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Hanmer Springs

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 New Zealand ski resort of Hanmer Springs is at an altitude of 1,432m4,698ft.

Summary

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

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

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?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Hanmer Springs.

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Ski Area Stats

Hanmer Springs Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
3

Altitudes

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, Canterbury, New Zealand.

Map

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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.

Infrastructure

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.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Hanmer Springs, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Hanmer Springs Tourist Office for the latest.

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