Price: $20 (NZD)

Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa is an attraction of international standing, offering a world-class experience in a stunning natural environment.

The Thermal Pools are situated in the unique alpine village of Hanmer Springs only 90 minutes drive from both Christchurch and Kaikoura. Scooping the BEST VISITOR ATTRACTION award at the 2004, 2005 and 2006 New Zealand Tourism Awards.

The soothing mineral waters have been attracting visitors for more than 125 years as they seek to relax, unwind and ease their aches and pains in this beautifully landscaped complex. With a recent $7.5 million upgrade of the Thermal Pools there is a great variety of pools including Adults only AquaTherapy pools and a great range of pools with temperatures from approximately 36 – 42C. Children and Adults are even catered for in with a family activity pools featuring watertoys and three waterslides, including the new SuperBowl and Freshwater pool with lazy river.

To gain extra benefit from the thermal waters visit The Spa for a variety of beauty and massage treatments.


  • Open 10am – 9pm every day except Christmas Day
  • 15 open air pools
  • 3 sulphur pools
  • 3 aquatherapy pools
  • aquaplay area
  • private sauna and steam rooms
  • 6 private thermal pools
  • 25 metre freshwater heated pool with lazy river
  • large family activity pool with 2 waterslides
  • SuperBowl waterslide
  • picnic area and cafe with bar facilities
  • massage & beauty treatments at The Spa
  • Garden House Cafe serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Complex available for exclusive use from 9.00pm – 11pm. On site catering can be provided.

Costs: $20 adult $10 child entry fee to Thermal Pools

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