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Hanmer Springs Animal Park

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Alpacas all day everyday

Gotta love me an Alpaca, especially as my partner does not. These were some of the more attention... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dunedin, New Zealand
Fab time at the park and pizza

As always, a very warm welcome from Tim and Kirsty. Great morning for our 2 and 4 year olds... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
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“water buffalo”(7 reviews)
“fun feeding”(4 reviews)
Hanmer Springs Animal Park - Farm Park, Cafe & Gallery: The ideal outing for family fun, schools, groups and animal lovers of all ages. All year round fun, entertainment and activities. The Park is set on 20 acres, amidst spectacular mountain views...more
108 Rippingale Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 7772
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All reviews water buffalo feed the animals fun feeding farm animals friendly animals animals seem fun morning fun visit love animals great coffee cafe food animal lovers children and adults all ages great for kids couple of hours gift shop
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Gotta love me an Alpaca, especially as my partner does not. These were some of the more attention seeking alpacas I'd seen and I loved them. But of course there were many other animals! Including a cheeky floppy eared goat, so demanding sheep, and some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Taranicole349
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

As always, a very warm welcome from Tim and Kirsty. Great morning for our 2 and 4 year olds. Peaceful, relaxed and you can get up close to the friendly animals. A bonus today was the new Springs pizza which was quick and delicious. Nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank haweagirl
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Despite many visits to Hanmer from our Christchurch base/home, this was our first visit to the HSAP. Our young daughters were insistent to go there this time so that's exactly what we did. Well - WOW, welcomed by very pleasant staff we entered the attraction....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We took our son (2.5 year old) to the animal park as he loves animals and anything related to Old McDonald. All of the animals looked well cared for, lots of shelter available for them in the hot sun however not all of them had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank footiesnz
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

It was a great markerting plan to hide yellow stones around hanmer. Although we didn't a lucky stone the advertising worked!! Our daughter loved every minute of the visit. The animals were really friendly and it is awesome that you can get up close and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nigel D
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Another lovely visit. The animals were great as usual. We had a meal afterwards and the pizza was really tasty, well cooked and loaded with toppings. Service and friendliness of staff was excellent. Still a favourite of ours in Hanmer Springs

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katrina R
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Goats, sheep and llamas seemed happy, pigs seemed OK with their lot. The poor young deer looked tired and stressed, they should be with their herd at that age. There is an unfortunate possum stuck in a box, I felt sad for him and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AngelaP5614
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere is so chilled. staff were so friendly and the cafe food (Pizza) is delicious! Kids spent hours here, we loved how you can go into the enclosure with the animals.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KingWellington
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

This semi rural spot has it all - set in a beautiful location with the foothills on the doorstep, great place to relax on the sunny verandah with a coffee and enjoy the sights and sounds of the animals close by.But be sure to walk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KarynP101
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We were at this farm/park 2 days ago, google said it was 18min walk from Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa, so we tried to walk but no signages on the road so we got lost and had a hard time figuring out where it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Wendy W
4 February 2016|
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Response from Holidaymaker2010 | Reviewed this property |
When we went it was definitely suitable for all ages and disabilities. Check the website for current prices