Cromwell is centrally located for easy day trips to Queenstown, Arrowtown, Wanaka, Clyde, Alexandra, St Bathans, Naseby & Roxburgh.
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Cromwell’s arid climate makes the basin a unique region for cherry and apricot growing. Cold winter climate provides ample chilling for healthy trees, low summer rainfall and regular sunshine provides the perfect location to produce export Summerfruit.
With new varieties of cherries, the harvest season can now extend from mid-December until late January. Recent cherry plantings has made Cromwell the single largest growing area in the country and exports are made to Taiwan, Korea, S-E Asia, USA, Australia and Europe.
You can taste the joy of Central Otago fruit in the many roadside fruit stalls along highways passing through Cromwell. They include: