Historic hydro town and heart of the Mackenzie High Country, Twizel is a hub for great outdoor adventures in the Mackenzie Region. With five lakes, rivers, picturesque canals, bicycle and walking tracks, and ski fields all nearby, there’s plenty to do right in the Twizel area.
Stroll by the beautiful and peaceful Twizel River and find a shady spot to sit and have a picnic, or on a hot day, find the perfect swimming hole to cool off.
Twizel’s town centre also boasts an awesome playground, including an always-popular real-life tractor. Conveniently located next to great cafés and restaurants with outdoor seating, so parents can enjoy a coffee or wine while the kids run wild!
Mackenzie District, Canterbury, New Zealand