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Hanmer Springs

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Hanmer Springs Ski Resort Guide

Hanmer Springs, New Zealand

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift1,850m6,070ft
Resort Height1,432m4,698ft
 Nearest AirportsChristchurch and Westport
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Hanmer Springs

The ski area of Hanmer Springs is at an altitude of 1,432m4,698ft.


Hanmer Springs has direct access to 13 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.


Hanmer Springs offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Hanmer Springs.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Hanmer Springs is 2km1 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hanmer Springs?

The next notable snow forecast is 31cm12in, expected on 30 July.

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Snow Forecast by day for Hanmer Springs

Ski Area Stats

Hanmer Springs Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Hanmer Springs Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,850m6,070ft
Lowest Piste1,432m4,698ft
Resort Altitude (Hanmer Springs)1,432m4,698ft

Location and Map

Where is Hanmer Springs?

This ski resort is in Hurunui District, Canterbury, New Zealand.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Hanmer Springs is Christchurch, 105 minutes drive away.

Westport airport is also within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 1,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Hanmer Springs open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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