Located as close as a quick 30-minute drive from Christchurch the Hurunui District has a wonder array of landscapes, a rich country lifestyle and award-winning attractions.
The Hurunui District proudly boasts an abundance of beaches, forests, parks and rivers, including more than 274 hectares of recreation reserves, where you can get back to nature and enjoy walks, fishing, picnics and surfing – there truly is something for everyone.
Hanmer Springs is a favourite overnight stopping point where so much is on offer including golf, mini golf, horse trekking, plus jet boats, quad bikes and off-road adventure rides. You can enjoy over 50kms of mountain biking and walking tracks then rest your tired muscles in the hot pools at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa.
Be sure to introduce yourself to the award-winning wines of the Waipara Valley. Over a lovely winery lunch check out the stunning Pinots and Rieslings, or the excellent Pinot Gris, Chardonnays and Sauvignon Blancs.
Travel well. Visit soon.