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Activities & Attractions

Night Sky

Naseby has been identified as having some of the best night sky viewing in New Zealand, so when you look up at night you really do get that "wow" sensation. One of only 2 towns in New Zealand to have a Dark Sky /3K accreditation for light pollution free night skies. This ...READ MORE


The Naseby Swimming Dam is situated at the end of Swimming Dam Road.  Usually filled up with water a couple of weeks before Christmas and emptied out after Easter each year. There are toilet facilities, picnic tables, benches and a playground too and this is also a good location to ...READ MORE


There are two fishing areas with the Forest Recreational Area; Coalpit and Hoffman's Dams Coalpit Dam is an excellent picnic spot (with toilet facilities - open December - April) and popular with families. The dam has both brown and rainbow trout in its waters. Although it is not a deep ...READ MORE


Naseby's Bowling Club celebrated it's centenary in 2012 - Visitors are very welcome at the green.


There are two tennis courts available in Naseby and there is also a Fives Court.


The petanque courts have now been cleaned up, and are available for use. There is a donation box on the gate. So go and enjoy a fun and social game next time you're looking for something to do. You will need to bring your own balls (is that what they're ...READ MORE

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Ice Skating

www.nasebyicerink.com The Maniototo Ice Rink opened in 1991 on the site of what was formerly Brown's Pond. The season lasts from June to August. This outdoor ice skating rink is popular with families for a day on the ice. Ice skates and curling equipment are available for hire and a ...READ MORE

Ice Luge

www.lugenz.com The Southern Hemisphere's only outdoor ice luge operates during the winter months and is located between the Maniototo Ice Rink and the International Curling Centre. As well as being available for recreational use its also the training venue for New Zealand's international luge team


www.golfotago.co.nz/clubs/naseby-golf-club/ Naseby Golf Club's attractive 9 hole course is located on the Ranfurly/Naseby Road, about 2 kms south of the Naseby town centre. Casual green fees are very modest and club days are every Sunday. The club also has a number of special tournaments over the summer holiday season.

Destination Naseby

https://www.destinationnaseby.nz/ Destination Naseby can do all the planning for your visit to Naseby. Just let them know your group size and what activities you'd like to do and they can organise a total package for you.    

Naseby Store

Located at 17 Leven Street, the Naseby Store stocks groceries, pantry items, frozen goods, ice creams, drinks and a wide range of merchandise, a post office service and it's the location of the town's post office boxes. Also home to an amazing night sky display. Paul Bishop, the owner/operator of ...READ MORE

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