Step into the great wide open and discover the highest mountains, longest glaciers, turquoise lakes, golden grasslands and pure night skies of Te Manahuna (Mackenzie Region).
The region, which is home to Fairlie, Lake Tekapo, Twizel and Aoraki/Mount Cook Village, boasts an incredible array of things to see and do.
Halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown, Te Manahuna is home to Aotearoa New Zealand's highest peak, largest glacier, purest night skies, spectacular scenery and an incredible array of recreational and relaxational activities.
New Zealand's highest peak
Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park
New Zealand's largest glacier
Haupapa / Tasman Glacier
That'll take your breath away
Experience the Mackenzie
The Mackenzie Region has a broad range of accommodation options to suit all preferences and budget types. Stay Fairlie, Twizel, Lake Tekapo or Aoraki/Mount Cook Village and enjoy all the experiences on offer in the region.
With kaihaukai (feasting) a key part of Matariki, it's a good thing the Mackenzie boasts a great array of eateries and dining experiences for all appetites. Enjoy exceptional cuisine and great manaakitanga (hospitality) from our local providers.
From hot pools to stargazing to scenic flights to glacier activities to awesome walking and cycle trails, the Mackenzie Region boasts an incredible array of recreational and relaxation experiences. Make the most of your time in region by adding a new experience to your itinerary.