Built in the 1960’s to house the “Dam Workers” High County Lodge and Backpackers now offers unique motel and backpacker accommodation in the heart of Twizel.
With its wide open spaces, amazing scenery and great climate, 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.
Clean, comfortable and affordable. Self-contained units plus backpacker accommodation set on 6.5 acres of grounds & trees.
2-5 bed dorm - allocated at random depending on vacancy and season
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Self catering kitchens
WIFI and internet services
BBQ and outdoor areas
How to find High Country Lodge and Backpackers?
On arriving at the main entrance to Twizel from State Highway 8 take a right turn to the Shell Service Station. Turn left here where you will see our sign board. Reception office is on Mackenzie Drive.