Mackintosh Power Station

Mackintosh Power Station Open Day

Come on a guided tour of Mackintosh Power Station and learn how we harness the power of the water from Lake Mackintosh to generate electricity. Bookings are essential.

 Date:   Saturday 10 November 2018
 Time:   Tours will run every 10 minutes from 10:00am until 3:00pm 
    Tours run for approximately 30 minutes 
 Location:    Mackintosh Power Station
  Directions and parking arrangements will be provided closer to the event.


Important information

Your safety

  • Please be advised that for safety reasons tour group sizes will be limited.
  • As this is a working power station and for safety reasons there is no disabled and wheelchair access.
  • Please note the guided tour will involve accessing parts of the station by climbing up and down stairs.
  • ALL visitors must wear long trousers, long sleeves and sturdy closed-in, flat heeled shoes.
  • Pacemakers: due to the electro-magentic fields produced, people with pacemakers are unable to enter the power station as this may interfere with their device.
  • More safety information can be found here.


  • As this is an operating power station, cameras, bags, food and drinks are not permitted inside the station, and therefore we ask that you please leave these items in your car.
  • You are welcome to bring phones and jackets into the power stations.
  • No flash photography in the power station.

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We look forward to welcoming you to Mackintosh Power Station and hope you enjoy this unique opportunity to see inside a working hydropower station.

© Hydro-Electric Corporation 2018