Welcome to Hanmer Springs

hanmer villageWelcome to the online home of Hanmer Springs village. Nestled in hills and mountains of North Canterbury, just 1.5 hours from Christchurch Airport or two hours from Kaikoura.

Our village offers a spectacular natural backdrop to your vacation, with exotic and native forests, hills and mountains on all sides with crystal clear high country rivers running close by.

A special vibe can be found in the village, with a mixture on touristy buzz but still the quant little village feel.

A wide range of accommodation

From campsites and backpackers to five star apartments and boutique B&Bs, the choice is yours. Check out our listing in our Hanmer Springs Accommodation pages and even book online. Enjoy either central locations or have a real escape to a more rural accommodation.

Be active or relax in peace

forest walksA natural backdrop of mountains and forests offer opportunities for walking and hiking, mountain biking, jet boating, bungy jumping and a range of adrenelin fueled activities.

Or lie back and relax with soothing massage, thermal pools or a range of beauty treatments. Many excellent cafes and restaurants help you enjoy the slower pace life of our pituresque village.

We also back onto some stunning high country areas of outstanding natural beauty including the Molesworth and St James stations which can be explored by car, foot, bicycle or even horse. For those who bring their rods the Clarence river offers excellent fly fishing oportunities.