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Dig This Invercargill

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Great birthday gift

My husband had been wanting to go here ever since we first heard about an "adult digger playground... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Adventure409184
8th Birthday

From the moment we went to talk about having our eight year olds party at Dig This to the moment we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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Dig This Invercargill is one of New Zealand's most exciting new tourism attractions. Absolutely groundbreaking in Invercargill, Dig This is an experience quite unlike any other. All guests to Dig This Invercargill have the opportunity to operate...more
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84 Otepuni Avenue, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband had been wanting to go here ever since we first heard about an "adult digger playground" down in Invercargill. So I got him the Big Dig as a birthday present, and he had an absolute blast, said it was one of his favorite...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we went to talk about having our eight year olds party at Dig This to the moment we left it was a seamless and super fun experience. Super friendly staff and a whole lot of fun for the 10 eight year olds...More

Thank Trinznz
TransportWorld, Manager at Dig This Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's fantastic to hear that your Dig This party was a hit! Thanks for coming, and for your review, we really appreciate your feedback. The struggle is real when it comes to pleasing everyone, however we do our best and it seems to work, certainly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family went as a group, We did the mini dig and the aggression session. I honestly can’t recommend this enough. We all had so much fun , even the spectators. We felt the staff went over and above to make us feel welcome ....More

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TransportWorld, Manager at Dig This Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so pleased that your family had a great time at Dig This! The Aggression Session is definitely one of our most popular experiences! Thanks for coming, and for your fantastic feedback, we really appreciate it, and look forward to your family coming back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous time, I thoroughly enjoyed it! Who knew that driving heavy machinery was so fun - the instructor had loads of patience and enjoyed the laughs too!

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TransportWorld, Manager at Dig This Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting, and for your kind review, we do appreciate it! So glad to hear that you had a great time, and enjoyed trading your heels for gumboots! We do hope you'll visit again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My two girls had the best fun ever operating a digger! Ages 9 and 11 - they loved it!.. will recommend this to all. Meanwhile the adults can have a go on the big machines and smash stuff up ... what a great idea for...More

Thank Richard M
TransportWorld, Manager at Dig This Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting, and for your review, we do appreciate it. We are so pleased that your girls had a great time at Dig This, it certainly is a unique experience! We do hope you'll visit again next time you're in NZ.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Personally I have wanted to drive a digger for many years. Here at Dig This I got to realise one of the ultimate big boys dreams! I had no idea it was hidden away down in Invercargill but between this and the vehicle museums it...More

Thank SkytoSand
TransportWorld, Manager at Dig This Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's just awesome to hear such positive feedback, thanks for taking the time to review us, we do appreciate it. We are rapt to hear that you now consider Invercargill to be a destination in itself, with so many interesting attractions! Your lovely wife did...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the most awesome experience that you MUST do. A bucket list achieved and bucket loads of fun. If you ever look at a digger and say “I would love to drive one” then here is your opportunity. The staff were superb and gave...More

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TransportWorld, Manager at Dig This Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting, and for your feedback, we do appreciate it. Your line above pretty much sums it up: "A bucket list achieved and bucket loads of fun"! Dig This has an opportunity for everyone to fulfill their childhood dreams of operating heavy machinery! We...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took a day off from skiing at Queenstown and visited Invercargill. The Transport World museum was great, but the best fun was an hour spent at Dig This. Playing with these big boys toys was such fun. We did a “big dig” where you...More

Thank JohnNZ
TransportWorld, Manager at Dig This Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting, and for your positive review, we do appreciate it. So pleased that you enjoyed your time at Dig This...clearly there's not much competition between you two! The Big Dig is certainly a hole lot of fun! We do hope you'll visit again...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

He said: "this is an awesome place and I'd love to go again. People would love to go here and have an experience on a small digger to see if they would like to drive a digger when they are older. I had a great...More

Thank Bronwyn G
TransportWorld, Manager at Dig This Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Fantastic feedback, thank you so much! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at Dig This, and do hope you'll visit us again soon.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Awsome place to take kids for some fun. The guys and girls working there were friendly and welcoming. Nothing was an issue. If your in the deep South this is a must. Thank you and we will be back.More

Thank RobD3078
TransportWorld, Manager at Dig This Invercargill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks so much for visiting, and for your kind review, we do appreciate it! The deep south has so many cool attractions, we consider ourselves pretty lucky to be able to offer such a fun and unique experience, it's fantastic to hear feedback such as...More

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Response from TransportWorld | Property representative |
Absolutely! There is something for every age and every ability at Dig This! Even the little nippers under 4 who aren't quite old enough for the real diggers can have a ball in our sandpit!
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