Hanmer Forest, Hanmer Springs

(4.8/5 based on 220+ 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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  • Great place to stop and stretch the legs - we had been driving all morning and our first stop was the forest for a picnic and a walk thru the Dog Stream waterfall tack. Serenaded by bellbirds while en...  more »
  • Great walking trails Well set out and well signed so you can stick to the trail and not get lost. Awesome scenery and well described as to skill and fitness levels. Go for it!  more »
  • Foraging for blackberries, listening to bellbirds, a good track through mature forest, English park like setting. Very nice walk.  more »