Hanmer Springs

Best known for its natural hot pools and stunning landscapes, Hanmer Springs is a picturesque alpine village 90 minutes’ drive from Christchurch.

The small resort town is an attractive year-round holiday destination for adventure, relaxation and indulgence. It’s known for Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa, with its mineral waters.

Surrounded by dramatic mountains and towering forests, ‘Hamner’ has a main street filled with boutique shops, cafes and eateries.

Immerse yourself in the wild beauty of the local area with your choice of an abundance of adventure activities. Forest hike. Mountain bike. Horse trek. Bungy jump. Go jet boating. In winter, hit the slopes and go skiing.