WHY TWIZEL!!!!!!!!!!!!        
Because itís a huge playground where you have access to:

  • Alps 2 Ocean Bike Trail
  • Aoraki National Park Ė World Heritage
  • International Dark Sky Reserve
  • Mt John Observatory & Star gazing
  • Hot Springs Pools, Spa & Skating
  • Glacial Lakes -  cruising or Kayaking
  • Church of the Good Shepherd
  • Heli-biking, heli-skiing & 4WD touring
  • Lord of the Rings  Pelennor Fields
  • Sky Diving & Gliding
  • Kaki (Black Stilt) breeding & viewing
  • Rowing Regattas & Golf
  • Salmon & Trout Fishing
  • Boating & Water skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Scenic & Glacier snow landing flights
  • Walking & Hiking
  • Climbing Wall
  • Hot Tubs



If youíre new to the Mackenzie Twizel experience: A bit of history
 
Built in the late 1960ís, early 70ís to house the workers for the Upper Waitaki Power Scheme, it was to be a temporary housing village
but  in 1984 the village was gifted to the Mackenzie District Council by the government and since then Twizel has evolved into the
bustling tourist retreat  it is today.

Twizel is a major accommodation hub on the Alps to Ocean cycleway.

Easy access to the Twizel Loop walkway, bike track and river. 

Within the area are Lakes Ruataniwha, Benmore, Ohau, Pukaki for all  your water activities.

Excellent fishing is available both in the canals and the numerous rivers and ponds that sport Salmon, Rainbow and Brown Trout.

Within travelling distance are the 3 major skifields -  0hau, Round Hill and Dobson where skiing and snowboarding can be enjoyed.

Twizel is truly an awesome playground for everyone  both in Winter and Summer.

Rosedale Cottages  can  be enjoyed all year round:

Come Visit    Come Play  Come Enjoy  Come Stay at Rosedale Cottages your RnR away from Home!!

Visit www.twizel.info for more information on activities and attractions in the region.



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