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 Nicky’s Place 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

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.

gold member



official website


Central Otago Craft Beer Festival

official website

Clyde Food & Wine Festival

official website

Alexandra Blossom Festival

official website

blossom festival

Alexandra Thyme Festival

official website

thyme festival


For more details on the annual events that take place in Central Otago

Central Otago World Of Difference

You can find all the information you need