Hanmer Forest, Hanmer Springs
(4.8/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Lots of bird life, trees and creeks. We finally got out to have a walk after it was raining on and off all day and had a terrific one hour relatively easy walk. Just watch the north west mountains for...  more »
  • Lovely easy ride through the forest on well signed track. Can choose to extend the ride and go around the township a bit. Found a wee animal park on our travels. 
  • Well laid out delightful tracks. Separate river walk for dogs. The trees are well labelled with their history and usage.