Trip Planner: South Pacific / New Zealand / South Island / Canterbury Region / Hanmer Springs / Hanmer Forest
Immerse yourself in nature at Hanmer Forest, a conservation area covering 13,000 hectares (32123.7 acres) of both indigenous and exotic trees, overlooked by mountains. Take a leisurely stroll or bike ride along the carefully maintained paths that crisscross the forest, keeping an eye out for the abundant avian wildlife that populate the trees. Adventurous types can tackle hiking trails that climb past tumbling waterfalls and into the alpine zone, or take to the designated mountain bike trails and downhill biking routes. Don't forget to bring sturdy footwear with you if heading up a mountainous route. To visit Hanmer Forest and get the most from your holiday in Hanmer Springs, create itinerary details personal to you using our Hanmer Springs trip maker.
Hanmer Forest Reviews
Hanmer Forest offers so much! There are tracks for walking, hiking, mountain bikes and equestrian, and all these of various grades (I'm no horse rider but can see the terrain). Something for... more »
Loved the Amble walk with the wooden sculptures. Nice easy track for young kids and not slippery in frosts. more »
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