Maniototo offers a unique selection of accommodation to all our visitors. Spend not one night but two at hill top complexes with mountain views, modern apartments, holiday homes, hotels, chalets and cabins, family studios and camping grounds, or classic Kiwi home stays.
Developed for walkers, cyclists and horse riders, the Otago Central Rail Trail follows the former Otago Central branch railway line for 150kms from Middlemarch to Clyde. Cycle the trail year round and be sure to book a minimum of 2 nights in the Maniototo.
Recreational opportunities abound in the Maniototo. Curling, golfing, forest walks, fishing, tennis and swimming are just some of the options. The Otago Central Rail Trail can be walked, biked or leave civilisation behind on the back of a horse. So much to do.
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Welcome to the Maniototo Region of Central Otago, NZ
The Maniototo's wide open spaces are full of trails and tales, there are discoveries to be made. Feel Free to immerse yourself in our rich history, explore the land, linger a bit and get to know the locals.
Cycle the Otago Central Rail Trail, Have A Go at curling or step back in time to the 1930‚ exploring Ranfurly‚ art deco architecture any time of year . Visit the high country on a 4WD tour, take in a round of golf, relax with a stunning Central Otago wine on a garden tour or wander the Taieri River with your fishing rod.