Hanmer Springs on two wheels

Low-impact, fun, and adventurous, biking is a great exercise alternative that is ideal when exploring or holidaying. With multiple bike tracks to suit all ages and abilities, and an invitingly picturesque village to cycle around, Hanmer Springs is even more so enjoyed on two wheels. Plan your tracks with the Hanmer Springs Mountain Bike Trail […]

Head to Hanmer: Hanmer Springs Attractions

Get set for action-packed family fun at Hanmer Springs Attractions these school holidays. There are exciting and family-friendly activities on offer to suit a range of ages, including jet boating, river rafting, bungy jumping and off-road buggy adventures. Plus, the latest addition is laser clay shooting, offering competitive fun for families. The team will guide […]

Hit the slopes in Hanmer

Beneath snow-capped trees and mountains, Hanmer Springs becomes an alpine winter wonderland this time of year. You will feel you have just stepped into the set of The Holiday, the cosy aura of Hanmer Springs and its picturesque backdrop, making the perfect setting for an alpine escape. Organise your own mid-winter Christmas, bringing along friends […]

Hike in Hanmer

If you’re spending the weekend, start a Hanmer hike before the rest of the world wakes up. Chatterton Track A quieter hike, the Chatterton Track starts at the car park from Chatterton Road end, and follows the Chatterton River through beautiful beech forest. Described as moderately challenging, this is a roughly 4km return track, averaging […]

Exceptional food, impeccable service: No.31 Restaurant

Hanmer Springs is known for its many attractions, such as thermal pools, jet boating on the Waiau River, bungy jumping in the Waiau Gorge and many more adventures besides. So it is hardly surprising that there is a multi-award winning restaurant in the village as well. No. 31 Restaurant is located in a quaint, charming […]

Book it in: Mickey Raes

The cooler months are a time to break out the knitting needles, jigsaw puzzles, and books, and rug up warm inside. If craft of any sort takes your fancy, in Hanmer all roads lead to Mickey Raes, a treasure trove of creative ideas. Owner Wendy Lamont has been supplying customers with their craft needs, haberdashery, […]