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Hanmer Forest

Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Great mountain bike tracks

My first trip to Hanmer for a number of years and extremely pleased I decided to take my mountain... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
75ajd2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
BEAUTIFUL AREA OF NZ

My husband and I stayed in Hanmer Springs for a few days on our travels around NZ and it was one of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle K
,
Sydney, Australia
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“mountain biking” (22 reviews)
“bike ride” (6 reviews)
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Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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"mountain biking"
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"fitness levels"
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"bike ride"
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"mt isobel"
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"autumn colours"
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"waterfall walk"
in 5 reviews
"great walk"
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"worth the effort"
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"sand flies"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful trees"
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"bird life"
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"picnic lunch"
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"hot pools"
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"all ages"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My first trip to Hanmer for a number of years and extremely pleased I decided to take my mountain bike. I had a great couple of hours exploring some of the tracks and had great fun on the Mach 1 track.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed in Hanmer Springs for a few days on our travels around NZ and it was one of the lovelier places we visited. Stayed in an amazing place called Braemar Lodge and Spa which was truly beautiful overlooking the snow capped...More

Thank Michelle K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the walk to the waterfall in Hanmer Forest Park, it’s pretty much uphill the whole way, sign says 1.5hours, took us around 45 mins. Lovely views all around

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

After (or even before!) a soak in the hot pools, what better than a lovely quiet and peaceful walk through these beautiful woods, accompanied by so many lovely birds.- so many tracks, you can choose an easy stroll or a hike up the hills! There...More

1  Thank Linda L
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We visited early this month. Although there had been snow a week before we arrived it had been sunny for three or four days before we got there. The walk to the waterfall was very boggy and after a short time we gave up knowing...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Despite a few days of rain the forest walks were enjoyable albeit slightly sodden in some parts. Be aware of streams that have overflown due to excessive rain

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

So, I’m certainly glad we went on this ride, but Easy Rider was a stretch for my 7 year old’s abilities. Do not expect only gradual, easy grades. Much of it is single track, you would not be able to fit a baby trailer, and...More

Thank Juniper N
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Though it is mainly evergreen there are still lots of Autumn colours. Good walking tracks of varying lengths, all easy - mostly flat. Good mountain biking tracks separate from the walking ones. Very pleasant wander.

Thank Wayne K
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

The Forest has wonderful varieties of trees from Europe, USA and NZ. There are old growth and new. The paths cater for everyone, walkers, horses and cyclists. The trails offer a great variety of different aspects of the Forest. Well done to those who care...More

1  Thank Graham M
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Enjoyed the many walking tracks. Would recommend as a way to spend an hour or two. Tracks well signposted.

Thank sweetpeeps
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