Must Do

Planning to complete our Trail - make sure you set aside some time for our Top SEE & DO picks.

Mitchells Cottage

Mitchells Cottage

A tangible link with goldmining - Mitchells Cottage is one of the best surviving examples of the stonemason's craft in New Zealand.

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Maniototo Curling

Indoor Curling is a lot easier than you may think! Forget the professionals! Curling is for everyone! Bring your whole family and head down to the rink.

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Sutton Salt Lake

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

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Visit Naseby

An old gold mining town in the middle of the Naseby Forest, Naseby is often referred to as the “Jewel of the Maniototo”.

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Visit St Bathans

Take your camera when you visit this tiny one-street village in the northern reaches of the Manuherikia Valley. The picturesque blue lake is famous, but one look at ...

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Hayes Engineering

If you love old sheds and farming tools, or just want to wander through the workshop of an innovative Kiwi inventor – then Hayes Engineering, near Oturehua, is the p...