Food, Wine & Nightlife in Hanmer Springs

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Discover Hanmer Springs on a private day tour from Christchurch including a visit to the Thermal Pools and wine tasting. Upgrade to include a thrilling jet boat ride or a relaxing 90-minute hot stone massage.TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Discover the picturesque village of Hanmer Springs nestled in the Southern Alps • Savor Pinot Noir and Riesling with wine tastings at three Waipara wineries • Soak in the renowned thermal waters of Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa • Thrill yourself with 360-degree spins on an optional and exciting jet boat ride • Pamper yourself with an optional traditional hot stone ritual massage
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Christchurch Cathedral, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South IslandSet off on a day tour to Hanmer Springs from Christchurch. Best known for its natural hot pools and stunning landscapes, Hanmer Springs is a picturesque alpine village located only a 90-minute scenic drive from Christchurch.Stop At: Waipara Hills, Waipara, Canterbury Region, South IslandAfter pick-up from your hotel, journey through the scenic wine district of Waipara. Experience a wine tasting tour in a region renowned for its Pinot Noir and Riesling.Wine tasting at three Waipara wineries (Pegasus bay, Waipara hills & Greystone Wines).Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa, Hanmer Springs, Canterbury Region, South IslandContinue on to the Hanmer Springs, the alpine resort town in Canterbury. If you choose the upgrade option, experience adventurous 360-degree spins on a thrilling jet boating ride on the stunning Waiau River. Explore Hanmer Springs village and perhaps have lunch at one of the local cafes.Finally, you'll arrive at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa where you can unwind and relax in the private indoor thermal pools & explore the various outdoor pools including aqua therapy pool, thermal pool, sulphur pool, freshwater pool, lazy river and much more. Upgrade to pamper yourself with a traditional hot stone ritual massage before you hit the hot pools. Afterwards, rejoin your guide for the return drive to Christchurch.Duration: 5 hours

What’s included

  • Private Tour (i.e. only for one party)
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off.
  • Wine-Tasting at 3 Wineries.
  • Jet Boating (if option selected)
  • 30 minutes use of Private Indoor Thermal Pools.
  • 90 minutes Traditional Hot Stone Ritual Massage (if option selected)
  • Professional guide.
  • Transport by air-conditioned late model Mercedes Benz vans.
  • Complimentary light refreshments.
  • Complimentary Hotspot WIFI.
  • Entry/Admission - Waipara Hills
  • Entry/Admission - Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa

What’s not included

  • Meals.