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Action and relaxation are the reasons that most people head to Hanmer Springs, where natural thermal pools bubble among dramatic alpine surroundings. The town has a charming atmosphere all year round, and makes a particularly picturesque location for hikers and photographers. Try out the abundance of outdoorsy things to do in Hanmer Springs, including horse trekking, mountain biking, and jet boating. Alternatively, opt for something more leisurely, such as a forest walk, a round of golf, or a dip in one of the renowned naturally heated pools. Use our New Zealand day trip planning site to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Hanmer Springs.
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Where to stay in Hanmer Springs

A good range of accommodations are available in Hanmer Springs, many of which cluster around the Amuri Avenue thoroughfare. As a resort town, it caters to a range of different visitors year-round, so you have your pick from luxury hotels to backpacker hostels and convenient motels. Farther out, you'll find RV parks and spa resorts. Pre-booking may be advisable during peak seasons.
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