Spoilt for Choice
Hanmer Springs, a small town in North Canterbury affectionately referred to as the “village” has many activities to partake in including the famous thermal pools, mini golf, forest walks, mountain bike trails and an excellent golf course. Accommodation options in Hanmer Springs give you a range to choose from for all budgets and tastes. Have your pick from historic hotels, self contained apartments, rental holiday homes, comfortable holiday parks, cosy B&Bs and motels. These are complemented by fine restaurants, cheerful cafe’s and bars.
Hanmer Springs Golf course is approximately 1.5 hours from Christchurch set in a scenic vista of breathtaking mountain scenery 385m above sea level. Formed in 1911 the course has changed a lot in one hundred years, the original course was nine holes and occupied what is the present second nine, alterations in 1923 started moving toward the present layout of 18 holes.
As well as the manicured fairways and beautiful greens, the Hanmer Springs Golf Course boasts some of North Canterbury's finest scenery it is reasonably flat easy walking and suits people of all ages and abilities. The course is open 365 days a year and you can hire clubs, trundlers and motorised carts.
If not for the challenging course then come and play for the crisp mountain air, wide open spaces and the freedom of crowds and city noise.
Visitors are always very welcome.
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