Mackenzie Country & Waitaki area

The Mackenzie Basin is a great place to explore the high country with reserves, parks and conservation areas protecting mountains, plains and wetlands. Most walks and tracks start within an hour's drive of Twizel.

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1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

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Te Manahuna / Twizel Office
Phone:      +64 3 435 0802
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