Hanmer Springs Ski Area

Ski Resort

Hanmer springs is a small friendly club ski field with groomed trails and on field backpacker accommodation costing $25 per night.
Hanmer springs offers 52 hectares of great terrain for both skiing and snowboarding. The field is open from during July – September depending on snow fall.
Hanmer springs is located about 155km from Christchurch.

Ski and snowboard hire equipment is available on the field as well as Food and drink. A daily shuttle service is available from Hammer Springs village.

Hanmer Springs Ski Field
Hanmer Springs Ski Field

There is very good learners’ area and good intermediate terrain on groomed trails, off-piste challenges for the more advanced and great snowboarding with natural and groomed pipe riding.

2WDs will require chains for most of the season. These can be hired at the Hanmer springs village service station.


Beginner 10%
Intermediate 60%
Advanced 30%

Highest Point: 1769 metres
Vertical Point: 334 metres
Skiable Area: 52 hectares

Number of Lifts

1 poma, 1 rope tow, 1 learners rope tow.


Day Pass
Adult $55, Student $45, Child $25, family $120, under 10yrs Free

Hire Equipment

Ski and snowboard hire is available at the Hanmer Springs Adventure Centre including Skis, boots, poles, snowboards and outerwear.


(Includes skis, boots and poles / snowboard, boots hire and 45 mins group lesson and use of learner’s area all day)
Learners Ski Package
Adult $90
Child $60
Learners Snowboard Package
Adult $105
Child $70


night skiing – every now and then Flare skiing is offered when conditions are right and lots of people are staying.
On field accommodation
hire equipment
shuttle service
learners’ area
groomed trails
off-piste challenges
natural and groomed pipe riding
ski and snowboard lessons

Address: Hanmer Springs Adventure Centre, Conical Hill Road
Phone: +64 3 315 7233
Website: www.skihanmer.co.nz

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