Makarora Tourist Centre

Makarora Tourist Centre is nestled amongst native bush on the Wanaka/Haast highway in one of NZs most idyllic mountain settings on edge of Mt Aspiring National Park. Only 1hr from Wanaka & West Coast, we offer an extensive selection of accommodation from affordable self-catering chalets to backpacker lodgings & campervan sites. We have a restaurant & bar along with other affordable activities.


Our valley location offers countless opportunities for exploring our stunning and remote surroundings. The Young, Wilkin and Siberia Valleys, and Mt Shrimpton are all in a few minutes reach - by hiking, with a thrilling jet boat ride, scenic fixed wing or helicopter flight. Makarora is an ideal destination for tramping with a selection of multi day walks in the area and there is also great hunting and fishing.A true wilderness experience with astounding mountain scenery and joyous bird song.

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Wanaka/Haast Highway
Makarora 9346
(03) 443 8372
Free Phone
0800 800 443
(03) 443 1082