We are at 12 School Road in the centre of Fairlie, 100m off the main street and town centre with restaurants, bars, cafés and shopping area.

We are situated:

  • 300km from Queenstown
  • 242km from Dunedin
  • 180km from Christchurch
  • 170km from Aoraki Mt Cook
  • 60km from Timaru
  • 45km from Geraldine
  • 44km from Lake Tekapo

Activities to do in and around Fairlie

The Great Outdoors & More

Enjoy the wild Mackenzie with outdoor rental equipment, long and short-term. Experience for yourself what the wild Mackenzie has to offer.

Easy pick up and drop off location.

The Great Outdoors & More

Mt Dobson Ski Area

Ski and ride at Mt Dobson on natural dry powder snow, trails to suit all abilities and a huge learners' area with all-day sun and wide open uncrowded runs.

The Mt Dobson season runs from July to October.

Mt Dobson Ski Area

Earth & Sky

Experience the wonders of the universe with Earth & Sky. Go on one of the famous night-time observatory tours at one of two dedicated locations in the heart of the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve.

Earth & Sky

Tekapo Springs

Tekapo Springs offers three-tiered hot pools landscaped in local greywacke rock and surrounded by the region's native alpine plants to create a natural setting. Pool temperatures range from 40°C to 36°C. The pools have benched seating so you can sit back, relax and soak. The hot pools are open from 10am - 9pm daily.

Tekapo Springs

Roundhill Ski Field

Ski or snowboard in the heart of the South Island of New Zealand. Roundhill is a fantastic family ski field with breathtaking views of Aoraki Mt Cook, the Southern Alps and Lake Tekapo. Roundhill is a place that friends and family meet to enjoy a relaxing day on the slopes.

Roundhill Ski Field

Other activities include:

  • The Great Outdoors & More for outdoor rental equipment long and short-term
  • Top quality Fairlie 18-hole golf course
  • Fishing, boating, water skiing on Lake Opuha
  • Sightseeing
  • Farm Bran Café and Scenic View Helicopters
  • Glacier flights
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Art galleries
  • Earth & Sky stargazing tours to Mount John Observatory
  • Fairlie Heritage Museum
  • Gem Alpaca Stud
  • Hunting: Southern hunting safaris
  • Walks and mountain bike tracks/rides
  • Variety of excellent eating houses, restaurants and cafés
  • Only a 26-minute drive from Lake Tekapo
  • Enjoy the tranquillity, peace and quiet of our beautiful country township in Fairlie