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Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa

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Address: Amuri Avenue, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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+64 3-315 7511
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US$213.34*
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Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Jet Boat Day Trip from Christchurch
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The thermal pools in Hanmer are a great way to spend a couple of hours relaxing. There are pools of varying size, temperature, and mineral content. It's very easy to hop from one... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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Munich, Germany
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Hanmer Springs as we met a nice couple on our fishing tour in Kaikoura and they recommended this little town to us. They were amazed by the hot springs so we decided to stay there for a night and do a bit of wellness. I booked a massage in advance and the lady was really friendly. She... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The thermal pools in Hanmer are a great way to spend a couple of hours relaxing. There are pools of varying size, temperature, and mineral content. It's very easy to hop from one pool to the next. There are also private pools; we hired one for half an hour, which was more than enough, as it got pretty hot in... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our two toddlers loved the pool. So much to see and do. We spent an hour and half there which was the longest they have spent in any pool. Very tired and hungry when they left. The kids pool was great, warm with a fountain in the middle, water fall and bucket drop to one side. Also a lovely little... More 

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Thank RLMurray
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge option of pool types. Sulphur pools to kids fun slides. Something for everyone and well set up and tidy. Well recommended. Wheelchair access was good. There is a couple of wheelchair changing rooms and showers. Two of the hot pools had chair hoists and they also had a wet chair that could roll into a couple of the other... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a first for my husband & self ... the receptionist was lovely ... staff very professional & charming ... we both loved the experience of the 'Pamper Pack' voucher.

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Thank Pauline_S796
Canterbury Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The pools themselves are lovely and clean and well looked after with gardens etc and good changing rooms. However as we went on a weekend it was very crowded! Unfortunately the staff are a bit grumpy... Then they kicked us out of the adults only spa as our thirteen year old family member was "underage" she was sitting between us... More 

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West Sussex, England
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110 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived about 4.00 pm and were initially a little unsure as it was busy but there are 15 open air thermal pools of varying temperatures to choose from so we were quickly able to find a quiet corner. This is an awesome way to spend a few hours, simply relaxing in freshwater pools, sulphur pools, rock pools and aqua... More 

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Thank Victoria996
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved it here spent the whole day here tried all the different pools. Really enjoyed the Lazy River. Facilities clean and used the restaurant which had plenty of options for lunch.

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Thank Lisa A
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Plenty of hours fun to be had here. Not cheap though, bring extra money for the lockers and superbowl/waterslides. Spectators should be free but $2. Like everything in hanmer springs, this is a tourist attraction so quite expensive. Would be better with more shade provided. Recommend coming at quieter times of the year as seats easier to come by. Parking... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great place for the whole family. It has a great eating facility and their food is well prices. I loved being away from home. It really does give you that holiday feel. It would have been great if their was entertainment for non swimmers. eg a mini theater or mini golf or something along that line. An additional perk... More 

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