Explore the Hurunui District

Explore the Hurunui District

There’s a special vibe about the Hurunui District which sets it apart from anywhere else in the country. Indeed, it’s fair to say that life changes when you enter the district. 

A place where rugged coastlines and breathtaking clifftops meet lush forests and alpine retreats.  The Hurunui district will thrill and surprise you … offering everything you expect in a South Island holiday, and more. 

Travel Deals

Explore the Hurunui region with these great travel deals.

There's something for everyone, from jet boating adventure packages through to luxury accommodation packages; perfect for enjoying with that special someone.

What's on?

Enjoy good times with friends and family at one of the many events in the Hurunui.

From the Hurunui Garden Festival, to The Hanmer Springs Fete, as well as adventure sports galore; there's something for everyone in the Hurunui region.

Our Blog

Retaining history and good old fashioned values

Peek down many a winding road or long straight in the Hurunui district, and you’ll notice a healthy ... Read More

Hurunui Heartland Trail

Thanks to Richard from pushbikes.co.nz for the great article. Read More

Explore Lake Sumner Forest Park

Remote high-country lakes, beech-clad mountains, wide rivers and hot springs complete this picturesq... Read More

Upcoming Events

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4 & 8 Hour MTB Race

This The Hanmer 4 & 8 Mountain Bike Race takes competitors on a unique journey through Hanmer Forest through some of the regions most amazing mountain... Read More


Hanmer Springs 4&8 Hour MTB Challenge March 20 | Hanmer Springs @ 08:00a.m.

Hanmer Springs 4&8 Hour MTB Challenge Read More

Waipara Springs

Waipara Springs music on the lawn March 21 | Waipara Springs @ 10:00a.m.

Enjoy a day on the lawn at sunny and picturesque Waipara Springs Winery and Cafe. Live local musicians, local wine and local beer & cider. Read More

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Contact Us

42 Amuri Avenue
Hanmer Springs
New Zealand

Email: info@visithurunui.co.nz
Phone: +64 3 315 0000
Free phone : 0800 442 663 (NZ only)