Twizel is a small town beautifully located near to rivers, lakes and mountains in the stunning MacKenzie Country. Located near to Aoraki/Mt Cook, and the gateway to the Aoraki Mt Cook World Heritage Park, Twizel boasts one of the world's cleanest, driest and darkest skies. With five lakes located close to Twizel, this is the ideal location to stay and explore the MacKenzie High Country. more
Central to all the attractions of the Mackenzie region, with the Southern Alps as a backdrop, the alpine retreat of Twizel is close to 5 picturesque lakes, including a world-standard rowing course and Formula One class boating area at Lake Ruataniwha. Twizel is the largest town in the Mackenzie region with a resident population of 1,200 people. With this comes a number of highly rated village cafes and eateries and a full range of services.
If fishing is your love and catching salmon, brown or rainbow trout is what you dream of, then don’t go past any of Twizel’s rivers, lakes or canals. Twizel is a popular base for those who are interested in rock and mountain climbing, cycling on the Alps 2 Ocean trail, hunting, boating, skiing or snowboarding in winter or simply relaxing in the town’s cafes.
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Based in Historic Oamaru, at the base of the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail. We believe our Alps 2 Ocean tours are the best on the market. Need cycle gear or want to hire a bike? We can help you with that. Tour our site and contact us to discuss your needs. We'd love to be part of your adventure!
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Twizel Salmon and Wine Festival
The Twizel Salmon & Wine Festival returns on Saturday 24th February 2024! From the rivers and the lakes, to the salmon and the grapes. The 18th edition of the favourite day on the summer calendar returns to the ...
Where: Meridian Rowing Centre, Twizel, Mackenzie
Address: 200 Freda du Faur Avenue, Twizel, Mackenzie
From: 11:00am on Saturday 24th February 2024
To: 5:00pm on Saturday 24th February 2024