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Hanmer Springs Activities

Hanmer Springs is a beautiful place no matter what the season. In winter the village is often blanketed with snow, transforming Hanmer into a winter wonderland; spring brings soft blossoms and an avenue of daffodils and oaks. Summer greens are cooling to the otherwise warm weather; and autumn offers a multitude of colours and breathtaking scenery.

The surrounding area is outstanding and ideal for outdoor enthusiasts with thousands of hectares of varied countryside, from river valleys to mountain tops. Hanmer Springs has spectacular walking, pony trekking, mountain and quad biking or perhaps enjoy a game of golf on our superb course, located next to our motel complex.

For the more adventurous there is bungy jumping, white-water rafting, jet boating and scenic flights, plus skiing during the season. An absolute must for any visitor is a trip to the steaming thermal waters at the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa. Overlooked by towering trees, visitors are sure to relax in one of New Zealand's finest thermal complexes.

An ideal location for a weekend break, leisurely overnight stay, business trip or superb romantic holiday.

Free activities include the many walking and cycling tracks, children's play areas, stunning scenery.


Many cycling and running events, concerts, golf tournaments, weekly market during the summer season, Culverden fete in October each year, plus many additional activities run by the individual pubs in our village. You can also visit for on-going information.


There is an abundance of restaurants in Hanmer Springs catering for all tastes and price ranges. We provide sample menus in our room folders for most of these restaurants and can also provide our guests with personal recommendations.


Hanmer Pet Retreat
Fly fishing tours
Hanmer Horses
Hanmer Ski field
Thrillseekers canyon
Molesworth station tours
Hanmer adventure centre
Hanmer Springs golf club
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