Heritage Hanmer Springs

1 Conical Hill Rd, Hanmer Springs, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $142.00

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Day 161 27.06.14

A travel blog entry by daryl-sophie14


We woke around half 8 this morning, got our things together and left the lodge. Our first stop was the petrol station so we could top up the tank. We made our way to the road block (which was still very much active) and spoke to the lady who was stationed there. The weather was still pretty bad, the rain was already coming down. She advised us that the road was not going to be open until tomorrow which was bad news to us as we couldn't really ...

A soak in the spring

A travel blog entry by spicerrtw


... our swimmies and made our way to the pools. It's a large complex with lots of different naturally-heated pools to choose from.

Wow -the first pool we tried was 38 deg and wonderful because although the sun was shining there was a bit of a cold breeze. We then went to the lazy river where you can use the incredibly large frog-shaped floats to just float around -I loved them!!

Then there ...

Cure for the Aches, Pains and Sandfly bites???

A travel blog entry by anneliam


... and mineral waters- the sulphur ones that smell like bad eggs-as well as rock pools and fresh water options. the freshwater pool also has a lazy river which is the business for non swimmers like me. Certainly the aches and pains benefited from the lovely hot water and gammy ankles and other parts were treated to the aquatherapy -bubbly and water jet- facilities. Highly recommended as a way to de-stress ..... not that we needed to do that !
The trip to Hanmer and then back ...

The WOF, the pools and the wardrobe

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour


... but didn't want her 3rd free from buying 2, which wouldn't normally happen in Bradford so we were happy with that! It was a nice day out and good to get away from the lodge as we had been working a lot of hours.
We are enjoying the company of the other backpackers that work here, like with many jobs, it's the people that make it. We all spent a nice evening sat outside having a few drinks, Danny and Josh (English) both decided to get in the hot tub which was funny! Josh ...

Hanmer Springs :)

A travel blog entry by carolineanne22


... of Bath, was extremely reasonable!! In-fact cheap as that's only around 10?!

I don't understand a lot about how the natural spas work but I'll do my best.. there are lots of different pools that run at different temperatures. The hottest being 42 degrees celsius. They also contained lots of chemicals such as sulfar and nitrate so you were not allowed to put your head under water. All of the pools were throughly relaxing and beautiful. My ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 1 Conical Hill Rd, Hanmer Springs, is near Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa and Backtrax Quad Bike Tours.
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