It can be easily viewed from the footpath on Broadway (State Highway 3) opposite the clocktower.
The glockenspiel performs for approximately 5 minutes, after the hour chimes are finished.
The Dawson Falls
Dawson Falls area has become noted for its scenery and the half day walks are a major attraction for both young and old. All of these tracks are clearly marked with colour coded signs and direction markers, and the entrance to the bush area has a large diagrammatic map showing where each track goes and approximately how long each takes to walk.
The Manganui Skifield
The Stratford ski-field is located at the end of Pembroke Road at East Egmont.
A club field, the ski area is relatively small and low and operates for up to three months of the year.