We can’t wait to welcome you to the Legendary Mackenzie! Step into the great wide open and discover the highest mountains, longest 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


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.



  • Austen Found - The Undiscovered Musicals of Jane Austen: CANCELLED

    Austen Found - The Undiscovered Musicals of Jane Austen: CANCELLED

    Twizel Events Centre

    Thu 28 Oct 2021 7:30 pm

    “Jane Austen would be turning in her grave with delight…Rollicking good fun!” Rip It Up Adelaide Addicted to Darcy? Bonkers for Big Balls? Lost all Sense and Sensibility? Well put down your cross stitching and ... Read More

  • Plant-Based Potluck

    Plant-Based Potluck

    Plant-Based Potluck

    Sun 28 Feb 2021 6:00 pm

    Hi all fellow herbivores, omnivores, carnivores! You are invited! Let's share the amazing tastes of vegan dishes. If you can't cook, don't worry! You can bring a bowl of salad or chips or drinks or a big bright ... Read More

  • A Taste of Italy

    A Taste of Italy

    Moraine Lodge, Mt Cook Lakeside Estate &Retre

    Sat 6 Nov 2021 6:30 pm

    This year our Taste of Italy menu delivers authentic rustic style dishes that go beyond spaghetti and meatballs. Indulge your taste buds with rich flavors and textures created with fresh simple ingredients combined to ... Read More

  • Rugged Landscape & Moonlit Photography Retreat

    Rugged Landscape & Moonlit Photography Retreat

    Lake Ohau Quarters

    Fri 19 Nov 2021 9:00 am

    If you are looking to combine your photography passion with an awesome long weekend, then come join our small group Rugged Landscape & Moonlit photography retreat based in the heart of the McKenzie Country. This retreat ... Read More