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Welcome To Hanmer Springs & The Hurunui District

Address:
PO Box 13, Amberley, New Zealand - View the map

Situated just a 45-minute drive from Christchurch, the Hurunui region is one of the South Island's best-kept secrets.

Hanmer Springs is the heart of the district. A pretty alpine village set amid towering mountains and forests and with 100% Pure New Zealand scenery.

There is so much to do here. The most popular attraction is the multi-million dollar Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa with networks of mineral-rich pools and a family fun area featuring the South Island's only aquatic thrill ride, the SuperBowl.

In addition, there are kilometres of cycling and walking tracks (for all abilities), adventure tourism activities (including jet boating and bungy jumping), family friendly activities including mini-golf, a farm park and mazes. And to top it off Hanmer Springs is filled with boutique shops, excellent eateries and accommodation for every budget.

Another Hurunui highlight is the Waipara Valley, one of New Zealand's premier wine regions with 74 vineyards and four unforgettable winery restaurants. The valley has a trail which allows visitors to cycle or walk between vineyards, enjoying breath-taking views.

The best way to explore the Hurunui is by road. It's easy to drive around the Alpine Pacific Triangle touring route.

Come and discover our area. Travel well. Visit soon..

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Phone:
+64 3 314 0057

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