Otago, New Zealand
Otago is a very special part of New Zealand. Initially made famous for
the golden riches of it's rivers, there are many new treasures in this
unique part of New Zealand that have since been discovered.
Situated on the south-eastern
boundary of the Southern Alps, the dramatic untouched scenery is breath-taking.
Mountain peaks, tussock covered hillsides, flowing rivers and clear blue
lakes are just some of the highlights of this much photographed and extremely
popular holiday destination.
The sub-alpine climate
of Central Otago, with it's long hot summers and crisp cold winters has
also seen Central become one of the worlds top producers of stone fruit
such as Nectarines, Apricots, Peaches and Cherries. More recently Central
has also become recognised as an exceptional wine-growing region. In fact,
one of our local vineyards has recently been awarded the prize of "Best
Pinot Noir in the world"!
are many reasons to come to Central. From some of the country's best fishing
to its top vineyards, the thrill of mountain biking through remote tussock
to the leisurely pleasure of a stroll through mountain orchards. Arts,
crafts, fine regional food. Jet boating, gold panning, ice skating outdoors
on a clear winter's day. The satisfaction of a relaxed round of golf amidst
some of the best scenery you can get. These are just a few of Central
Most visitors who
come here never want to leave. But they take home treasured memories,
and nearly always return. So discover this special place for yourself,
and take away a piece of Central Otago in your heart.
For more information
on Central Otago, please visit the Tourism
Central Otago web site.
Pure NZ - The New Zealand Tourism Board
Safaris - Take an unforgettable scenic flight into the spectacular
Mount Cook and Westland World Heritage Parks
Safari Adventure Tour - A spectacular coach, jetboat, 4 Wheel
drive "Unimog" and TranzApine train journey into the New Zealand
Recreation - Offers hiking, climbing and ski touring in the
Mount Cook region.
Naturally - A clothes free homestay in the heart of the Mackenzie.
Action Downunder - Guided fishing adventures for wild rainbow
and brown trout on the waterways of New Zealand.
- Heliskiing / boarding, ski touring and scenic flights in Lake Tekapo.
Zealand Entry Network - A selection of New Zealand Web sites.
Zealand Tourism Online - A New Zealand travel directory.
Zealand Wedding Services
- Destination weddings, weddings abroad and romantic honeymoons
in spectacular New Zealand.
Zealand's Information Network - A directory of New Zealand sites.
- NZS.com - New Zealand Web Directory and Search Engine.
Travel - Look for accessories, magazines, discounted travel,
or search through their travel directory before your next vacation.
Tourways- A leading coach and group tour operator with coaches
based in Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown.
Hill Ski Area - A family ski field that has reopened in 2001
and has just installed a Garaventa CTEC T-Bar and learner lift on the
existing lift lines.
Pacific New Zealand Tours - 35 spectacular coach tours of New
Zealand's finest attractions. Tours depart from Auckland, Christchurch
Wolf Radio Network - Gives rural listeners a voice and coverage
by merging together rural and urban New Zealand with a professional
“Adult Contempary Alternative” style of music programming.
A helpful look at Cromwell's history and neighbouring activities.
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