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Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools

Visit the relaxation haven of Hanmer Springs with your choice of two great value passes and let the powers of thermal water cleanse your body and soul.


Choice of two great value passes
The ultimate in NZ relaxation
Relax and unwind
Thermal spas, saunas, waterslide
Towel hire included in price
Over 22 different pools

What you need to know

The ultimate in New Zealand relaxation awaits - book yourself a combined spa and pool package and let the powers of thermal heat and energy calm your body. Choose from a pair of available packages and set out for a day of utter pampering and rejuvenation in what was one of NZ's most popular resort escape destinations. Let yourself be recharged in the waters of Hanmer Springs' famed thermal pools while taking in the spectacular views of the New Zealand hillsides which only serve to add to the charm of the location.

If you're in New Zealand and looking to unwind and get away from it all, then grab a pass online and see firsthand why Hanmer Springs' spa and hot pools have such a strong reputation for relaxation.

More info


  • Use of all outdoor thermal pools
  • Freshwater lap pool
  • Family activity pool
  • Includes towel


  • Private pools (includes use of outdoor pools): If you have selected this option, we recommend you call the operator to book a date and time of your private pool session prior to your visit to avoid disappointment


  • i-SITE
  • AquaTherapy Pools
  • Hexagonal Pools
  • Sulphur Pools
  • Private pools/Sauna/Steam Room
  • Freshwater pool
  • Lazy River
  • AquaPlay Area
  • SuperBowl Ride
  • Waterslides
  • Family activity pool


  • Towels (can be hired on the day $5 hire plus a $10 refundable deposit
  • Secure lockers - $2.00 for two hours
  • Private Thermal Pool
  • Waterslides
  • Superbowl

Location and Operating Hours

  • Open daily from 10am to 9pm, every public holiday except Christmas Day when all our facilities are closed
  • The Spa at Hanmer Springs, our massage and beauty facility, is open daily from 10am to 7pm
  • Located on the corner of Jacks Pass Road & Amuri Avenue. Entrance to the complex is at 42 Amuri Avenue, Hanmer Springs
  • Hanmer Springs is 90 minutes drive from Christchurch or Kaikoura or 3 hrs drive from Greymouth

Getting to Hanmer Springs

  • The Hanmer Connection shuttle service travels to Hanmer Springs from Christchurch on a daily basis, departing Christchurch at 9am. The return trip to Christchurch leaves at 4.30pm
  • Hanmer Tours & Shuttle depart Christchurch at 11.30am & 8pm and Hanmer Springs at 8am & 6pm daily. Services take approx 2 hours each way
Car Parking
  • Car parking is available on the streets surrounding the Thermal Pools. Alternatively you can leave your car at your accommodation as the pools are located within a 5-10 minute easy walk from most accommodation

Additional Information

  • There is wheelchair access around the complex including a wheelchair ramp access on one pool and there are aqua chair/lifts available on many of the pools. Accessible changing rooms are available
  • A senior must be 60 years or over
  • Children under 8 years to be actively supervised at all times by a responsible caregiver
  • Children under 5 years must be within arm's reach at all times
  • Children 5-7 years must be in visual contact and close enough to give immediate assistance at all times
  • A responsible caregiver is defined as someone aged 16 years or older
  • Swimsuits available for hire, swimsuits or short $5 plus a $20 refundable deposit (payable on the day)
  • The thermal waters are rich in minerals, which help your body repair and rejuvenate
  • They increase the flow of oxygen-rich blood throughout the body, nourishing vital organs and tissues
  • People have been bathing in our natural thermal waters since 1883

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience. Mobile vouchers are NOT accepted
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools

42 Amuri Avenue, Hanmer Springs, NZ 7334