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Hanmer Springs Ski Area

Mt St Patrick, Just 20km From Hanmer | Springs Village (35 Minutes Drive), Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
+64 274 341 806
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Vistas never-ending

We went out to the ski-area in search of the Wild Horses of St.James , but alas , couldn't locate... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
Ozzies2011
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Port Macquarie, Australia
Refreshing and different... Loved it ..

Worth a visit and the dip in the hot pools.... And the restaurant was great as well. Dined with... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Cosi2407
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Australind, WA
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5 Jan 2017
“Vistas never-ending”
28 Jun 2016
“Refreshing and different... Loved it ..”
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Mt St Patrick, Just 20km From Hanmer | Springs Village (35 Minutes Drive), Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

We went out to the ski-area in search of the Wild Horses of St.James , but alas , couldn't locate them. The mountains were covered in Broome...as far as the eye can see..a Yellow Sea. Quite spectacular. A Most pleasant drive and good birding to...More

Thank Ozzies2011
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Worth a visit and the dip in the hot pools.... And the restaurant was great as well. Dined with friends from Oz that were there as well..

Thank Cosi2407
Reviewed 12 September 2015

A nice complex , but pretty expensive just to sit in a pool ..... the surroundings a nice , but that's about it .....A once only for us .

Thank Avj22
Reviewed 25 June 2014

First of all I thought I was going to die on our way up because the "road" was all muddy and narrow, and there is nothing to avoid your car to fall from the cliff, I never saw such a dangerous road to access to...More

Thank calendulaaa
Reviewed 28 July 2013

We came here with two small children - our 5 year old was going to have her first day on skis. Unfortunately very windy and it was hard for her, but the staff were brilliant and very helpful and flexible. The lodge was warm and...More

Thank standoc
Hanmer_Apartments, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Ski Area, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, glad to here the staff helped out where they could, hopefully you come back when we have our famous sunshine as our slopes face north and get all day sun. thanks again.

Reviewed 19 August 2012

Took a drive up the (scary) road to this ski field. Didn't ski but looked to be a fun place to do so. Probably more aimed at intermediate skiers - worth the drive even if just to play in the snow..More

1  Thank Aussietraveller777
Hanmer_Apartments, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Ski Area, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words - just to point out though, all alpine roads in NZ are difficult! Club fields certainly cannot afford tar seal. No campervans are allowed up road and chains must always be carried. our new beginners tow for 2012 was a...More

Reviewed 18 August 2012

Great instructors. Had a terrific time skiing & snowboarding. Staff were very helpful & friendly - good equipment available. Our only grudge was the tow cable to take you back up to the top - very hard to hold onto & quite taxing on the...More

Thank Deanna_Mark_12
Hanmer_Apartments, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Ski Area, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind comments - not sure if you went to Mt Lyford or Hanmer? Both fields have a "nutcracker rope tow" which does take a little while to get used to. Our Poma tow at Hanmer is the longest Poma tow in NZ...More

Reviewed 14 July 2012

We came here with our children. We are not skiiers but this place had everything on offer. If you want a non commercial club type setting this is SOOOO for you. There were great areas for the kids to play around in and if you...More

3  Thank taylor12auckland
Hanmer_Apartments, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Ski Area, responded to this review

Thanks for the review - we have taken on board and plan to provide more food and refreshments next season 2013. Being a club field we never have queues!

Reviewed 6 July 2012

Had a gorgeous weekend re-union, 3 of us "old girls" from 35 years ago in the Army. Just blobbed in the Hanmer Springs Hot Pools, wandered around the village- excellent restaurants and shops. The snow around the village added to the atmosphere. A weekend to...More

1  Thank Lynn E
Reviewed 8 September 2011

We took a day trip from Hanmer and took the winding road up the valley to the ski area. Note - you do need snow chains to attempt the very steep terrain and some of the turns towards the top of the pass are very...More

Thank Project25
hanmerapartments, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Ski Area, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments - just a couple of points to clarify - the road is like all alpine roads in NZ, as such it does require chains for safety reasons. It really is no more scary to drive than Mt Hutt. Our terrain...More

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