Ministry of Works Bar & Eatery (MOW Bar)

034 35 3257| [email protected]| https://www.mowbar.co.nz/ 2 Market Place, Twizel 7901
Point of difference

Twizel’s social meeting place. Kick back, relax and enjoy a great selection of craft beers, New Zealand wines, dishes inspired by street food worldwide – all within a casual dining setting.

The industrial fit-out of the bar pays homage to Twizel’s Ministry of Works era. Pop in to check it out and be sure to taste our house-made burgers, gourmet pizzas and other fabulous meals.

Having ten different New Zealand beers on tap and many more bottled, there’s always a something to your liking.

Directions from nearest town

The MOW Bar is situated in the heart of the Market Place in Twizel.

With lots of bike parking available, our bar and eatery is the perfect place to wind down on your bike ride between Mount Cook and Ohau, and to fuel up for your next day's adventures!


Grab a well-deserved beer or wine and wind down in our cosy beer garden to reflect on your awesome day's cycling. Alternatively on colder days, settle yourself in front of the fire and soak up the warmth and atmosphere.

Not forgetting to refuel for you next adventures, our menu is chock full of fresh, local and organic ingredients. We cater for special dietary requirements too, with several gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian menu options.

Large groups are more than welcome, bookings recommended.

We are a family-friendly eatery with an extensive kids menu, and an awesome playground right opposite our beer garden.

Keep an eye on our website or Facebook page for live music gigs, opening hours and other specials.


www.mowbar.co.nz
or
www.facebook.com/MinistryofWorksBarandEatery/


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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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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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Trail Details & Maps

Each of the 9 maps show the elevation, trail surfaces, fitness, skill, traffic, safety notes, and highlights. Please consult the maps to ensure you are prepared for what you'll encounter on each section. Some sections are easy, others more difficult.

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See & Do

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