Located in the South Island of New Zealand and just over 90 minutes from the main city of Christchurch, it definitely is not a place that should be passed by without a stopover. This destination is a year round holiday maker's paradise where you can spoil yourself with so many wonderful outdoor activities you will wonder where to start first.
With a selection of great cafés, accommodation, dining and shopping the town itself is a great destination but when take the many other attractions into account you will start to see why it is so popular with both New Zealander's and overseas travellers.
Hanmer Springs is actually built around Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa which are open 364 days a year, excluding Christmas Day, for everyone to come and enjoy the pleasures of soaking up the natural minerals and goodness that comes from these waters. Sit and relax in the 33-42 degree temperature waters as you take in the breathtaking scenery of surrounding forests and rolling green mountains that provide a 360 degree view. If you are looking for complete tranquillity and peacefulness then this is the perfect place to come to.
So no matter what age you are, there is something for everyone at Hanmer Springs! Waterslides and games for the little ones, private pools to soak in for couples looking for a retreat and thermal pools filled with goodness for anyone who suffers from aches and pains. Hanmer Springs should always be a must see when you are travelling around the South Island of New Zealand. Hanmer Springs, New Zealand, is a well-known tourist town. Hanmer Springs enjoys a selection of quality tourist attractions and activities, best known for the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa.
During the winter months the Hanmer Springs ski area contains some of the best ski fields in the country, along with some other fantastic attractions that are sure to delight any traveller. Imagine whisking down the side of picturesque mountain viewing some of the most awe-inspiring scenery along the way. Providing all levels of skiers with a fantastic skiing holiday, the whole family will thoroughly enjoy their time here.
From outdoor activities such as horse riding, white water rafting, mountain biking, jet boating, bungy jumping, scenic flights, hiking and so much more to be enjoyed through the warmer months and skiing during winter, it doesn't matter what time of year you come to Hanmer Springs..... there is always a range of things to see and do!
So start planning your adventure holiday to this very desirable destination of Hanmer Springs, on the South Island of New Zealand and you will be thrilled that you came and find it hard to leave!