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Go after sunset

I recommend visiting this place after sunset since the illumination is very beautiful. A little... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Torrance, California
A little disappointing.

The water tower is one of the city’s best-known landmarks and has been classified by the New... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Doon Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had arrived in Invercargill in the evening and were looking for accommodation. We just happened to be parked opposite this wonderful historic Water Tower just on sunset. So pretty! This spectacular old water tower was built in 1889 and holds 300.000 litres and was...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I recommend visiting this place after sunset since the illumination is very beautiful. A little away from the city centre, but still within walking distance.

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

It was raining (as usual) when we drove pass to have a look at the water tower. A really beautiful structure even in the rain

Thank barefootlouise
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Visited on Wednesday 2nd May. It was good to see a piece of Invercargill's early history preserved and still being used today.

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

The water tower is one of the city’s best-known landmarks and has been classified by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust. Unfortunately in mid-February 2012 public admission to the tower was stopped, at least temporarily, to enable Council to consider the safety risk the building would pose...More

Thank 216Gayle2
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Just a short walk or drive from the centre of town. An old building that shows the history of the area. Built in 1889, a photo worthy of getting there.

Thank Obanini1
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This is a very old structure and driving by it takes you back in time!very nostalgic.take a few keepsake pictures!

Thank Arif Q
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Invercargill’s water tower has been described as an architectural treasure of Victorian architecture. Built originally as the primary means of pressurize water supply system for the city, the tower now performs a ‘back up’ role, for when there are water supply disruptions from the main...More

1  Thank Beebrief
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Drove past it and stopped to have a look, but there is nothing to tell you anything about it. If they are not going to re-open it, they could at least have a information board with details/history on the tower. So for the moment, drive...More

2  Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Substantial and Historic Water Tower but not somewhere you would spend a lot of time. It dominates the sky line.

1  Thank George C
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