For information on the Hanmer Springs Alpine Thermal Resort Village try these links:  Hanmer Springs info website

New Zealand Driving Times and Distances

Cook Strait Ferry Service =

Flying = To Christchurch or Blenheim =
To Kaikoura or Picton.= We offer modern and spacious motel accommodation in the heart of Picton. All our studio units and apartments provide stunning views of Picton Harbour, the marina and surrounding landscape from their own private balcony. We are only a short stroll to the Picton Village, cafés, restaurants and waters edge. With 29 fully self contained new and refurbished motel accommodation units and located within 2 kilometres to central Blenheim, Grove Park Motor Lodge is the ideal accommodation for you, your family or you and your team in the Marlborough region of New Zealand.   Located in picturesque Hanmer Springs village only a 7-minute walk to Hanmer’s hot pools, cafes and restaurants. Fontainebleau is the ultimate in location and fine hospitality. A fabulous place for that romantic getaway, adventure holiday or to just relax.  Hanmer's most central, friendly, affordable Motel. Planning a trip to the Alpine Village of Hanmer Springs? Treat yourself to a home away from home this holiday! Over 50 homes to choose from. This Track covers 30km over three nights and takes you through many different types of vegetation and landscapes including farmland, beech forest and sub-alpine terrain. Highly recommended.  The unique Kaikoura Coast Track offers you the rare combination of uncrowded walking and friendly farm hospitality, for three memorable days and nights. Cape Kidnappers safari experience takes you to Hawke's Bay Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony - the world's largest, most accessible Gannet nesting place.  (Highly recommended) Travel to the Farewell Spit Lighthouse and beyond as we share unique insights into the many intrigues of this world class wildlife sanctuary. This is a 'must do'

Culverden Christmas Fete  Enjoy over 200 art and craft stalls, Christmas shopping, cooking demonstrations, live music, Jo Seager, great food and local wines for all your equine supplies and inquiries.


            Hot springs and mineral pools in the alpine village of Hanmer Springs.  Visit these thermal pools just 90 minutes drive from Christchurch     New Zealand Tourism Online       THE EASIEST WAY TO FIND WHAT YOU NEED IN NZ

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