Stand atop Mt Grey enjoying panoramic views, fish in unique braided rivers or hit forest mountain bike trails. Hurunui’s outdoors are calling.

Adventure in Hurunui

Head out on the river, up a mountain, along the beach, into native bush, ambling through forest or hitting one of the region’s many bike tracks.

The options are endless!

Whatever you choose, prepare to have your senses reawakened.

Walking & Biking

With rolling hills, big open spaces, coastal stretches and mountain ranges, great walks of every size are a key offering in the Hurunui. Take a stroll up Conical Hill for a view of Hanmer Springs or venture along Amberley Beach. Unearth the network of mountain lakes at the top of Mt Lyford or amble through Cheviot’s charming woodlands.

Hurunui also caters to all types of cycling enthusiasts, including the mountain biker, the cruiser, the speedster and the little ones. In Hanmer Springs, you’ll find a raft of mountain biking tracks to get you the ultimate in air and speed or a more chill thrill. Meanwhile, the St James Cycle Trail is an incredible ride that offers unforgettable 360-degree panoramic views.

Hurunui Walking & Biking

Snow & Ski

Pitch a tent in one of the region’s accessible and affordable campgrounds or hit the ski slopes at either one of our two family-friendly fields, Mt Lyford and Hanmer Springs Ski Area. You can don your active wear and roll up the sleeves, or simply fold out a deck chair and open up that book you’ve been itching to get stuck into.

Hurunui Ski & Snowboard

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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.

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42 Amuri Avenue
Hanmer Springs
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 315 0000
Free phone : 0800 442 663 (NZ only)