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The Lakes Motel

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64 3 435 0274| [email protected]| www.thelakesmotel.co.nz 10 MacKenzie Drive, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
Point of difference

Quality accommodation in the centre of Twizel.


Welcome to The Lakes Motel In Twizel. We offer superb accommodation in the heart of the Mackenzie Country. We take pride in ensuring you have the best stay possible.

Just 45 minutes away from Mount Cook Heritage Park there are many nearby activities such as skiing, boating, mountain climbing and fishing. Make The Lakes Motel your base to enjoy all of these activities and much more.

All units are extremely quiet as sound proof insulation and noise glass have been used throughout the complex.

The units are very spacious with all containing:
• air conditioning / heat pumps
• all units are ground floor
• central heating
• kitchen and bathroom facilities (including hair dryer)
• king sized beds with electric blankets
• double spa baths in 13 units
• 32 inch flat screen TV
• 2 units with disabled access facilities
• continental breakfast available
• guest laundry
• ironing facilities available in every room
• all units non-smoking

Trail Sections

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35km

Aoraki/Mt Cook to Braemar Road [33km]

Fitness: Easy Skill: Moderate Traffic: Low Grade: 2
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41km

Braemar Road to Twizel [41km]

Fitness: Easy Skill: Easy Traffic: Low Grade: 2
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54km

Lake Tekapo to Twizel [54km]

Fitness: Easy Skill: Easy Traffic: Low Grade: 2
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38km

Twizel to Lake Ohau Lodge [38km]

Fitness: Easy Skill: Easy Traffic: Low Grade: 2
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44km

Lake Ohau Lodge to Omarama [44km]

Fitness: Intermediate Skill: Intermediate Traffic: Low Grade: 3
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35km

Omarama to Otematata [35km]

Fitness: Intermediate Skill: Intermediate Traffic: Low Grade: 2
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44km

Otematata to Kurow [44km]

Fitness: Easy Skill: Easy Traffic: High Grade: 2
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27km

Kurow to Duntroon [27km]

Fitness: Easy Skill: Easy Traffic: Low Grade: 2
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54km

Duntroon to Oamaru [54km]

Fitness: Intermediate Skill: Easy Traffic: Medium Grade: 3
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FAQs

The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is a grade 2-3 (easy to intermediate) cycle trail. There are a variety of trail surfaces. Riders are advised to take certain essentials with them (e.g. first aid, repair kit, water, food). Parts of the trail pass through alpine environments, where conditions can change.

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Itinerary Ideas

Ride the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail YOUR way. If you're an advanced cyclist or a family who are looking for a family-friendly adventure, have a look here for some ideas on possible itineraries and things to see and do along the way...

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Plan your ride

Cycling one of New Zealand's best cycle trails is both fun and easy to organise! You can plan your adventure down to the smallest detail, including your accommodation, cycle hire and luggage transport along the trail.

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Getting Here

Located in the South Island of New Zealand, halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown, is the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail. It is recommended that you start your ride from Aoraki/Mt Cook - though there are numerous access points along the trail from which to start or end your ride.

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