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We welcome Tour Groups to a visitor destination unlike any other.

E Hayes and Sons iconic Invercargill retail store is consistently voted in the city's Top 5 visitor attractions on internationally recognised tourism review websites. We warmly invite your tour guides to stop by and give your guests an experience they will always remember ... in a store they will never forget.


All our displays are FREE TO VIEW during normal shop hours.

 Burt Munro, E Hayes, Motorworks Collection,Tour Groups



My personal invitation


"I am proud to personally invite you to include a visit to our store on your next tour group experience to Invercargill.

E Hayes and Sons combines a first-class customer shopping experience with the unique E Hayes Motorworks Collection™ of over 100 classic and vintage motorcycles, cars, machinery and implements displayed throughout our shop for all visitors to enjoy for FREE.


But that's not all. E Hayes is home to Burt Munro's Authentic, Original and Legendary 1920 Indian Scout Motorcycle - the REAL "World's Fastest Indian"  plus the largest display of original Burt Munro memorabilia anywhere in Invercargill.

This is a MUST SEE for any visitor to our city.  

Our whole team looks forward to warmly welcoming you and your guests on your next visit to town".


Neville Hayes

Managing Director


Burt Munro, E Hayes, Motorworks Collection,Tour Groups

Neville Hayes, Managing Director of E Hayes and Sons


At a glance

There is something for everyone, in store at E Hayes

*CLICK HERE for our store OPENING HOURS and Public Holiday Store Closures


Here's what visitors can expect in store


Visitors can browse at their leisure around our 3,500 square metres of retail space, with tempting shopping opportunities around every corner.

Guests will find themselves in departments covering Hardware, Outdoor Power Equipment, Paint and Automotive, Clothing, Kitchen and Homeware as well as our very popular Giftware department. There is something here for EVERYONE!




See Burt Munro´s Authentic, Original and Legendary 1920 Indian Scout - ´The Munro Special´


Burt Munro's own authentic, original and legendary 1920 Indian Scout motorcycle is here on display in our store.

This is the iconic machine which Burt set a new Speed Class Record on the Salt Flats of Bonneville, USA in 1967 and which was immortalised in Roger Donaldson’s 2005 movie ‘The World’s Fastest Indian’.  Click to find out more


See Invercargill´s largest collection of Burt Munro memorabilia


See the largest original Burt Munro Legacy Collection of memorabilia anywhere in Invercargill.

Items on display include Burt's own workshop equipment and hand-made engine parts, his motorcycle trailer and other bikes he owned and modified over the years.   


Climb aboard a replica of Burt Munro´s Streamliner for a unique photo opportunity


Here, guests can climb aboard a full-sized replica of Burt Munro's Streamliner for a unique photo opportunity.

Set against a backdrop of the Bonneville Salt Flats, they can imagine what it must have been like for Burt hitting speeds of 184.087mph 


See over 100 classic and vintage motorcycles, cars, machines and more on display in every department of our store


Over 100 classic and vintage motorcycles, cars, machines and more make up the E Hayes Motorworks Collection™ - and it's all here inside our store!


Displays are spread comfortably throughout every department for guests to stroll around at their leisure. You never know what you'll find around the very next corner - but you'll definitely need some time if you want to see it all!  Click to find out more


Enjoy a refreshing break in our Columbus Coffee Cafe


Visitors can relax in our Columbus Coffee Cafe and indulge in our delicious coffee, refreshment and cabinet food selection.


After an enthralling look at the Motorworks Collection™ or some serious retail therapy - this is the place to rejuvenate and enjoy some tasty local fare! 


Buy exclusive merchandise in our Motorworks Store™


An original customer experience needs original merchandise - and we've got the largest EXCLUSIVE range in Invercargill to choose from! 


Customers can buy from our constantly changing range of Burt Munro and World's Fastest Indian mechandise as a souvenir of their visit. Our EXCLUSIVE selection of Motorworks Original™ items is the largest you'll find in Invercargill. 



Complimentary information packs available for visitors




With advanced notice of your visit we can create helpful and informative Welcome Packs for each of your guests .

We are also happy to discuss additional benefits such as Coffee Cards from our on-site cafe and merchandise vouchers to add that 'extra something special' .


With advanced booking, we can arrange a personalised welcome and guided tour of our displays


We look forward to seeing you.

We welcome visitors and tour groups at any time during our normal STORE OPEN HOURS and but recommend you allow plenty of time in store to view exhibits.


'Drop-in' visits are always welcome, however by giving us advanced notification of your visit we are happy to arrange a personalised welcome and a guided tour of our displays for your group. Welcome Packs are also available with advanced notice.


Contact us for more information or for tour bookings:

Ph +64 3 218 2059 or

* CLICK HERE for our store OPENING HOURS and Public Holiday Store Closures

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