Twizel New Zealand
TWIZEL NEW ZEALAND
Travel and Tourism Information Twizel NZ
Twizel New Zealand travel and tourism information for Twizel and Aoraki Mount Cook. Twizel NZ is an alpine village situated in the Mackenzie District in the South Island of New Zealand. Twizel is the closest town to Mount Cook and the Tasman Glacier and setting for many scenes from Lord of the Rings and many other movies. Twizel is a fly fishing paradise with its many lakes and rivers brimming with world record trout and salmon.
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Twizel New Zealand
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ACCOMMODATION IN TWIZEL AND AORAKI / MOUNT COOK NEW ZEALAND

AORAKI LODGE
Aoraki Lodge is located in the alpine retreat of Twizel New Zealand, 63km south of Mt Cook, 270 km from Christchurch and 210 km from Queenstown. We are a short walk to local restaurants, clubs and facilities while still offering complete privacy. Enjoy golf, skiing or snowboarding, or go stargazing in the largest International Dark Sky Reserve in the world.
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LAKE RUATANIWHA HOLIDAY PARK AND MOTELS
Situated on the waterfront of Lake Ruataniwha with lake and Southern Alps views. Nestled in the heart of the Mackenzie Country, this hideaway is a fishing paradise. Minutes from the front door, you could be hiking this wonderland or just relaxing in the country wilderness.
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BOOK TWIZEL
booktwizel.com is a local, friendly and effective property management service for Twizel home owners that wish to have their properties rented out for short term holiday stays. Managed by Amy whose background is in tourism and community development, her small team happily and efficiently take care of everything on your behalf: from marketing, queries and bookings to payments, check-ins and cleaning.
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OMAHAU DOWNS
New Zealand High Country Experience Omahau Downs, offers a variety of accommodation including bed and breakfast and fully contained cottages. Part of an historic high country sheep station in the celebrated Mackenzie Basin, Omahau Downs offers a unique country atmosphere, views of Mount Cook and surrounds and unique fauna.
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ASPEN COURT MOTEL TWIZEL
Superb accommodation in the heart of the Mackenzie Country. Just 40 minutes from Mt Cook and activities such as skiing, boating and mountain climbing while the nearby lakes and canals are world famous for fishing.
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TWIZEL HOLIDAY HOMES
We want to make your holiday or rental experience in Twizel and the surrounding areas as enjoyable as possible by providing a full service to holiday makers, renters and home owners.
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HEARTLAND LODGE
Heartland Lodge is situated on two acres of grounds, on a quiet rural road on the edge of Twizel. We provide luxury bed and breakfast accommodation with a choice of room options.
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MOUNTAIN CHALETS
Mountain Chalets is situated in Twizel, 40 minutes’ drive from Mount Cook, between Christchurch and Queenstown. This picturesque site is on the doorstep to some of New Zealand’s finest scenery.
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MACKENZIE COUNTRY INN
A quiet and comfortable place to rest, relax and rejuvenate while experiencing the warm, friendly country style hospitality that is the pride of the MacKenzie Country Inn.
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HIGH COUNTRY LODGE & BACKPACKERS
Motel and backpacker accommodation in the heart of Twizel. Twizel is the perfect alternative destination for travellers "on or off" the beaten track. The Southern Alps, Ben Ohau Ranges, Lake Ruataniwha and beautiful canals are all within close proximity to Twizel.
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GLADESTONE COTTAGE
Gladstone Cottage is situated on the outskirts of Twizel the closest town to Mount Cook. The cottage shares 2 hectares of paradise in a quiet and tranquil setting. We have magnificent views of the Mountains around us.
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ACCOMMODATION IN AORAKI / MT COOK NEW ZEALAND
ASPEN COURT MOTEL
Aoraki Court Motel provides luxury accommodation within the Aoraki/Mt Cook Village at an affordable price. Each motel unit has sensational views of the surrounding mountains with all directly facing the stunning Mt Sefton and The Footstool. Internally the motel units are large, practical and modern with all containing quality furnishings and fittings.
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AORAKI MOUNT COOK ALPINE VILLAGE
Our affordable accommodation suits an array of travelers: from international visitors to Kiwi families and couples, who enjoy a peaceful environment. Hugged by mountains and surrounded by native bush and bird life, the lodge is the perfect place to relaxUnwind in the lounge or on the deck, and soak up the amazing mountain views!
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GLENTANNER PARK
Glentanner Park is located in one of the most beautiful parts of New Zealand – Aoraki / Mt Cook. We offer affordable Mt Cook accommodation including self contained motel style tourist cabins, standard cabins, basic cabins, backpackers, powered sites and camping sites – with breath taking views of Aoraki / Mt Cook, Mount Cook National Park, Lake Pukaki and Glentanner Station.
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THE HERMATAGE
The Hermitage Hotel is the perfect 'base camp' to discover your Peak Experience. Choose from premium hotel rooms, motel units or cozy chalets. Add world-class activities such as Glacier Explorers, Tasman Valley 4WD and Argo Tours, scenic flights or the visual extravaganza of the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre and you have a unique, year-round alpine adventure.
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MOUNT COOK BACKPACKER LODGE
Whether you're into hiking, want to get out on the glaciers, soar across the Southern Alps or relax in the bar with a game of pool - we've got you covered. And all for a fraction of the price you'd expect to pay at one of New Zealand's most amazing destinations.
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Twizel New Zealand is approximately 500 meters above sea level. Twizel is surrounded by mountain ranges it has a very distinct climate. Twizel is accessible from Christchurch through Burke's Pass, from Queenstown through the Lindis Pass and from the East Coast through the Waitaki Valley. Take a scenic flight from Lake Tekapo and Mount Cook with views over the Southern Alps. Mountain climbing is a major attraction here, with the challenge of Mt Cook. Many ski options are available, including heli-skiing and ski touring.