Top 10 Things To Do Along The Trail in Summer

 Our top 10 Picks of Things to See & Do along the Trail this Summer...

  1. Visit and buy local produce from a local market - including Cherries at the Alexandra Markets.

  2. Take a boat cruise down the Clutha Mata-Au river with Clutha River Cruises, explore the relics along the shores and learn about the mining history of the region.

  3. Have a go, and keep cool playing the ancient Scottish Game of Curling at the Maniototo International Curling Rink in Naseby.

  4. Stretch the legs and go for a walk around Sutton Salt Lake NZ’s only inland Salt Lake.

  5. Enjoy our magnificent night skies.  We offer some of the best places in the world to enjoy crystal clear views of the galaxy and beyond.

  6. Visit Hayes Engineering in Oturehua, the home of Kiwi ingenuity and check out their operating dates to see working demonstrations of the machinery.  These run the first Sunday of each month from January through to April.

  7. Check out Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell & experience exceptional fun for the whole family. From the high speed Single or Dual Go karts, to the adrenaline pumping fast laps in a Ferrari or Porsche GT3, or wonder through the museum, enjoy the tasting room - cafe and more.

  8. Catch some summer cricket with the Otago Volts and Otago Sparks playing matches at Molyneux Park in Alexandra on the 29th & 30th December.

  9. Enjoy the culinary delights & award winning wines at the dining establishments up and down the trail, showcasing fresh local produce.

  10. Take the historical way to and from the trail by the Taieri Gorge Railway, and enjoy the stunning views through the Taieri Gorge.