Conveniently based in Twizel township, Lakeland Explorer are your one stop shop for scenic tours, stargazing tours or cycle trips and bike hire. Relax, explore and discover this beautiful region with a small team of passionate locals.
Choose to hire a bike and explore or a range of supported cycle trips for yourself or group.
Explore the local trails or use our shuttle service (commentary included) to go further afield. We’ll drop you off to explore a section of the famous Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail or enjoy a relaxing spin along one of the picturesque Mackenzie Country hydro canals.
If you’re interested in organising a group cycling trip, contact us. We are flexible and can help groups wanting to arrange a special trip, including transport to and from the trails.
Treat yourself to a fabulous adventure specially designed for small groups to enjoy more of the Mackenzie region. We offer customised tours to suit your groups’ interest and timetable.
Visit lakes, historic hydro canals, salmon farms and more on half and full day tours. Learn more about the Mackenzie High Country, sample delicious local cuisine and discover photographers dream scenic locations.
Be amazed by the breathtaking glory of Mackenzie’s night sky where the stars don’t just shine, they blaze!
The Southern night sky of Aoraki Mackenzie has been rightly designated an International Dark Sky Reserve. It is truly magnificent.
Please contact Lakeland Explorer for all tour information.
Daytime bike rentals at Twizel Market Square. Follow signs to the Twizel town centre and Twizel Information Centre office.
Daytime and evening bike rentals at the Mackenzie Country Hotel, located at the corner of Ostler Road (directly off State Highway 8) and Mackenzie Drive in Twizel.