• Shawty's Cafe

    4 Market Place, Twizel .

    No 1 on Tripadvisor and a local's favourite eatery for 12 years, bookings a must in the summer! Oh and the BEST coffee around.

  • Ministry of Works Bar & Eatery

    2 Market Place, Twizel .

    MOW Bar as it is known by the locals is a great place to relax and enjoy after discovery our beautiful country side.  Twizel's latest social meeting place, great craft beers, wines and casual dining.  The outdoor courtyard is very appealing and right next to the playground is family friendly.

    No bookings required for under 10.

    Phone +644353257

  • Head Kandy

    12 Market Place, Twizel .

    Hair Salon and Beauty treatments located centrally in the Market Place.

  • Mount Cook National Park

    Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, Canterbury 7999 .

  • Alps2Ocean cycleway

    Mobile: + 64 27 768 0378 .

  • Tekapo Hot Springs

    6 Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945 .

    Hot and cooler pools with aqua play area

    Soak in the stunning lake or mountain views from one of our 3 hot pools or chill out in the Aqua Play Area with cooler pools. Temperatures range from 28° C to 38.5° C.


    Glacial day spa

    Pamper yourself with a wide range of beauty and body choice of treatments designed to rejuvenate the body and soul!


    Ice skating

    Have fun while keeping fit on our scenic outdoor ice-skating rink! Open mid-April to mid-September. 


    Snow tubing

    Experience the thrill of sliding down a 150-metre snow tube! Open July to mid-October (weather dependent).


    Tekapo Star Gazing

    The ultimate in stellar relaxation, Tekapo Star Gazing is the only guided hot pools and star gazing experience in New Zealand. Learn about the southern skies with telescopes then soak in the stars from a 38℃ hot pool!


    Altitude 720 Café & Bar

    Refuel at our onsite Altitude 720 Cafe & Bar and take in the beautiful lake and mountain views! There are a wide variety of options for everyone from gluten free to vegetarian to vegan.


    Steam & sauna

    Relax and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit in our sauna and steam rooms! Try the cold plunge pool set to a brisk 10℃.



    Have fun on the exciting Jumpernaut, a giant inflatable obstacle course or try the thrilling Aqua Drop, a 150-metre downhill waterslide!

  • Twizel River

    Glen Lyon Road, Twizel, New Zealand .

    A lovely walk around the Twizel River


  • Mt Cook Skydive

    Pukaki Airport State Highway 8, Pukaki, New Zealand .

  • Ohau Ski Field and Lodge

    2295 Lake Ohau Road, Ohau, New Zealand .

    Small family run lodge and ski field - a must for locals and visitors alike.

  • Omarama Hot Tubs

    29 Omarama Avenue, Omarama, New Zealand .

    Family owned private wood fired hot tubs within the most beautiful setting! Another local favourite

  • Department of Conservations Local Walks

    Twizel .

    Click on this link to see local Department of Conservation walks in the local Twizel Area

  • Heliworks Mt Cook - Helicopter flights

    Mount Cook Airport Mount Cook Road, Canterbury, New Zealand .

    Based at Aoraki/Mt Cook airport Heliworks Mt Cook offer spectacular scenic flights throughout the Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park. Heliworks Mt Cook is privileged to be able to land at a number of locations on the Tasman glacier and throughout the National Park. Every scenic flight includes a landing on the Tasman Glacier. Join us on a trip of a lifetime!