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Hanmer Forest

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Address: Hanmer Springs, New Zealand

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An awesome forest and well thought out walks.

There are many forest walks, all signed and easy to follow, helped with a map from the i-site. I saw many native birds; robins, fantails and pigeons, and the bellbirds were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

There are many forest walks, all signed and easy to follow, helped with a map from the i-site. I saw many native birds; robins, fantails and pigeons, and the bellbirds were singing all the way on our walk. One of the few places in NZ where dogs are welcome off lead; ours had a great time!!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The walks in the Forest are beautiful, very quite & clean. They have signs showing where to go along the walks making it hard to get lost if you stay on the tracks. There are many walks from short walks just around the start or long walks that can take up to a few hours

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Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This forest is magic , really beautiful and peaceful ! Good for a walk ! The trees with the autumn colors are amazing . You can see and hear the birds and stay dazzled with the nature .

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Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

An amazing place where dogs can run free, without any risk. A superb network of tracks for MTB beginners. Plenty of great track to walk from 30 to 180 minutes. enjoy the birds life, the isolation, the trees, being almost in the village of Hanmer Springs.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

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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24 helpful votes 24 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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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 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Address: Address: Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs

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