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Lignite Pit Scenic Stop - Fortrose


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Description

Our lignite-pit is a disused lignite mine, which we have transformed into a 16 acre lakeside
garden, still featuring walls of lignite and retaining the original pit shape. Paths and gardens
go around the lake.

A Hidden Treasure
2006 Innovation Environmental Award Winner
· Lakeside café and giftware
· 16 acres of water and gardens
· Historic relics and written history
· Workman’s single hut museum and workshop
· Private environmental wildlife project
· Wedding venue and covered gardens
· Photo venue
· New farm forestry plantings
· Motorised guided tours
· Campervan overnight parking

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Contact Details

Contact:
Dave & Maria Sanderson

Phone:
03-239 5040

Website:

Address:

15 Ashers Road, Kapuka, Invercargill 9875 Southland