Accommodation in Hanmer Springs, New Zealand

The small town of Hanmer Springs is by no means in short supply of activities and places to stay.  Hanmer Springs hotel accommodation varies from motel and hotel rooms to chalets, apartments and luxurious lodges and spas.  No matter which option you choose, your accommodation in Hanmer Springs, New Zealand is bound to have an amazing view.  With so many Hanmer Springs hotels, motels and other forms of accommodation to choose from, the best way to shop for your ideal room is by surfing the web and making an online booking.  Book online to find a good hotel in Hanmer Springs or cheap Hanmer Springs accommodation can be booked online and is available in the area.  That way, when you arrive, you won’t need to waste any time hunting for accommodations.

Hanmer Springs Attractions

As the name suggests, Hanmer Springs has some famous hot pools and spa facilities.  So, even if your hotels in Hanmer Springs, New Zealand does not include spa treatments or hot pools, you can always make your way to these popular pools.

Hanmer Forest walks are known to be a challenging but worthwhile experience.  Many visitors to the area take at least a short walk every day or every other day in this leafy paradise. 

Conical Hill is another popular walk and is fairly short and easy.  If you are travelling with younger children, they shouldn’t have too much of a tough time making their way to the top.  Make sure you pack some refreshments, especially water, to enjoy on the way and when you take a much deserved break at the top.  The view from the top and even at some places along the way is incredible.

Don’t forget that Hanmer Springs also has some pretty fabulous wines waiting for you.  A wine tour and tasting is the best way to absorb the true flavour of this region.

Popular activities in Hanmer Springs

Adrenalin seekers will feel right at home at Waiau Gorge.  Get your blood rushing with some jet boating down the river, bungy jump from the 135 year old Waiau Ferry Bridge, rafting and quad biking in and around this area.

For something a little more relaxing and designed for the whole family, you can sign up for a round of mini golf, a maze adventure or both!  Most children urge their parents to opt for both and the adults have just as much fun as the kids!

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The Wai ariki Farm Park is located near the golf course and is a great place to spend the whole day.  Visitors are allowed to hand feed the farmyard and exotic animals and enjoy the beauty of the mountains that tower above.  The café has plenty of treats and beverages on sale and the gallery sells a range of fabrics and local New Zealand artworks.  Horse treks are available and the guides specialise in beginner riders.