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Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail


New Zealand''s Most Spectacular Ride 

Starting at Aoraki / Mt Cook cyclists will ride 314 km and descend 780 metres with a prevailing tail wind through the McKenzie Basin to O ...





 

Benmore Dam


New Zealand''s largest Earth Dam. Guided Tours





Benmore Power Station Visitor Centre








 

Elephant Rocks


Unusual limestone formations in a natural, grassy amphitheatre.





 

Explore Waitaki Valley ... Journeys of a Lifetime


The Waitaki Valley is a water wonderland with trout/salmon fishing, boating, camping walkways and picnic spots in abundance. Its story spans from extinct fossils, through Maori heritage, colonial sett ...





 

Gliding


Scenic "Silent Flight" - the ultimate in "adventure tourism".





Hot Tubs Omarama


Relax in your own private hot or cool tub in the amazing Omarama views... in summer or winter, by day or night. Clean - fresh mountain water - chemical free - private 10am-10pm 7 days.





 

Kurow Golf Club








Kurow Heritage Centre


Kurow is home for the Upper Waitaki Pioneer Museum and Art Gallery. Both agricultural and technology are represented here. Take yourself back to those times. See first hand how our forefathers coped w ...





 

Kurow Museum


A local treasure with a story behind very item.





 

Maori Rock Drawings


View ancient examples. Roadside access with interpretation.





 

Nicol''s Blacksmith Shop


Original forge, complete with tools of trade. Very authentic.





Southern Soaring


Glide Omarama.com & Southern Soaring operate from Omarama, NZ which is acknowledged as the world’s best mountain soaring site. They are New Zealand’s leading gliding companies speciali ...





Vanished World


Centre and Eco Trail:
10am - 4pm daily, October - April. (Reduced winter hours.) Vanished World Trail brochures available. A unique geo-tourism experience. 






 

Waitaki Dam


Built largely by hand during the depression years.





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