Things To Do

Hanmer Springs is a great year round destination for the whole family, groups and schools. Whether you want to relax in the thermal pools, giant water slides, ski the Hanmer ski-field in winter, go bungy jumping, jet-boating or quad-biking, tramp to the waterfall or Mt Isobel, ride the numerous mountain biking trails straight out of the Forest campgrounds, or shop in our beautiful boutique shops we have it all!

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  • Friday 16 December

  • Once again our community will come together to create our Village Christmas Parade. Enjoy preparing and entering a float or come along and enjoy the creations our locals have built. Following the parade the Christmas Carols by candle light will take place at the Hanmer Springs Hot Pools. This is a great parade for all the familes to enjoy.
    Date: Fri 16 Dec 2016
  • Saturday 18 March 2017

  • We are happy to announce that Happy Hire NZ are new sponsors for this fantastic event. Registration is now open for this event held yearly in Hanmer Springs. Based at the Hanmer Springs Forest Camp the 4 & 8 Hour MTB race is perfect for families, corporates and school teams. The 4 & 8 hour can also be entered individually. We also have a Super Junior Grade in the 4 hour team event for children aged 6-11 who race in a team. Click for a POSTER Register online by visiting www.hanmerevents.c
    Date: Sat 18 Mar 2017
  • Saturday 27 May 2017

  • Bivouac Outdoor Mt Isobel Challenge is not for the faint hearted and 2016 weather conditions proved this. The event is a great duathlon and can be entered as an individual or as a two person team. Our 3 other events can be great training for your goal to take part in the Bivouac Outdoor Mt Isobel Challenge 2017. LIMITED NUMBERS so registere online now and start your training! www.hanmerevents.co.nz
    Date: Sat 27 May 2017