Local Resources

These helpful resources can help you plan your holiday in the beautiful Central Otago region. There’s so much to see and do here; explore the rich heritage and history, bike New Zealand’s number one rail trail, go 4WDing, visit a local orchard and pick your own fruit, or just relax and enjoy the stunning country views. No matter the season, there’s always something to do in Central Otago.

Here at Mandy’s Accommodation have a range of modern motel units available and a lovely self contained cottage. A disabled accommodation option is also available. We are happy to help you plan your holiday here, just ask at the time of your booking or when you arrive.

Regional Weather
New Zealand’s official weather forecast and warnings.

Currency Converter
International currency conversion.

Distance Calculator
Driving times and distance calculator.

Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust
The Otago Goldfields Heritage Trail offers a year-round attraction for people to appreciate the golden heritage of the Otago region, in the South Island of New Zealand. Visit this trail site to find out all about goldpanning, goldmining history, pioneering history, historical sites, travelling information and how to find some of these interesting and special places in Otago New Zealand.

Central Rail Trail
The official Otago Central Rail Trail website with information about each sector of the trail and accommodation listings.

Otago Rail Trail
Comprehensive information on accommodation, transport, bike hire and a wealth of information that can help you to plan your unique Otago Central Rail Trail experience.

Omakau Golf Club
The Omakau Golf Club is located alongside the Otago Central Rail Trial.

The Alexandra ice rink is a fun, family experience.

New Zealand Tourism Guide Gold Membership

New Zealand Tourism Guide

The complete tourism New Zealand website. Find information about places in New Zealand, things to do and see, self driving routes, maps, online competitions and much more.

Additional Links

Alexandra - Link to official website

Central Otago Craft Beer Festival - Link to official website

Clyde Food & Wine Festival - Link to official website

Alexandra Blossom Festival - Link to official website

Alexandra Thyme Festival - Link to official website

For more details on the annual events that take place in Central Otago, please visit the CODC website here.

Alternatively, you can find all the information you need at Central Otago World Of Difference Official Website