Hanmer Forest, Hanmer Springs

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Forest Nature / Park
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. Using our online itinerary creator, Hanmer Springs attractions like Hanmer Forest can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If you travel to Hanmer Springs and don't do any of the walks on the Forest, you are seriously missing out! The scenery is spectacular and it truly is so peaceful! There is walks for beginners and als...  more »
  • Waterfall Track - about 3 hours walk, really nice track - up and down the hill with some river crossings. Wonderful waterfall at the end! There were 5 children with us, age 3-10 y.o. Two smaller ones ...  more »
  • Hanmer forest is full of bird life and beautiful trees and bush. One of the best places for walking or cycling at any time of the year.  more »

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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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