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Cosy Breakaway in Mackenzie
This cosy home is the perfect getaway spot for a couple or family keen on the kiwi great outdoors! Perfectly located for a relaxing break, or to entertain recreational interests (golf, fishing, skiing, walking, hunting and watersports) situated close to mountain ranges, Lake Tekapo Mt Dobson, Lake Opuha all within 25min drive and much more a bit beyond This warm 2 bedroom home, with log fire & heat pump is fully furnished up to 6 guests. Free wifi. It is fully fenced with off street car parking.
$84 per night
Apartment in Fairlie
Rabbiter's Retreat Apartment
Welcome to our apartment style retreat, a newly renovated, well appointed accommodation for two. There is an open plan living area with a queen bed and kitchenette, separate bathroom with a toilet and shower, total area 18 square meters. The apartment flows on to a north facing deck boasting views of Mt Dobson. The retreat is located down the end of the drive at the rear of the property, with its own separate parking for guests.
$55 per night
Home in Fairlie
Lavender House
Your family will be close to everything when you stay at this centrally-located home just one street behind the Main st, and a very short walk to the world famous Bakehouse Pie, gorgeous fashion boutiques and the bustling little township of Fairlie. Ski fields and lakes are just short drive away making for your ultimate ‘get away’ The home itself is well equiped with anything you may need, to become your ‘home away from home’
$90 per night

Stay near Fairlie's top sights

Fairlie Bakehouse41 locals recommend
Farm Barn Cafe5 locals recommend
Eat Deli & Bar7 locals recommend
Old Library Cafe12 locals recommend
Carnegie's3 locals recommend
Silverstream Hotel6 locals recommend

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Your guide to Fairlie

All About Fairlie

On New Zealand’s South Island, the rural town of Fairlie is a vision of unspoiled nature, with snow-capped mountains, rolling green hills, and lots of ways to experience both, be it via hikes under the summer sun or racing down slopes on a pair of skis. As one of New Zealand’s thriving ski towns, skiers and snowboarders flock to Fairlie every winter. You’ll want to check out nearby Burkes Pass, a high-altitude playground full of mountain-top treks, or Lake Opuha, a popular reservoir that welcomes fishers and boaters.

When you need a respite from the outdoors, take a trip to Fairlie’s heritage museum, which showcases decades of agricultural history. Fairlie’s main street is lined with restaurants and pubs serving hand-filled meat pies and New Zealand lamb shanks.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Fairlie

No matter if the mountains are covered in powdery snow or long, tussock summer grasses, Fairlie offers outdoor recreation opportunities year round. If you’re hoping to hike, bike, and fish, the best time to stay in a Fairlie accommodation would be during the summer months, November through February. However, the winter months, June through August, are ideal for skiing and other winter sports. Summer experiences balmy, enjoyable weather, while winter is cold and snowy, a perfect time for racing down Mount Dobson. Some happenings to watch out for include the Caroline Bay Rock and Hop in March, an annual event in nearby Timaru that celebrates ‘50s and ‘60s car culture with a car parade and costume contest. In late November, Temuka Christmas Parade rolls out food and drink stalls and an appearance by Father Christmas.

Top things to do in Fairlie

Fairlie Heritage Museum

The Fairlie Heritage Museum displays artifacts and historical objects from the region’s agricultural past. Displays include vintage machinery, household items, and set pieces like a preserved threshing mill and a rebuilt cottage from Fairlie’s earliest days. Of particular note is the Motor Heritage Building that showcases antique cars and tractors.

Lake Tekapo

A part of the Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve, Lake Tekapo and its surrounding area are recognized for its pitch-perfect stargazing conditions. You can catch plenty of awesome scenery with the naked eye here, from shooting stars to satellites. And the night sky isn’t the only thing that makes Lake Tekapo a worthwhile day trip from Fairlie. The striking azure water of the lake is tranquil and calm, great for swimming, kayaking, and paddleboarding.

Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

The scenic 1.5-hour drive to this sprawling park covering nearly 450 square miles skirts around Lake Tekapo and traces the western bank of Lake Pukaki. Dramatic scenery ranges from the highest peak on the continent to the 16-mile Tasman Glacier, and you can spot falcons overhead and the Mount Cook lily on the alpine pastures. The return hike to Kea Point takes around two hours. More high-octane activities include mountaineering, glacier skiing, and seaplane trips.

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