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Hanmer Forest

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Address: Hanmer Springs, New Zealand

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Fun location for a weekend away

Great for hiking and biking...lots of variation, very well-marked and beautiful kept. Will be back with our mountain bikes next time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Great for hiking and biking...lots of variation, very well-marked and beautiful kept. Will be back with our mountain bikes next time.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Went mountain biking, Was pretty cold with snow on the ground still but great tracks for all levels. Highly enjoyed my time.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Wonderful place for a walk, run or bike ride. When the town seems busy, the walkways are so peaceful. Suitable walks for any fitness level.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We could have walked for hours. The dogs loved it and ran abs swam. The only thing I would suggest is maybe pinning on your phone where you enter, as we ended up out of a different exit and couldn't find our way back to town

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Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Great forest for biking, great range of trails, all close to town, and beautiful with the autumn colours!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

had a great time cycling through the forest cycle tracks, they are well kept, well sign posted and surrounded by wonder forest scenery, there are a few choices, we did the easy rider but will be back for more!!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

There are great walks suitable for all ages and the hot pools are great to relax in during the day or at night.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We took the quick 30 odd minute walk but there was some longer trails. If you have MTB nice easy cross country rides - grade 1.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Easy walking tracks some shared with cyclists. Peace and quiet amongst the trees, couldn't be better.

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Eye, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Fairly close to the town of Hanmer Springs and with ample parking facilities. The maps show a wide range of walks through the forest stretching from the easy amble to lengthy hikes. We choose a circular walk through the forest of about 5 km. What an excellent choice as the trail wandered through the trees and there were some outstanding... More 

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