Welcome to the Mackenzie Region

Nestled in the heart of New Zealand’s majestic South Island, you will find the Mackenzie Region. The region is renowned for its incredibly
clear starry nights, brilliant sunny days, remarkable turquoise lakes, wide-open golden grasslands, valleys of emerald green and snow-capped mountains.

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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!

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Accommodation

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

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Weddings

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

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Events

  • Twizel Upcycle Market

    Twizel Upcycle Market

    Twizel Events Centre

    Sat 24 Nov 2018 10:00 am

    Come and join us on a wonderful pre-Xmas shopping day out. There will be lots of creative and colourful stalls and a wide variety of tasty food to try and delicious coffee. Browse the stalls or sit back and listen to ... Read More