Motel accommodation & activities in Twizel 

Constructed in 1968 as a base for a major hydroelectricity project in New Zealand, known as the Upper Waitaki Power Development Scheme, Twizel has much to offer.

Nestled in the heart of the New Zealand’s striking Mackenzie Basin, this town is well known for its diverse landscape, scenic splendor, exceptional food & wine, and warm and friendly people.

Holiday activities include rock-climbing, heli-biking, mountain-biking, horse-trekking, hiking jet-skiing, kayaking, rowing, sailing, salmon & rainbow trout fishing and bird watching.

Twizel offers a wide selection of cafes and restaurants, and affordable accommodation options which range from luxury lodges to self-contained motels, studio units for backpackers and bed & breakfast accommodation.

Golden Chain Motels in Twizel, New Zealand:

Mountain Chalets

Mountain Chalets is situated in Twizel, 40mins drive from Mount Cook, on State Highway 8 between Christchurch and Queenstown. This picturesque site is on the doorstep to some of New Zealand's finest scenery. Located in the Mackenzie Country. The property boasts 25 separate chalets that are air-conditioned, all the units feature a well-equipped kitchen.

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