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Just over 2 hours from Christchurch, surrounded by mountains, it could be another world away. Hanmer Springs Ski Area is situated on Mt. St. Patrick, 1850m, and is an easy 40 minutes drive from the alpine thermal holiday resort of Hanmer Springs. The ski runs cater for all stages of skiers.

Snow Resort Stats



Elevation Top 1769m
Elevation Bottom 1432m
Vertical Drop 334m
Skiable Terrain 52ha
Longest Run
Beginner 10%%
Intermediate 60%%
Advanced 30%%
Total Number of Trails 15



Total 3
Highest Lifted Point 1769 meters \\
Gondolas & Trams 0
High Speed Sixes
High Speed Quads 0
Quad Chairs 0
Triple Chairs 0
Double Chairs 0
Surface Lifts 3
Uphill Capacity 900 people/hour

Snow Making

Snow Making 0
Total Number of Guns 0
Annual Average Snowfall 1.5m

Terrain Parks

Terrain Park

Total 0
Half Pipes 0
Half Pipe Size
Total Terrain Park Area Size

Location & Travel Info
Country: New Zealand
Region: South Island \\
Address: Hanmer Springs Ski Area

PO Box 141, Hanmer Springs

New Zealand
Phone: \+64 27 434 1806
Nearest Town: Hanmer Springs
Nearest Airport: Christchurch
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(7 Day Forecast)
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Lake Louise15 cm
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Hanmer Springs On Twitter
  • SkiHanmer: Hey ya'll! We are really looking forward to this weekends annual Canterbury Snow Sale where you can come and chat t… 22 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: What do we have here? Oh just a link to ALL our great pre season progress plus your last reminder to jump on our c… 32 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Brrrr..... lets hope this is practice for June!!!! 45 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Working Bee THIS SATURDAY ! We would love to see any members keen to log some work against their Members Levy this… 50 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: The best deal for regular skiing and snowboarding in the country...just so happens to be offered by your little loc… 52 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: The best deal for regular skiing and snowboarding in the country...just so happens to be offered by your little loc… 52 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Lucky for us we have new NEW (gently loved) rope from our friends at Roundhill Ski Area - and we would love some... 68 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Attention Friends of Hanmer Springs Ski Area ! Attached is our official 2018, pre-season email covering off... 73 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: You can't turn a blind eye to free wood! This is a late notice call to Amuri Ski Club members and friends of... 94 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: FYI team! Anyone coming up to visit for the Open Day or AGM tomorrow please beware of horse and riders on the... 182 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Hi Team! We would love to invite you to visit the mountain on Saturday 25th of November to check it all out in... 200 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: What are you up to on the weekend of the 7/8 of Oct? School holiday boredom might be raising its ugly head? Why... 239 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: What a weekend!! Racing or every type, local Scouts up for a visit and its safe to say, some of the best skiing... 270 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Don't freak out...but the Poma is OPEN! If you have held off coming for a visit - make it this weekend! We have... 273 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Nothing like a cheeky morning out of office and up the hill! Great morning had by local Harley Manion -... 276 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Latest newsletter catching you up on this coming weekends events! This is the cool stuff our members get to do -... 277 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Our MEMBERS FEST weekend is coming up on the 26/27 of August. Day ONE: we battle it out in dual slalom wars with... 283 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: UPDATE - roads now clear for us to be OPEN. Please drive with care - chains on all vehicles from the South Cole.... 284 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Morning everyone - currently we are ON HOLD as we work on the road following 15cm + fresh snow overnight at the... 285 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Unfortunately we are closed today after a great weekend. We look forward to welcoming any visitors for the week from tomorrow. 299 days ago