Hanmer Springs’ thermal reserve is the area’s major drawcard, with 89% of visitors to the area visiting the pool and spa. There are, of course, plenty of other activities to enjoy in the area. Hanmer Springs is surrounded by over 50km of forests, so embark on a hike or mountain biking adventure and explore the tracks. Or perhaps head out on a horse trek, go jetboating on the Waiau River. or partake in skiing at Mount Lyford during the winter months. For an aerial view of the splendour of the area, take a scenic helicopter flight or airplane flight. With such an array of activities, it is not surprising that Hanmer Springs is emerging as a favourite destination amongst many travellers. Just as with the activities and accommodation, there is no shortage of choice when it comes to the eateries and pubs in the area. There are many cafes, dine-ins and takeaways, and a number of local restaurants that serve cuisine for any budget.
With a population of approximately only 750, the population expands greatly during the holiday season, and there is a variety of accommodation for all travellers; whether you’re after a more secluded bed and breakfast, or perhaps an indulgent spa resort, Hanmer Springs suits for every budget and need. Make a visit to Hanmer Springs by flying into Christchurch with one of our cheap flights; from there the region is just a 90 minute drive. So wot are you waiting for? Book a stay in one of our Hanmer Springs hotels today!
Hotels in Hanmer Springs start at AU$49 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.