Must Do's

The Otago Central Rail Trail now features in the “Top 10 Must Do’s” but while you are here what else can you do....

  • Highlands - Experience the Exceptional

    Highlands - Experience the Exceptional

    Visit Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell, located only 45 minutes a...Read More

  • Hayes Engineering Works & Homestead

    Hayes Engineering Works & Homestead

    Hayes Engineering Works & Homestead is the former home and engineering...Read More

  • Buster Diggings

    Buster Diggings

    Located within Oteake Conservation Park, Buster Diggings is a spectacu...Read More

  • Oteake Conservation Park

    Oteake Conservation Park

    Explore and experience Oteake, a vast landscape of golden tussock and ...Read More

  • Naseby Ice Luge

    Naseby Ice Luge

    The Southern Hemisphere’s only ice luge track was opened in Naseby in ...Read More

  • Shaky Bridge - Alexandra Clock

    Shaky Bridge - Alexandra Clock

    A short walk across the historic Shaky Bridge up to the Alexandra Cloc...Read More

  • Alexandra Blossom Festival

    Alexandra Blossom Festival

    Alexandra's annual Blossom Festival is held on the 4th weekend of Sept...Read More

  • Janyne Fletcher - Photographer

    Janyne Fletcher - Photographer

  • Waipiata Sky Wonders

    Waipiata Sky Wonders

    A night sky star gazing facility that will enable you to have an unbel...Read More

  • Golden Progress Mine

    Golden Progress Mine

    Located up Reefs Road, 2 km East of Oturehua on Rough Ridge, are the r...Read More

  • Maniototo Curling

    Maniototo Curling

    The Naseby Indoor Curling Centre is the only indoor facility dedicated...Read More

  • Dunedin Chinese Garden

    Dunedin Chinese Garden

    A perfect miniature of a traditional Chinese landscape painting, this ...Read More

  • Sutton Salt Lake

    Sutton Salt Lake

    New Zealand's only inland salt lake, with water about half as salty as...Read More

  • Clutha River Cruises & Roxburgh Gorge Jet

    Clutha River Cruises & Roxburgh Gorge Jet

    Start or finish your Rail Trail experience with a Clutha River Cruises...Read More

  • Otago Museum Perpetual Guardian Planetarium

    Otago Museum Perpetual Guardian Planetarium

    Experience the wonders of our universe in our 360° immersive theatre. ...Read More

  • Mitchells Cottage

    Mitchells Cottage

    A tangible link with goldmining - Mitchells Cottage is one of the best...Read More

  • Hamiltons Cemetery

    Hamiltons Cemetery

    Approximately 20 minutes drive from Ranfurly and 10km from Waipiata, H...Read More

  • NIWA


    NIWA - Atmospheric Research Station in Lauder                      ...Read More

  • Maniototo Ice Rink

    Maniototo Ice Rink

    The outdoor rink is the place for playing on the ice – always popular ...Read More