Adventure is never far away in the small alpine community of Twizel!
Twizel's unique township offers incredible views of the Alps, stunning lakes and Mackenzie plains. This purpose built town is surrounded by world class fishing spots, walking/cycling tracks and a great choice of shopping and dining options.
"The Twizel Swimming Pool is a great hot spot and a lot of fun! Or for a natural option head to the Twizel River for a swim beneath the shady willow trees"
Have a go at fishing along the Twizel Canals or nearby lakes. If you don't catch anything on the day, head to one of Twizel's Salmon farms for a delicious Coffee and fresh Salmon
For a unique aviation experience take a Biplane flight and see the spectacular views of Mt Cook, glaciers and the surrounding lakes from above
Lord of the Rings Tours
Ever wondered where Gondor from the Lord of the Rings was set? Explore the filming location on a Lord of the Rings tour in Twizel.
Food and Drink
Shawtys Cafe, Restaurant and Bar - 4a Marketplace Twizel
Poppies Cafe - 1 Benmore Place, Twizel
The Musterers Hut - 20 Ruataniwha Rd, Twizel