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Conical hill and waterfall track

We took the short walk up conical hill. A short and fairly easy walk. Fab view from the top. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
carl o
via mobile
Waterfall walk

Love this walk!! Can be a bit hard for some but it is well worth it once you get to the waterfall... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Snowflake14x
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“mountain biking” (24 reviews)
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Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the short walk up conical hill. A short and fairly easy walk. Fab view from the top. The day after we took the waterfall track. It's somewhat more challenging. Quite steep some places. But the waterfall view is definitely worth the effort. Use...More

Thank carl o
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this walk!! Can be a bit hard for some but it is well worth it once you get to the waterfall. So nice hearing the birds and water and your walking along.

Thank Snowflake14x
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When visiting Hanmer don't overlook the excellent forest walks with specimen trees from around the world planted last century by the forest pioneers to access their suitability for use in New Zealand. Maps are available locally at plentiful locations. There are also excellent mountain bike...More

Thank Beachbuoynz
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Fantastic place for all the family. Good tracks and directions. There are three grades of track for mountain bikes.

Thank worldtrip3
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Lovely easy tracks for all. Very quiet and pleasant. These tracks are for any age group and we all had a blast.

Thank 869LeeG
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

We enjoyed the walking, the vegetation and bird Life her much. This and the other available walks are satisfying to say the least.

Thank TriciaN204
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

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. There are also more challenging trails on...More

Thank Adderleigh
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Walked into the forest to find a place to eat our picnic. Thrilled to experience the birdsong despite the rain and enjoy the spring blossom.

Thank Ceridwen888
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We drove in and enjoyed the quiet and the unquestionable beauty. Stopped for a picnic afternoon tea but had to give in and leave due to sandflies. Tracks very rough - muddy and potholes.

Thank ChristchurchQuality
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

If you travel to Hanmer Springs and don't do any of the walks on the Forest, you are seriously missing out! The scenery is spectacular and it truly is so peaceful! There is walks for beginners and also for the more skilled. The air was...More

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