Unlock our Direct Rates and save!

< See more Regional Tips & Info

5 Interesting Facts about Gore

Gore is a misunderstood town located near the bottom of the South Island in New Zealand.

Here are 5 interesting facts about Gore:

#1 Gore is the Country Music capital of New Zealand. This town plays hosts to the annual New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards. Cool huh?!

#2 Gore is widely appreciated as one of the best places to go Trout Fishing. The Mataura River conveniently crosses through Gore and provides locals with many secret fishing spots! It's even referred to as the World Capital of Brown Trout Fishing!

#3 This town is know for offering fantastic Southern Hospitality - if you are looking for a true Kiwi experience then make sure you add Gore to your list of destinations.

#4 Gore has a history of illicit whiskey making and consumption. There's now museum to celebrate this - The Hokonui Moonshine Museum.

#5 The township of Gore only has just over 12,500 people living there



Our Collection

Need help with reservations?

Enquiries 0800 NZ OWNED (69 69 63)

International +64 3 357 1919

© Scenic Hotel Group

Design by Labyrinth Solutions CMS by Contegro