ACCOMMODATION ... we recommend at least a 2 night stay!

Twizel is in the heart of the Mackenzie High Country and is the gateway to Aoraki Mt Cook.  

From camping holidays where your kids can experience the freedom we all had in the '50's through to luxurious and private retreats. Whatever your choice, we are looking forward to seeing you here!

There are a wealth of activities in this stunningly beautiful area.  We recommend at least a 2 night stay.

86 Mt Cook Road
Lake Pukaki
+64 274 370 820
0800 238 362 (NZ only)

Ashley Mackenzie Villa and Spa - Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat

At the retreat we provide two luxury accommodation options:

Ashley Mackenzie Villa and Spa  The Retreat is private and romantic and set in one of the world's most picturesque locations. The two bedroom luxury villa is nestled on the clifftop overlooking Lake Pukaki.  You will have your own spa facilities including sauna, outside hot tub/bath, workout room and massage room.

Pukaki Homestead: At The Homestead you will enjoy hosted bed and breakfast accommodation within a lodge setting. You will have exclusive use of the well-appointed guest wing which includes a library and elegant bathroom.

Set in 66 ha of pure privacy with forest walking / running tracks that meander past some huge 20,000 year old glacial erratics, an outside hot tub and ice skating (in winter) there is an abundance of onsite activity. The Alps2Ocean cycle trail is just 2kms from our gate and the Retreat is near some of the best salmon and trout fishing in New Zealand.

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Whether you need a large family friendly holiday home or a romantic couples escape has the perfect accommodation option for your Twizel getaway.

5 Ruataniwha Road
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•    7 people (max)
•    3 bedrooms
•    1 bathroom
•    Kid and pet friendly

High Country Cottage

Central to all the delights of the Mackenzie high country! Stay in an authentic dam dweller's cottage. Awesome location! Perfect for families, smaller groups, couples, or even a peaceful individual retreat.

Alps to Ocean Cycleway passes by the gate. A one to two minute walk to local shopping centre, supermarket, swimming pool, info centre, library, skate park, children's playground, tennis courts, gymnasium, squash courts, climbing wall, cafes, bars, local pub.

Forty minute drive to Mount Cook Village and three ski fields within one hours drive! Easy access to great fishing canals and rivers. Hot tubs 20 minutes drive in one direction, hot pools, spa complex, iceskating and tubing 35 minutes drive in the other.

Other Accommodation

3 on Rua   03 435 3175

Aoraki Lodge   03 435 0300

B & B Ostler   021 0234 1473

Ben Ohau Cottage   03 435 0791

Colonial Motels   03 435 0100

Gladstone Cottage   03 435 0527

Heartland Lodge   03 435 0008

High Country Lodge & Backpackers   03 435 0671

Lake Ruataniwha Holiday Park   03 435 0613

Lakestone Lodge   03 971 1871

MacKenzie Country Hotel   03 435 0869 or 0800 500 869

Mackenzie Units   03 435 0538

Matuka Lodge   03 435 0144

Mountain Chalet Motels   03 435 0785

Omahau Downs   03 435 0199

Pine Grove Cottage B & B   03 435 0481

Stay Mackenzie   03 435 0888

The Lakes Motel   03 435 0274

Twizel Holiday Homes   03 435 0655

Twizel Holiday Park   03 435 0507

Accomodation options in Twizel and surrounds (in alphabetical order). For additions and corrections, send an email to HERE.  Members of the TPDA get an image, website link and 160 word feature - click HERE for more information.