Those wanting a relaxing break away will love the Hurunui.
Hanmer Springs has a long history in relaxation and recouperation as the site of the South Island's Military Hospital where New Zealand Troops were sent to recouperate after both World Wars. Nowadays, the mineral rich thermal waters at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools are still exceptionally rejunvenating and The Spa attached to the complex offers world class treatments.
Dotted across the district, there are numerous destinations where you can really get away from it all. Mount Lyford's log cabins and lack of cellphone coverage offer an excellent retreat. There are also some wonderful accommodation options where you can enjoy a relaxing breakaway from the hustle and bustle of life of life.
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Alpine Crazy Putt & Village Cruisers Featured
Address: 11 Conical Hill Road, Hanmer Springs
Weka Pass Railway Featured
Address: Glenmark Drive, Waipara
Hanmer Springs Animal Park Featured Popular
Address: 108 Rippingale Road, Hanmer Springs
Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa Featured Popular
Free phone: 0800 442 663
Address: 42 Amuri Avenue, Hanmer Springs
Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa is an attraction of international standing, offering a world-class experience in a stunning natural environment. The Thermal Pools are situated in the unique alpine village of Hanmer Springs only 90 minutes drive fr ...
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Hanmer Springs Golf Club
Fax: +64 3 315 7321
Address: 133 Argelins Road, Hanmer Springs
Hanmer Springs Golf Course is more than just a popular country course in New Zealand. It is a course that boasts some of North Canterbury's finest scenery which takes you on a journey through stunning views of the alpines and challenging golf holes.The pe ...
BlackHills Heritage Collection Featured
Address: 701 Karaka Road, Hawarden
The Cheviot Museum has been in operation for approximately 40 years and is run by a dedicated group of volunteers. There is no entry fee though donations are gladly accepted. The Museum holds a substantial amount of local memorabilia, and has comprehensi ...
Address: 1 Fraser Close, Hanmer Springs
Cheviot Golf Club
This unique 12-hole course is set on flat land with views to the Kaikoura Mountains. Visitors are always welcome at Cheviot Golf Club. The course is situated five minutes west of Cheviot township. It is 90 minutes (120km) north of Christchurch or 55 minu ...
Culverden Golf Club
Address: Mountain View Road, Culverden
Nine hole course situated on the beautiful countryside of the Amuri Basin with views of the inland and seawards Kaikoura Ranges to the north and the Southern Alps to the west.
Hawarden Golf Club
Address: 53 Horsley Down Road, Hawarden
Lovely country 9-hole golf course.
Weka Pass Horse Treks & Riding Centre
Address: 54 Weka Pass Road, Waikari
Weka Pass Horse Treks provides quality tutors and guides for you and your family to trek through the beautiful areas of Hurunui, Canterbury and North Canterbury. Horse Trekking is a great way to have fun with the family, or a lovely way to share a special ...
Hanmer Weddings - Church of Epiphany
Address: 31 Jollies Pass Road, Hanmer Springs, 7334
For your special day the Church of Epiphany in Hanmer Springs is a beautiful space for your wedding. The wooden interior and beautiful stained glass windows provide an atmosphere which can only enhance the sacredness of marriage. For over a hundred years ...
Scargill Golf Club
Scargill Golf Club welcomes visitors. The course is located in the Scargill Valley, only 1 hour from Christchurch and 4 km from SH 1 at Greta Valley. Only 20 minutes from Motunau Beach. Green fees: $20
Saffron Valley NZ Ltd
Address: Greta Valley, 7387
By appointment only. Saffron Valley NZ Limited is a family business, wholly owned and operated by Ray Hughes and Cheryl Rault. Saffron Valley is situated near Amberley in the South Island of New Zealand.
Hanmer Springs Massage & Beauty
Fax: +64 3 315 7364
Address: 72 Jollies Pass Road, Hanmer Springs
Our boutique clinic offers a range of treatments in a tranquil setting. Massage, manicures, pedicures, body wraps, facials, waxing and more.
Address: 6 Cheviot Street, Waiau
Amuri Golf Club
Amuri Golf Club is situated in North Canterbury on State Highway 70 between Rotherham and Waiau amongst very picturesque scenery. It consists of a 9 hole course with 18 different teeing grounds. Green fee players most welcome: $15 per round
Address: High Street, Hawarden
The Waipara County Historical Society was formed in 1970 with the aim of preserving historical records and artifacts relating to the former county of Waipara - the area between the Hurunui and Waipara rivers, and from the Main Divide to the Pacific Ocean. ...
Amberley Golf Club
Fax: +64 3 314 8293
Address: Golf Links Road, Amberley, 7481
Such a great course. Come out and play once and you'll be hooked. Green Fees $20. If you like views of green hills, native bush and the sea, then this is a course for you. Situated at Amberley Beach, this is a top 18 hole par 72 links course, only 30 mi ...
Hanmer Pitch 'n' Putt
Address: 88b Argelins Road, Hanmer Springs, 7334
Take your time & feel relaxed amongst the trees & wildlife. We offer a 300m driving range and a 18 hole Pitch 'n' Putt golf course. This includes; island greens, elevated 'tee-offs', water hazards and white sand bunkers. Enjoy the garden picnic ...