Hanmer Springs

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Hanmer Springs is a small spa resort in the South Island of New Zealand.

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The town is on a spur from Highway 7 between Christchurch and Greymouth/Westport.

There is a daily shuttle bus that operates between Christchurch International Airport and Hanmer Springs.

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  • The town is built around hot springs, called Hanmer Springs. For $18 you can laze in a variety of hot pools, some including smelly sulphur, some filtered which aren't smelly.
  • There are lots of walking trails going through the woods, ranging from flat easy to steep and challenging.
  • Mountain biking is popular with a variety of tracks.
  • There are three quad biking tour companies in town available, offering trail rides through the spectacular high country landscape.
  • During winter Hanmer Springs is a popular base for winter sports, with Hanmer Springs Ski Area and Mount Lyford nearby.

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Saints Pizza Cafe (6 Jacks Pass Rd) is popular, serving up delicious gourmet pizzas, with exotic flavours like Moroccan Lamb and Chicken and Cranberry. They make the toppings and bases themselves, and are a sure hit for sharing.

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  • Heritage Hanmer Springs, 1 Conical Hill Road, +64 3 315-0060, [1]. Four star hotel with self-contained 3-bedroom villas available.  edit

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Located in the heart of Hanmer Springs Village you will find the Hanmer Springs i-SITE Visitor Centre. The Hanmer Springs i-SITE Visitor Centre team provides information on Hanmer Springs Village, including Hanmer Springs accommodation, activities and events, and can assist with bookings for your ongoing travels throughout New Zealand.

Address: 40 Amuri Ave, Hanmer Springs Village Telephone: +64 3 315-0020 Free Calling Telephone: 0800 442 663 (within New Zealand) Email: info@visithurunui.co.nz

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