Christchurch & Hanmer Springs Best Attractions

Thrilling Outdoor Activities

Hanmer Springs - Your Alpine Adventure Playground

Many adventures – one location! Hanmer Springs Attractions offers you the outdoor adventure activities that New Zealand is famous for in the natural environment of Hanmer Springs. Just 90 minutes from Christchurch, enjoy a day of fun with family or friends.

Our Family Jet Boat Special is back for the winter school holidays! Treat your family to a thrilling jet boat ride for only $249 between 9-24 July 2016.

Book your tickets now!

Enjoy the spectacular scenery along the Waiau River as you blast through narrow gorges, white water rapids and braided shallows on our Jetboat.

Experience the adrenalin high of our bungy jump as you leap from the historic Ferry Bridge and free-fall for 35 metres.

Relax on a Grade 2 Rafting adventure as you paddle down a crystal clear river: perfect for families.

Challenge the terrain, river bed creek crossing, mud and farmland trails on our Quad Bikes.

Gather your gear, load up your gun, and get through the battlefield. We’re talking about Paintball of course, or test your skill and judgement with Claybird shooting.

Opening Hours

9am – 5.30pm daily

Getting There

All of our activities are located in Hanmer Springs, just a 90 minute drive north of Christchurch. Our booking office is located in the Hanmer Springs Village, while our activities are located at our river base (located just before the bridge after the turnoff to the township).

For transport from Christchurch to Hanmer Springs and return, take the Hanmer Connection Shuttle Bus (ph 0800 242 663). 

For guests staying in Hanmer Springs, we offer a complimentary return shuttle. This service is available from your accommodation to our attractions.


Certificate of Excellence 2016