Hanmer Springs Village is located in the South Island of New Zealand, and is a 90minute drive from Christchurch and Christchurch's international airport.You will travel through the rolling hills of wine region, the rugged coastal route or over the beautiful and scenic mountain pass if coming from the West Coast to reach the jewel of Hanmer Springs.
Traveling to Hanmer
We recommend catching a bus or driving, with an average 1.5 to 2hr drive. If you want to save a little and have more fun & make some friends, try car pooling, join out facebook group "above" and mention you would like to car pool with others or offer car pooling.
Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools
Hanmer Springs is New Zealand’s premier alpine spa destination. Its is the place to be this Winter with the Thermal Pools Complex better than ever with its new pools and awesome rides. Have fun, relax or indulge.The Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools offers a wide range of experiences, from soothing indulgence to exciting family fun. Enjoy the rock and sulphur pools and a popular family activity area - complete with water slides.
Hanmer Holiday Homes:
Most people tend stay for a couple of nights for this event, however you can also drive there and back in a day, We recommend staying so you can relax and enjoy the whole event. The best thing to do is arrange with a group of people a holiday home, its very affordable. See Hanmer Holiday Homes for bookings, prices etc.
Another great way of finding cheap accommodation is with Air BnB, this website offers rooms, full private accommodation to Bed n Breakfasts.
Another great way of finding cheap accommodation is with Booking.com, this website offers hotels, motels, rooms, full private accommodation to Bed n Breakfasts and payment often not needed until close to the booking time.