We can’t wait to welcome you to the Legendary Mackenzie! Step into the great wide open and discover the highest mountains, awe-inspiring glaciers, vivid turquoise lakes, golden grasslands and dazzling starry skies.

In 2021 we’re sharing #52reasons why you should visit the Legendary Mackenzie. One new experience, every week for the whole year – join us!


The Mackenzie Region

Things To Do

Whether you are looking for a relaxing walk in native forest, a more demanding hike or trek into alpine wilderness, or a quiet place to sit
and enjoy the view, the Mackenzie Region has it all.

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Local Tips

Read all about our local tips on activities, events, locations and much more!



The Mackenzie offers too much to see in one day, so stay a while and explore.



The landscape and serenity of the Mackenzie Region lends itself to special weddings.



  • The B Minors Reunion Gig

    The B Minors Reunion Gig

    Fairlie Village Green

    Sat 30 Jan 2021 5:00 pm

    Local lads, Brett Walker and Brad Staley are staging 'The B Minor's' Reunion Gig on the Fairlie Village Green Saturday 30th January. Brett and Brad haven't played together in six years so bring along a picnic or enjoy ... Read More

  • The Great Fairlie Garage Sale

    The Great Fairlie Garage Sale


    Sat 30 Jan 2021 8:00 am

    The Great Fairlie Garage Sale will involve over 20 individual residences throughout the Fairlie Township and surrounds. Maps of sale locations are available from Heartlands and also at each venue. For further information ... Read More

  • Trust the Chef

    Trust the Chef

    Moraine Lodge, Mt Cook Lakeside Estate &Retre

    Sat 23 Jan 2021 7:00 pm

    Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat invites you to "Trust the Chef" casual dining on Saturday nights. It's a great way to sample the best fare from our kitchen and estate, whilst spending time in the wonderful environment that is ... Read More

  • South of France - Fiona Pears and Connor Hartley-Hall

    South of France - Fiona Pears and Connor Hartley-Hall

    Mackenzie Co-operating Parish

    Tue 2 Feb 2021 7:30 pm

    Violinist Fiona Pears and guitarist Connor Hartley-Hall share a love of Gypsy jazz. This music was originally made famous by legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt and French virtuoso violinist Stéphane Grappelli, when ... Read More