Hanmer Springs is a small alpine resort in the Canterbury region about 110km from Christchurch (a 90 minute drive away). It has been renowned for its thermal waters for over one hundred years and the hot springs are a hugely popular destination for tourists and locals all year round.
The thermal reserve at Hanmer Springs has been developed to include a spa (beauty and spa treatments), large water play area for children, water slides, rockpools and pools of varying temperatures. They are open all year round and offer a very-welcome and relaxing experience after more strenuous activities such as horse trekking, hiking, mountain biking and skiing (at the Hanmer Springs and Mount Lyford skifields). more
The roads and forests around the township can be explored by bike or on foot with many pathways suitable for families with younger children. Older adrenalin seekers can enjoy bungy jumping, jet boating, kayaking, white-water rafting and 4WD off-road safaris through the surrounding high country.
Accommodation in and around Hanmer Springs is plentiful with campgrounds, backpackers, bed and breakfast accommodation, holiday home and hotel options. Hanmer can get busy in peak seasons and over school and bank holiday weekends, so book early and pack with unpredictable mountain weather in mind.
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Imagine spending your holiday on one of our exhilarating trail rides in the high country of New Zealand's South Island. Guided horse riding pack trips from two hours to twelve days though the North Canterbury high country. View spectacular scenery: snow-capped mountains, vast river flats, crystal clear lakes and rivers.
Range of warm, affordable accommodation in Canterbury's alpine thermal wonderland. Excellent facilities and close to the village amenities. Alpine Lodge Motel in Hanmer Springs is close to ski fields and a challenging golf course. Breakfasts available. Popular recreational activities available and we are happy to assist. A great area to relax and unwind.
Come solve the mystery of the Lost Temple and be in for lots of surprises along the way, or play our Gold Rush themed 18-hole mini golf course. Ask about group discounts. We are very popular for school camps, birthday parties, corporate challenges, social club events and fundraising. Located just a two-minute drive or five-minute walk from the village centre.
Stay a couple days or a whole week in Alpine style chalets - each completely separate with own car park. Enjoy spectacular mountain-views from your chalet, patio or garden seating. Spacious grounds with lawns and bush, children’s play area. Free WiFi, DVD library, BBQ. Get ‘Away From It All’ feeling being only a stroll from Hot Pools and village centre.
Here at Christchurch Touring Company, we specialise in small group tours, luxury charter services, cruise ship excursions and exclusive airport transfers. Our range includes Christchurch City, Canterbury and the surrounding regions – including Kaikoura, Akaroa and Banks Peninsula, Hanmer Springs and further afield.
Forest Peak Motel is situated in the picturesque Hanmer Springs Alpine Village, a short distance from the village centre and close to the local forest walks and mountain-bike trails. They offer stand alone refurbished units all set in park-like grounds with kitchen, TV, fridge, electric blankets and heating. Stunning views, space and privacy. Self-catering units and children's playground on site.
Christchurch offers the visitor a wide range of things to do and see. Whether you only have an hour or two, or you have a few days to spend sightseeing, Gold Band Taxis can provide you with a knowledgeable personal tour driver.
The quiet difference in Hanmer Springs! Our motel comprises separate alpine style chalets and superior villas, all self-contained and fully equipped to make your stay at Hanmer Springs a pleasure. One, two and three-bedroom options, all with full kitchens and facilities. Chalets all with queen-size beds, villas all with king-size beds. Private spa for guests.
Brand new (4 & 1/2 stars+) beautifully appointed, modern two bedroom apartments. Spacious yet affordable luxury. Private patio opens to a huge backyard with fantastic alpine views. Four self contained units, all with ground floor entry. In-house massage available. All non-smoking. FREE WIFI, FREE road bike hire, FREE pool towels, FREE unlimited DVD’s, SKY TV. Access Facilities.
Hanmer Connection operate a convenient daily shuttle service to Hanmer Springs, a small alpine thermal resort approx two hours from Christchurch. Relax and enjoy a full day exploring this popular town or participate in one of the activities available including Thermal Pools. Stops at intermediate points including Christchurch Airport on request. Comfortable vehicles and highly experienced drivers. Bookings essential.
Welcome to the wonderful world of holiday home accommodation in delightful and appealing Hanmer Springs. We offer a range of affordable holiday home accommodation. Gain privacy, value for money and space in this thermal wonderland. Properties available for any length of stay. A great way to holiday.
With the assistance of our Llamas, you can hike and camp comfortably in the pristine Hanmer Springs back-country on a multi-day llama trekking trip. This environment transcend words like breathtaking, magnificent and spectacular. Whether hiking amidst rivers, high alpine lakes or through pine-forests, expansive fields, geothermal areas, rivers and waterfalls, you will return home from an unparalleled and unforgettable experience.
We are specialist helicopter and charter operators based from Hanmer Springs and Christchurch. Destinations include Marlborough, Tasman Bay, Kaikoura, Akaroa, Mt Cook, Fox Glacier, Franz Joseph Glacier, Queenstown and Milford Sound. We provide personalised charter and scenic flights in modern aircraft. Your safety, comfort and enjoyment are our highest priority.
Hanmer Springs Scenic Views Motel offers warm, friendly hospitality and first class service. One of Hanmer Springs' newest motel complexes, built of natural dry stack stone and native timbers and situated only 400 metres from the thermal pools and village centre. Come relax and enjoy the outstanding alpine views from your own private patio.
Since 1859 the thermal pools of Hanmer Springs, New Zealand, have attracted visitors seeking to relax, unwind and ease their aches and pains in the soothing mineral waters. Just 90 minutes from Christchurch, the mineral springs are in the heart of the Alpine Village of Hanmer Springs. Also featuring our stunning new health and beauty spa.
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