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About Hanmer Springs

Hanmer Springs is famous for its superb thermal pools, but give yourself a few days to discover what else is on offer in this stunning alpine village and you won’t want to leave!

Hanmer Springs Alpine Village

Sprinkled with cute cafes and boutique shops, plentiful accommodation options and a fantastic range of outdoor and family activities, Hanmer Springs Alpine Village makes for a great holiday destination.

Activities All Around

With its proximity to the Waiau River, Hanmer offers any number of water-based activities, including jet boating, fishing and rafting. The surrounding hills and mountains provide hunting, mountain biking, 4-wheel-driving and hiking, as well as skiing at Mt Lyford or Hanmer Springs Ski Area come winter. Bungy-jumping, mini-golf, horse-riding, farm tours… the list of Hanmer Springs activities goes on.

Ready to Relax...

After your day’s (or week’s!) activities, make sure you head back into town for some superb dining, a massage or beauty therapy treatment and a dip in the luxurious thermal pools (open until 9pm!): the perfect end to any holiday.

More Information

Hurunui Tourism is the Regional Tourism Organisation for this region. Their website has more indepth regional information, events and local news, as well the official Hanmer Springs website.


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Hanmer Springs

Hanmer Springs has a large selection of accommodation options, including B&Bs, farmstays, motels, hotels, holiday parks, backpackers, apartments and a wide range of holiday homes for hire.

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Hanmer Springs

Famous for its superb thermal pools Hanmer Springs is a year-round, all-purpose destination; whether you’re seeking a fun family holiday, a romantic break or an alpine adventure.

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