Welcome to a magical place...

planmer-coverDownload our Planmer 2015 hereLocated in the east of New Zealand's South Island, the Hurunui is an incredible place. From rugged coastlines and sandy beaches to inland alpine villages and lush green forests - the natural beauty of the area is overwhelming.

The jewel in its crown is the alpine spa village of Hanmer Springs, a relaxing and tranquil spot with all of the best New Zealand has to offer - from stunning scenery to adrenalin filled activities (including bungy jumping!). The village is also home to the country's largest natural thermal pools complex an exceptionally popular attraction.

Add to that, the internationally renowned wine region Waipara Valley, and the Hurunui becomes a destination you cannot miss.

Best of all, the area is rich in accommodation, activities and eateries and starts just a 45 minute drive from Christchurch.

Experience the Hurunui

Things to see & do in the Hurunui

  • Pam's Gifts & Café

    Pam's Gifts & Café

    PAM'S GIFTS AND CAFE are not to be missed on your travels!!< ...

  • Dutch Golf

    Dutch Golf

    Dutch Golf is developed in the Netherlands in 1998 and has spread to more tha ...

  • Waikari Tearooms

    Waikari Tearooms

    Country tearooms. Gluten free food available.

    Sandwiches, pies, savou ...

  • Waipara Adventure Centre

    Waipara Adventure Centre

    Large purpose built facility which can cater for two independent groups at on ...

  • Rohm


    Rhom aims to provide a point of difference to fashion retailing in Hanmer Spr ...

  • Greta Valley Tavern

    Greta Valley Tavern

    The Greta Valley Tavern is a fully licensed and popular local favourite ...

  • Two Rivers Cafe

    Two Rivers Cafe

    Situated mid way between Christchurch & Kaikoura on State Highway 1, Two ...

  • Waipara Hills

    Waipara Hills

    Established in 2001, Waipara Hills is an award winning wine range from the So ...

  • Up The Garden Path

    Up The Garden Path

    Welcome to Up The Garden Path, Hanmer Springs largest gift shop.

    We p ...

  • BlackHills Heritage Collection

    BlackHills Heritage Collection

    Restored collection of limestone and cob buildings (circa 1863). Group farm t ...