The heart of the Mackenzie Country.
Twizel is a small town in the heart of Te Manahura the Mackenzie Basin).
Whether you are looking for adventure, exploration or relaxation, the cerulean skies, turquoise water and tussock swept landscapes of Te Manahura are your perfect destination, and booktwizel.com holiday homes have everything to suit your accommodation needs.
The small township of Twizel has breathtaking vistas of the Southern Alps during the day and is surrounded by four internationally renowned lakes: Lake Pukaki, for it’s incredible colour and view to Aoraki Mt Cook, Lake Ruataniwha, for it’s international rowing course and Lake Ohau and Lake Benmore for boating and fishing. By night it is stargazer’s delight: the Mackenzie Basin is blanketed by the internationally recognised Aoraki-Mackenzie Dark Sky Reserve.
Whether you visit Twizel during summer or winter, you won’t be short of things to do: there are numerous walking and hiking tracks around Twizel, Aoraki Mt Cook National Park and the Ben Ohau ranges; you can explore multiple cycle ways catering to all abilities including gnarly mountain bike trails and flatter, scenic cycle ways – there’s also the world class Alps2Ocean cycle way running directly through Twizel; and whether you spin or fly, try your hand at catching world class trout and salmon fishing. During the winter, Te Manahura is a ski and snowboard paradise with three exceptional ski fields catering to all abilities.
booktwizel.com offers you a range of property options for your stay in Twizel. We are happy to help you with your holiday needs, so don’t hesitate to contact us.