Outdoor Adventures

Hanmer Springs Adventures

Ph: 03 315 7046

This is the ideal place to enjoy the adventures that New Zealand is famous for and Hanmer Springs Adventures offers the works! Try jet boating, bungy jumping, white water rafting and quad bike adventures. Hanmer Springs Adventures has clay bird shooting and paintball for groups and all activities take in the wonderful surroundings and scenery our region has to offer. They are located at the Waiau Ferry Bridge approximately 6km from our Park. Bookings are recommended to avoid disappointment.

Hanmer Springs Animal Park, Cafe and Gallery

Ph: 03 315 7772
108 Rippingdale Road

For a cool mix of fun, play, education and most importantly a day of relaxation.  Hanmer Springs Animal Park is the ideal outing for families, schools, groups and animal lovers of all ages with coffee and food to seal the deal. 

You will love the purpose-built Farm Park, Café and Gallery and be able to get up close and personal hand-feeding the nicest, friendliest and most interesting farm and exotic animals around.

Open from 10 am Tuesday to Sunday and 7 days during school holidays.

Hanmer Springs Adventure Centre

Ph: 03 315 7233 or 0800 for fun (0800 3687 286)
20 Conical Hill Road

Have a go at Quad Biking or Archery with these guys!

The most fun you can have on four wheels!

Jump on a quad bike and explore the purpose-built track through meadows, streams and bush on our 15,000-acre Woodbank Station property. Get ready for the adrenaline-pumping thrill of a real quad bike adventure, with river crossings, hill climbs, humps and bumps, all set in the magnificent scenery of the Hanmer Basin. Ride the Honda Sport Quad Bike through our working farm, complete with sheep and cattle.

Departure times: 10 am and 1:30 pm or on request.


Archery... just pull back the string, sight the target and release – relive the past as you sample this ancient sport at our purpose-built archery range in the heart of Hanmer Springs Village.

Test yourself - can you hit the bull’s eye? Compete against your friends to get the highest score.
Included: hire of bow and arrows, full safety briefing, instruction, five lanes available for 30-minute intervals for 10 years and up.


Hanmer Horse Trekking

'A Magical Experience on Horseback'

Hanmer Horse Trekking offers a safe range of horses and ponies for all abilities of rider with tracks ranging from beginner to advanced. the tracks offer a range of terrains including forest, river and mountain tracks.

They offer a free pick up service in Hanmer.

For further information see; www.hanmerhorsetrekking.com  or 0800 4 treks.