Hanmer Forest, Hanmer Springs

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#3 of 7 in Parks in Hanmer Springs
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 .
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  • Lovely easy tracks for all. Very quiet and pleasant. These tracks are for any age group and we all had a blast.  more »
  • We enjoyed the walking, the vegetation and bird Life her much. This and the other available walks are satisfying to say the least.  more »
  • The Hanmer Forest is a large area of exotic forest close to Hanmer Township. There are a wide range of walking and cycling trails throughout the forest in the flat area is to the east of the town. The...  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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