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. #legendarymackenzie

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.



  • Fashion in the Alps

    Fashion in the Alps

    The Hermitage Hotel

    Sat 5 Dec 2020 7:00 pm

    Breast Cancer Cure Ambassador Petra Bagust will host you at this unique and breathtaking location, while you sit back and enjoy the latest season’s collections, with delicious food and beverages served throughout the ... Read More

  • Picnic on the Lawn

    Picnic on the Lawn

    Moraine Lodge, Mt Cook Lakeside Estate &Retre

    Sun 6 Dec 2020 5:00 pm

    Join us for a fun celebration of Sinterklaas with a picnic on the Moraine Lodge lawn. Special guests, The Warblers, will lead Christmas Carols and there is an appearance from Sinterklass and his reindeers. Entry ... Read More

  • Grasp Your Asp - POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

    Grasp Your Asp - POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

    Moraine Lodge, Mt Cook Lakeside Estate &Retre

    Sat 12 Dec 2020 6:30 pm

    Hilarious Comedy Musical Dinner Theatre and Auction Black tie fundraising event for Mackenzie Performing Arts 2021 show which will be announced on the night. Have a fun-filled night of comedy, song and dance with ... Read More

  • Waifs and Strays Christmas Dinner

    Waifs and Strays Christmas Dinner

    Moraine Lodge, Mt Cook Lakeside Estate &Retre

    Fri 25 Dec 2020 4:00 pm

    Christmas is a time of celebration! We invite you to join us at Moraine Lodge for a 'waifs and strays' Christmas dinner. The Retreat chefs are planning something very special for this festive day. Includes: 3 course ... Read More