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Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa

Opens in 25 min: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Hanmer Springs Natural Thermal Pools Admission Ticket
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Hanmer Springs Natural Thermal Pools Admission Ticket
From US$17.54*
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Welcome to Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa The best place to escape, Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa is an easy drive, just 90 minutes north of Christchurch. The best place to indulge, with a range of pools including relaxing rock pools...more
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Amuri Avenue, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
+64 3-315 0000
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Reviewed yesterday

What a lovely way to unwind, for both mind and body. In a beautiful setting. With evening opening, you can indulge yourself after a flight / drive. Even better, if you have time, you can get a ticket for a second visit on the same...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoTheTyke
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the soaking and just being in the evening bird song that fills the tree filled area. It has a great range of pools, plenty to keep children busy, while having adult only pools that make it possible to just be... so nice to NOT...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brownieac
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited here with my husband last night. We deliberately waited until after 6:30pm (Sunday evening) so that we wouldn't experience the crowds It was a great time to go as the pools weren't crowded. Staff were lovely. It was a nice, relaxing visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank traceywnz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made an impromptu decision to visit the hot springs while visiting Christchurch and despite it being a holiday and moderately busy, we were pleasantly surprised by how relaxing the experience was. The location is beautiful and the water is lovely. We had our two-year-old...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on a wet day in Hanmer Springs and being aware of the heated pools thought to relaxin the heated waters. On arrival at the desk a whiteboard told of some pools being closed. One of the pools closed was the warmer of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trail711651
Marketing_HSTPS, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi @Trail711651 Thank you for your feedback. We take pride in our thermal pools and to keep our complex beautiful we must maintain them. We closed two pools of 15 on a day that lest impacts the public & to get ready for the summer...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So good that we went back! The thermal pools did wonders for my arthritis but the sulphur smell did linger if you spent too long in those pools!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife Loves Hanmer Hot Pools. We decided to attend on our recent visit in November when it was a lot warmer than when we usually go (Winter). it was still a very pleasant soak in the Shade

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joe T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to Hotel, easy walk. Good selection of pools. Slide pool was closed. Good to relax in the hotter sulfur pools then shift to the AquaTherapy pool with the Water Jets playing on the areas that needed Kneading. Then finishing off in the Rainbow and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NZKIWI48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I relaxed in a private spa room after a long day driving and sight seeing. Perfect way to finish up.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cappaman73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great time here for my birthday, it was clean, pools were great and the scrub and massage was fantastic!! Would definitely go back!!

Date of experience: November 2018
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21 June 2018|
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Response from Marketing_HSTPS | Property representative |
Hi there. It really does depend on your skin condition. Our pools are all heated with Thermal water however some do have chlorine except for the Sulphur pools that are pure natural mineral water. The Sulphur pools also have... More
Isfaqur Rahman S
8 April 2018|
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Response from Krissy G | Property representative |
This time of year is stunning in Hanmer Springs the trees are turning and the colours are amazing.
23 March 2018|
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Response from Krissy G | Property representative |
He maybe best to call healthline. The thermal waters are natural so he should be ok but best call a professional to be sure.