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Twizel, New Zealand

Located on the South Island of New Zealand, Twizel is a town known for its outdoor personality, with areas such as Round Hill for skiing and lakes for sailing. There is always something to do in this town; from fly fishing and hunting to visiting film sites for The Lord of the Rings, Twizel offers an outdoor experience like no other.


Twizel Attractions

  • Lake Pukaki
  • Ben Ohau Golf Club
  • Mount Cook

Twizel Activities

  • Try a heli-bike tour, taking a helicopter up the mountain followed by a mountain bike down
  • Tour the Kaki Visitor Hide, home to many rare and interesting birds
  • Go fly fishing in the Mackenzie Basin

Twizel Climate

Temperatures in the Mt Cook-Mackenzie Basin region change with the seasons. During spring and autumn, temperatures range between 27°F (-3°C) and 75°F (24°C). Summer days are warm with temperatures of 86°F (30°C), while winter is cooler with temperatures of 20°F to 60°F (-7°C to 16°C).

Getting There & Around

Flights to Twizel arrive at the Queenstown Airport. With the airport about hour or so away, visitors can take shuttles, buses or hired cars to town. Most buses and shuttles have links to other towns and cities such as Alexandria and Dunedin.

To get about town, one can bike, walk, take a car or even ferry to the North Island. With so many walking and cycle paths, visitors find these types of transportation the most convenient, as well as scenic.

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Hotels in Twizel

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From US$72

1 Mackenzie Country Hotel

3 stars
4.4 / 5 11 reviews

CORNER OSTLER AND WAIREPO ROADS Map

Surrounded by the stunning mountains of the Southern Alps in a peaceful and relaxing country town, Mackenzie Country Inn Twizel offers a quiet and comfortable place to rest, relax and rejuvenate... More

NZ tour
Nice overnight stay close to Mount Cook in small town
10 Feb 2015
From US$100

2 Aspen Court Motel Twizel

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

10 Mackenzie Drive Map

Anneke and Aaron Stewart welcome you to Aspen Court Motel Twizel. Aspen Court Motel Twizel offers superb accommodation in the heart of the Mackenzie Country. This luxury 15 unit motel was opened... More

From US$70

3 Mountain Chalets Motel

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

Wairepo Road Map

Offering backpacker accommodations and well-designed chalets and studios in a tranquil location, Mountain Chalets Motel makes for a suitable base for travellers in Twizel. From this New Zealand... More

A beautiful place for a holiday
Loved the style of the motel. Complete with a kitchenette.
19 Dec 2014
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