Located in the heart of New Zealand’s South Island, the town of Twizel, at a distance of 68km, is the closest town to Aoraki Mt Cook, the highest mountain in Australasia.
Established as recently as 1968 and with a permanent population of 1200, Twizel has the location and infrastructure to satisfy all visitors, whether they be from New Zealand or overseas.
Fairlie is a thriving farming town at the junction of Mid Canterbury and South Canterbury Coasts and the Inland Route to Lake Tekapo, Wanaka and Queenstown. The town offers a full range of accommodation and dining options within a friendly village atmosphere.
Lake Tekapo lies in the heart of the Mackenzie Country, in New Zealand's central South Island. Christchurch International airport is only a 3 hour drive away and New Zealand's most popular tourist route, State Highway 8, passes through Lake Tekapo and provides exquisite views of New Zealand as it should be viewed, 'naturally'.
The alpine village of Mount Cook, located in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, provides a range of accommodation from an international style hotel to motels, backpackers and camping.