Hidden Gems

Hurunui's Hidden Gems

Iron Ridge Quarry

The Iron Ridge Quarry Sculpture Park, where you can embark on an unforgettable journey through our remarkable Sculpture Trail. Immerse yourself in the captivating ambiance of a disused quarry, harmoniously blending with the awe-inspiring backdrop of the Waipara Valley's dramatic landscape.

Hurunui's Hidden Gems

Exploring Tiromoana

The Tiromoana Bush Walkway is a great way to experience being in a regenerating native forest complete with ponds, wetlands, and native birds as your companions. The Walkway travels through open farmland with sweeping views over the forest and the coastline to Pegasus Bay, Motunau Island and the Pacific Ocean. Walking the complete loop track takes approximately 3 hours.

Hurunui's Hidden Gems

Exploring Kings Truffles

Like many family orientated truffle business’s, Kings Truffles is powered by passion and dedication in supplying truffle of the utmost quality while grown in a sustainable manner. Unlike others, this one channels over 15 years of experience into the production and supply of a rare and luxurious delicacy.

The team, led by Jax Lee, are New Zealand leaders in supplying fresh, organically grown, truffle direct from the source to top chefs and food connoisseurs alike.

Their primary truffiere is positioned in the heart of Canterbury’s limestone country – a beautiful place where they welcome guests to join them for their bespoke Truffle Hunt experiences. Join Jax to wander in the trees, watch the dogs sniff out the goods and enjoy exquisite truffle based fare prepared for you onsite.

Hurunui's Hidden Gems

Exploring Farmers Markets

Amberley Farmers Market is one of the many authentic farmers markets that call Hurunui home. With a superb range of locally grown, fresh, seasonal, quality produce and artisan products, its the perfect spot to find delicious country fare, seasonal treats and a great community spirit..

Operating every Saturday morning throughout the year, 9am-12.30pm, it is well worth visiting regularly for your household supplies, making a leisurely social visit for a catchup with friends over coffee and treats, or a quick stop on your way through North Canterbury visiting other destinations.

Hurunui's Hidden Gems

Exploring Hydroslides

The best place in NZ for aquatic rides, Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa is a must do for a family holiday!
The first place in NZ to have a Superbowl ride, the only complex to have the Conical Thrill ride – NZ’s biggest waterslide, and now the complex is the first place in New Zealand to have leading-edge technology inside their brand new slides, featuring LED lights, projection images and strip lighting.

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Hanmer Springs
New Zealand

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