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Location of Oakleigh Motel, Accommodation Gore

Oakleigh Motel accommodation, Gore is ideally located close to the centre of town and on the main road to Milford Sound. With the Matarua river, famous for some of the best trout fishing in the world, just a short walk away and an abundance of other attractions including the Mandeville Airfield, the Hokonui Moonshine Museum, the Eastern Southland gallery, and plenty of parks, gardens and walking tracks to explore, Oakleigh Motel is the ideal place to base yourself to explore the area.

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Location of Oakleigh Motel - 70 Hokonui Drive, Gore, New Zealand


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Gore, South Island, New Zealand - Information

The town of Gore, with the natural and unspoilt Hokonui hills as a backdrop and the beautiful Mataura River flowing through the centre, is renowned as the Brown Trout capital of New Zealand. Ideally located at the junction of State Highways 1 & 94, travel west to Queenstown & Fiordland (1½ hrs), south to Invercargill (45mins), north to Dunedin (1hr 45mins) or east to the rugged Catlins coast (1hr).

The Mataura River is famous as one of the best trout fishing rivers in the world, with the highest catch rate and population of brown trout in New Zealand. Rainbow trout can be caught in the lakes and rivers of Southland but it is the quality of Brown trout fishing that gives Southland, and particularly Gore, its deserved world-wide reputation. From October to April experienced anglers from all over the world converge on Gore to pit their skills against this wily fish.


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The surrounding area of Southland

With its stunning untouched landscapes is renowned for its “off the beaten track” activities and attractions and is very easily accessed from Gore. From the dramatic beauty of Fiordland National Park, to the lush green rolling farmland and the southern coastline with rocky headlands and sandy beaches, Southland is made for exploring.

Take a coastal journey along the Southern Scenic Route through the colourful coastal fishing villages, scenic bush and sandy beaches of the Catlins. Charter a flight to explore Fiordland National Park or head to Stewart Island with its crystal clear waters, lush rainforests and unique flora and fauna. Southland is a haven for trampers, adventurers and naturalists alike who discover an abundance of walking tracks, guided tours and wildlife & nature experiences in this idyllic and peaceful part of New Zealand.

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