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Hanmer Forest

Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Easy access and level for families (even with a stroller) and lots of walks. Might just be missing a small playground.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The forest is a great place to take the mountain bikes - easy biking for the family. Or take a leisurely stroll along the walking track. Can get quite wet in the winter tho.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Both myself and my husband where not very well but still managed to do the 1 hour forest walk without any trouble. There are so many different walks and cycle tracks to choose from and next time we are back will definitely try more.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went for a few Mountain bike rides and walks in the Forrest. The tracks are from easy to hard. and vary in length. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy. Mt Isobel is well worth a walk on a clear day. Fantastic views.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Peaceful woodlands with quaint views and features and the odd jogger.... lovely strolling and listening to the rustling of the trees and bird life.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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74 reviews 74 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I really enjoy the forest walks in Hanmer. They are well marked, wide paths and reasonably level. The variety of trees and signage is excellent. There are a few birds evident. It is pleasantly cool walking among the trees.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We hired bikes and went for a ride through the forest and it was fantastic. Amazing scenery whether you go for a walk or a bike ride.

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Wellington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Hired some bikes for my 10 and 8 year olds and we ride the Easy Rider trail. It was absolutely perfect. The trial was well established and maintained and provided enough manageable challenges for my kids to enjoy without being too scared. The scenery was beautiful and the added BMX track in the middle allowed a few extra thrills for... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Many & varied forest walks & trials to partake in. They are immaculately maintained & lush & vibrant with native Flora, singing birds, wide groomed walking tracks, clearly marked & named & so close to the village.

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Mapua, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Just when we were a third i Many walks to choose fromnto our walk, drizzle, then sleet, then snow...Magical. Many walks and tracks to choose from and great mountain bike trails.

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