Bluff Bottle Store: 70 Gore Street Bluff, 03 2127521. Bluff Bottle Store carries a wide range of spirits, wines and beer at very competitive prices. If you are visiting Stewart Island Bluff Bottle Store is the right place to stock up your liquor supplies, they will also give some discount if you are buying in bulk.
Bluff Four Square: Four Square store! We’re proud to be part of the long-standing iconic Kiwi brand that has been the local for New Zealand communities since 1924. So whether you’re keeping it local, or on tour, we’re here to make it easy for you. Specials & News, 03-212 7521, 54 Gore Street, Bluff 9814 NZ
Gasoline Alley Services (g.a.s.): www.gasolinealley.co.nz, 174 Gore Street Bluff Bluff 9814. Phone: +64 (3) 212 7209, A wholly New Zealand owned private company supplying petroleum products to independently owned and operated .
Fort Rose marks the end of the Catlins and you’re about forty minutes away from Bluff, the southern-most town in New Zealand (excluding Oban on Stewart Island). According to the 2006 census, the resident population was 1,850. The first ship known to have entered the harbour was the Perseverance in 1813, in search of flax trading possibilities, with the first European settlers arriving in 1823 or 1824. No trip is complete to Bluff without visiting the yellow markers which mark the end of State High Way One. Nearby, Oyster Cove Café provides light lunches, offering many of the local delicacies, including oysters and mutton birds (depending on the season). Nearby, Lands End Hotel offers luxury accommodation at reasonable rates for a million dollar view. The town of Bluff includes attractions such as the Light House B&B and Art Gallery, an awesome liquor store, several pubs, a heated public pool (fought for by its community-orientated locals), some of the best fish chips on offer in New Zealand at the Galley Take Away. The town again include amenities such a Four Square grocery store and a pharmacy, as well as an upcoming information centre and post-industrial gallery aimed at celebrating Bluff’s unique working history. Other attractions on offer include Jimmy Rabbit, an art gallery focusing on the surreal and the Maritime Museum which is offers a fine breakdown of Bluff’s maritime past. For the truly keen, get in touch with Stoney Burke and help him create maritime future, as he works towards completing a twenty-five meter catamaran based on early Polynesian designs. It’s Stoney’s aim to make this into a floating school for the young so they can “learn about protecting the environment, learn their p’s and q’s and learn about themselves to boot.” Visitors can also check out Tanya Johnson’s funky Soul Chick store or get bookings for the Shark Dive Experience or travel over to Stewart Island at the Real Journey’s kiosk on the wharf.