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The Hurunui is a family friendly destination...  the perfect place to hang out and simply have fun. 

Whether its making friends at the Hanmer Springs Animal Park, having a mini golf tournament with your family or relaxing at the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools you would be hard pressed not to enjoy yourself.

Check out our hiking and walking page if you prefer the sounds of leaves under foot or birds in the trees.

 

 

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Flaxmere Garden

Phone: +64 3 314 4504
Address: 128 Westenras Rd, Hawarden, 7385
Web: www.flaxmeregarden.co.nz

Flaxmere Garden is a 'Garden of National Significance' available for viewing by appointment only. Flaxmere is also home each year to "Art in a Garden" held over 3.5 days during October.

Mt Lyford Alpine Resort Ski Area

Phone: +64 3 315 6178
Address: Mt Lyford Forest Drive, Mt Lyford
Email:
Web: www.mtlyford.co.nz

Skiing and Snowboarding.  Opening June 2018.

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Amberley Area Cycle Trail (Hurunui Trails)

Address: Amberley
Web: www.hurunuitrails.org.nz

The Amberley Area Cycle Trail (AACT) Stage 1 is open! This means you you can now cycle, walk or run safely between Amberley and Leithfield without needing to use State Highway 1. PLEASE NOTE: due to heavy rain in April 2017, the approach to the Kowai Riv ...

Cheviot Cycling Trails

Address: Cheviot
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Web: www.cheviotnz.com/cycle-trails/

Cheviot has a host of cycle trails on offer for both road and mountain bikers. There is stunning coastal scenery, farm roads, hill country and flats. Cheviot Coastal Classic (30km - sealed) Leamington Valley Circuit (35km - sealed & unsealed) Ran ...

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A-Maze-N-Golf

A-Maze-N-Golf
Phone: 03 315 7272
Address: 1 Fraser Close, Hanmer Springs
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Web: www.a-maze-n-golf.co.nz
Price: $8 - $62.00 (NZD)

Come and solve the mystery of the Lost Temple and be in for lots of surprises along the way or play our Gold Rush themed 18 hole mini golf course. Affordable fun for all ages.

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Sandow Riding School

Phone: +64 3 314 5949
Address: 1689 Omihi Road, RD 3, Amberley, Waipara
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Web: www.sandow.co.nz

Christchurch's oldest established riding school is now offering lessons and treks at the Omihi saddle. Bookings essential.

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Hanmer Llamas

Phone: +64 3 315 7063 or 021 215 3092
Address: village meeting point, Hanmer Springs
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Web: www.hanmerllamas.nz

From a guided scenic village stroll, remote fishing camps to multi day wilderness adventures – let our gentle llamas carry the load and have an experience of a lifetime!

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Hanmer Horse Trekking

Phone: +64 22 462 1435
Address: Hanmer Springs
Email:
Web: www.hanmerhorsetrekking.com
Price: $70 (NZD)

1 hour trek: rivers, forest and fauna - nice easy family trek. $70 per person.  Bookings essential.

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Waipara Valley Vineyard Trail (Hurunui Trails)

Address: Waipara
Web: www.hurunuitrails.org.nz

Pass through world-class vineyards and historic farms; visit cellar doors and dine at winery restaurants; experience Greening Waipara Biodiversity Trails, the historical steam train at Weka Pass Railway and other activities in the area. Enjoy a trail des ...

Cheviot Museum

Address: Hall Street, Cheviot
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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 ...

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Weka Pass Railway

Phone: +64 3 962 2999
Address: Glenmark Drive, Waipara
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Web: www.wekapassrailway.co.nz

The Weka Pass Railway operators using steam and diesel locomotives on a 25km scenic ride through the unique limestone beauty of the Weka Pass.   Trains operate between Waipara Glenmark Station and Waikari, usually on the first and third Sundays of e ...

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Hanmer Pitch 'n' Putt

Phone: +64 3 315 5176
Address: 88b Argelins Road, Hanmer Springs, 7334
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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 ...

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Mt Lyford Ice Skating

Phone: +64 3 315 6523
Address: 169 Mt Lyford Forest Drive, Mt Lyford
Web: www.lyfordholidayhomes.co.nz

Winter only. Situated in Mt Lyford Village is this great outdoor ice skating rink. Skate hire available; also open in evenings under lights and with music. A guaranteed magical atmosphere !

Airpark Canterbury BMX Track

Address: Lawcocks Road, Amberley
Web: www.facebook.com/Hurunui-BMX-Club-795635367169295/

Grab your bike, helmet and protective gear and give our locally built BMX track a go! It's guaranteed to put smiles on everyone's faces' - young or 'older'. Thanks to sponsorship from near and far, the Airpark Canterbury BMX Track is open to the public 2 ...