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
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
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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Address: 54 Weka Pass Road, Waikari
Hanmer Springs Animal Park Featured Popular
Address: 108 Rippingale Road, Hanmer Springs
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 ...
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
Weka Pass Railway
Address: Glenmark Drive, Waipara
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Mountain View Day Spa
Address: 88 Rippingale Road, Hanmer Springs
We warmly welcome you to enjoy a pure indulgence escape with us and experience all tensions and stresses melt away. We are delighted to offer a wide array of individually tailored massages, beauty facials, pampering packages, yoga, meditation, quantum hyp ...
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: $15 per round Visitors Welcome.
Loch Leven Garden and Nursery
Address: 714 Rotherham Road South, Rotherham
The 2-acre garden is a delight to visit from mid-October through to Autumn but at its best over late spring and early summer. Hedges and topiaries feature throughout the garden that give formality and all year round structure. The numerous hedges are also ...
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
Address: 72 Jollies Pass Road, Hanmer Springs
Surrounded by birds, roses and tranquillity and that’s before you step inside to be pampered from head to toe. Massage, facials, body treatments, waxing, tanning and much more. We are friendly and passionate towards providing excellence and satisfaction ...
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. ...
Address: 1 Fraser Close, Hanmer Springs
Mt Lyford Ice Skating
Address: 169 Mt Lyford Forest Drive, Mt Lyford
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 !
Hawarden Golf Club
Address: 53 Horsley Down Road, Hawarden
Lovely country 9-hole golf course.
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 ...
Free phone: 0800 150 026
Address: The Village Shopping Centre, Conical Hill Road, Hanmer Springs
Located in the Village Shopping Centre, opposite the Heritage Hotel, Artisan Spa is a place where nature and science combine to create visibly beautiful skin. Using the very latest in both natural and clinical skincare, Artisan’s therapists create a rang ...
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 ...