, cones and earthmover tyres.
From the moment I was welcomed in the office by Kiri-Ann & Journey to the end of the experience, I could not have asked for better. Thank you for an awesome day.

Richard
Written 3 May 2023
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Sally P
1 contribution
Apr 2023
Great fun for all! always wanted to try a digger and the kids loved being able to do it themselves as well! brilliant for all the family! slick operation with no mucking around, good instructors and value for money - we just did the small digger option.. Husband now just trying to work out how we fit one in the garage!
Written 26 April 2023
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Ann
Kingston Beach, Australia5 contributions
Feb 2023 • Couples
This was so much fun, the briefing and instructions were really clear.
My husband and I did this together and it was great to talk to eachother as well as to the instructor. The only downside is it meant we didn't get any action shot photos as no phones allowed in the machines.
This is definitely worth every cent and we would have loved for it to be longer.
Written 7 April 2023
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Marianne
1 contribution
Mar 2023 • Solo
Best fun ever. My instructor, Journey, was amazing and helped make this experience better than I expected I would absolutely highly recommend this experience, you won't regret it.
Written 1 April 2023
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Janice C
Austin, TX60 contributions
Mar 2023 • Couples
Oh My Gosh! I loved this activity, I crushed a car with a giant digger. I want to do it again. My husband drove a digger and a bulldozer. The most unique experience we have had to date. Do it it's worth the cost. They even have small diggers for children. Highly recommend
Written 24 March 2023
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Stephen C
Austin, TX82 contributions
Mar 2023
We had a wonderful and unique experience here. The instructors, Journey and Kiri-Ann, are very skilled and made sure we had a safe and enjoyable time. I highly recommend this experience.
Written 9 March 2023
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carrm397
Auckland, New Zealand33 contributions
Feb 2023
Had 1.5 hours driving 15 and 20 tonne excavators, doing various tasks and skills and ultimately crushing a Nissan estate car and a fridge!
The experience is well organised and professionally run with activities for all ages and abilities from small children to old children like me (68)
Written 4 March 2023
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davidbennett888
Sydney, Australia11 contributions
Mar 2023
DIG THIS INVERCARGILL

This is one of the most fascinating and enjoyable tourist experiences I have had. It is similar to but better than Extreme Sandbox in Northern Minnesota. One gets about 30 minutes at the control of a giant excavator - all totally supervised. They also have smaller ones for kids.
I cannot recommend it highly enough.

David Bennett
Written 3 March 2023
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suzannetwizel
Twizel, New Zealand17 contributions
Feb 2023
Unleash your inner child and have the best fun. Alan is an excellent instructor; clear and concise. The 'tasks' I was given were challenging and meaningful. There was a clear purpose to try and fulfil which added so much to the experience. Those tyres could be tricky :).

By the end I was tired from the focus I needed; but at the same time was grinning and laughing (inwardly at least) from having the greatest Christmas present ever!

This 75 year old grandmother couldn't recommend more highly - I'm going back for my 76th birthday as well :) - next time for the Big Dig.
Written 5 February 2023
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Fal E
3 contributions
Jan 2023 • Friends
Lost my reviews without saving cause the app crashed.
So short answer, I like diggjng,

favorite part is the two joystics with 3 degrees of movements for the bucket (with machine arm) with another 1 for the cabin and another 2 like driving a normal vehicles.

i feel like driving a transformer than driving a car
Written 24 January 2023
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