Our stunning home was completely rebuilt in 2015 - designed for a large family, with modern kitchen/living, gym, dining room, music room and utility room. ...
Where is it?
Twizel is situated in the Mackenzie Country in the centre of the South Island of New Zealand and at a distance of 68km, is the closest town to Aoraki Mt Cook, the highest mountain in Australasia. Twizel has the location and infrastructure to satisfy all visitors, whether they be from New Zealand or overseas. Visitors to Twizel will find plenty to do with an abundance of lakes and rivers all around and the alpine playgrounds of Ohau and Mount Cook less than an hours drive away. Twizel is a yet undiscovered fly fishing paradise with several rivers and lakes and miles of canals brimming with Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, and Salmon.
Surrounded by the Southern Alps, the southern hydro lakes, and the Canterbury Plains, Twizel is paradise for the outdoor enthusiast. The townships proximity to the spectacular lakes and rivers of the Mackenzie region make it a perfect base for boaties, waterskiers and anglers. The man-made Lake Ruataniwha features a world-class rowing course and plays host to a national rowing competition every year.
The spectacular wide open spaces surrounding Twizel offer tramping, camping, hunting, rock climbing, mountain biking and mountaineering galore. After its long, dry summers, Twizel's superb, crisp winter seasons see skiers and snowboarders flock to nearby Ohau ski area. Twizel draws many astronomers as it boasts one of the worlds cleanest, driest and darkest skies.
Established as recently as 1968 and with a permanent population of 1200. The open spaces, fine climate, well-established services, laid-back pace and broad range of activities make Twizel a great place.
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