Turn up the heat from the 36°C pool, to the 38°C and 40°C pools, soaking in the thermal goodness in landscaped surrounds overlooking the...
Mackenzie Alpine Horse Trekking
Located on the road to Mt John, these folks run various treks taking in the area's amazing scenery.
Earth & Sky
If you've ever wanted to tour an observatory and survey the night sky, this is the place to do it. Nightly tours head up to the...
Mackenzie's Bar & Grill
While full immersion on the menu front is not necessarily advisable, this tidy gastro-pub-style establishment is a safe bet for a few...
Your best bet for day-time cafe fare and decent espresso, this relaxed joint has a cabinet of cakes, pies and sandwiches, plus hearty...
Mt John University Observatory · interesting places nearby
Astro Café information
This glass-walled pavilion atop Mt John has spectacular 360-degree views across the entire Mackenzie Basin – quite possibly one of the planet's best locations for a cafe. Tuck into bagels with local salmon, or fresh ham-off-the-bone sandwiches; the coffee and cake are good, too.