Top Five Must-Do’s in Hanmer Springs


Hanmer Springs is one of the best vacation spots in New Zealand. There’s a whole range of things you can do from adrenaline-pumping adventures to calm soothing relaxation.

So let’s get started and see what’s on the top of the list!


Ready to Golf?


Hanmer Springs Golf Club across the road from Clear Ridge

If you love competition then golf is for you! The varying courses and challenges hold a balance of

concentration and excitement. It’s not as vigorous as other sports but it can just be as challenging and fun. Hanmer Springs offers two mini golf courses.

The Alpine Crazy Putt is just around the corner on Conical Hill Road, while A-Maze-N-Gold is just a 15 minute walk down to Fraser Close. If you prefer playing a big game, the Hanmer Springs Golf Club is right across the road from Clear Ridge Apartments.



Go Shopping


Here is a language every woman understands. But of course, Hanmer Springs has something for everyone. Clear Ridge Apartments is close enough to the main street so all the shops are accessible, but just far enough removed so not to be bother by the hustle and bustle. You’ll find everything you need and so much more.


Locally produced fudge, Kiwi made clothing, and lots of other unique New Zealand items. During summers, there’s a craft market in the middle of town. Don’t let those memories fade away, bring something home!


Rest and Relaxation


Officially, Hanmer Springs is the unofficial spa capital of New Zealand. If you came to unwind from all the hustle and bustle of the city, congratulations! You came to the right place.

Hanmer Springs is known for its thermal pools and spa, but there are plenty of other stress relieving treatments. You’ll find plenty of treatment centres to get a massage, get your nails done or simply unwind. Or, just let us know and we can book a massage, beauty treatment or facial so you can relax without leaving your room! Give yourself a break because you deserve it.

Hot pools are just around the corner from Clear Ridge Apartments

Meet the Locals


Yeah don’t be shy! Around Clear Ridge Apartments are plenty of the friendliest locals you’ll ever meet. There’s Tex the Texan longhorn cow, George the snoring boar, Gary the goat and plenty of their friends are waiting for you to visit. Just head on over to the Hanmer Springs Animal Park. A twenty minute walk, or just a five minute drive to Rippingdale Road. If you come with your children, your little ones will have the time of their lives! Even without children, the park is beautiful enough for walks and enjoying the wildlife.


Adventure Activities


Hanmer Springs is more than a relaxing resort town. If you’re after adrenaline-pumping adventure you can find it at Hanmer Forest Park. It’s famous for mountain bike and walking tracks. If you’re a novice or an expert biker, the tracks’ designs are for all kinds of bikers. It’s exhilarating and you get to immerse yourself in the great outdoors, surrounded by New Zealand’s natural beauty. At roughly an hour’s drive from Clear Ridge Luxury Apartments, you’ll be looking forward to a soak in your spa bath when you return.

These five things should definitely be on your bucket list! So come on over to Hanmer Springs and have the time of your life. To make your booking, contact Clear Ridge Apartments today.