TWIZEL
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Twizel and Aoraki Mount Cook

Twizel New Zealand


Twizel New Zealand
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Travel and tourism information for Aoraki Mt Cook and Twizel New Zealand. Twizel is an alpine village situated in the Mackenzie District in the South Island of New Zealand. Twizel is the closest town to Aoraki/ Mount Cook and the Tasman Glacier. Twizel is a fly fishing paradise with its many lakes and rivers brimming with world record trout and salmon. Lake Pukaki, Lake Ohau, Lake Benmore the Ahuriri River and the Tekapo River are all nearby.
Twizel New Zealand
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Twizel New Zealand
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The Mackenzie Basin is at an average of 300 meters above sea level. Surrounded by mountain ranges it has a very distinct climate. Twizel is accessible from Christchurch through Burke's Pass, from Queenstown through the Lindis Pass and from the East Coast through the Waitaki Valley. Take a scenic flight from Lake Tekapo and Mount Cook with views over the Southern Alps. Mountain climbing is a major attraction here, with the challenge of Mt Cook. Many ski options are available, including heli-skiing and ski touring.

 

ACCOMODATION IN TWIZEL
Twizel provides a variety of accommodation from backpackers to exclusive lodges. If you are hiking, biking, fishing, or just on a break you will find something to suit your needs. You will find first class dining and a wealth of activities in this beautiful mountain hideaway.
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ALPS 2 OCEAN CYCLEWAY
The 312km, 6 day trail begins at Mt Cook, descends 780m through the Mackenzie basin to Oamaru. The trail includes multiple access points to begin or end a ride or to ride local sections only. It is recommended that cyclists ride downhill; from Mount Cook to Oamaru.
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TWIZEL WEATHER STATION - PUKAKI AIRPORT
Live Met Service Feed - This weather information for the Mackenzie Basin region is provided by Met Service for Pukaki Airport. Pukaki Airport is situated 1 km from the township of Twizel and about 30 minutes drive from Mount Cook, New Zealand..
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TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE
How do you want to play our free crossword puzzles? There are 7 different puzzles to choose from, daily. That's right, 7 free daily crossword puzzles! On top of that, you can choose to play them online on our website, or use the printable versions and solve them comfortably on your couch, with the old pencil and rubber eraser.
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TWIZEL NEW ZEALAND
Twizel
is the closest town to Mt Cook the highest peak in Oceania (3750m) is just 40 minutes away from Twizel.
Twizel is surrounded by the beautiful Southern Alps.
Twizel is close to all amenities including shopping centre, playground, swimming pool, skate-board park, climbing wall and gymnasium.
Twizel has a 9 hole golf course, driving range, bowling green, tennis courts and squash courts.
Twizel has glacier flights, snow skiing, watersport, rowing fishing, tramping, hunting, etc.
Twizel has 6 Beautiful lakes (Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, Lake Ohau, Lake Benmore, Lake Aviemore and Lake Ruataniwha.

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Twizel New Zealand - Gateway To Mount Cook!