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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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Next Snow
ResortSnow Forecasted
(7 Day Forecast)
Mount Cook43 cm
Aspen Mountain33 cm
Mount Aspiring33 cm
Vail25 cm
Whistler24 cm
Breckenridge22 cm
Snowbird21 cm
Steamboat21 cm
Park City19 cm
Fernie18 cm
Last updated - 6 hours ago
Hanmer Springs On Twitter
  • SkiHanmer: Lucky for us we have new NEW (gently loved) rope from our friends at Roundhill Ski Area - and we would love some... 5 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Attention Friends of Hanmer Springs Ski Area ! Attached is our official 2018, pre-season email covering off... 10 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... 31 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... 119 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... 137 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... 176 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... 207 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... 210 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Nothing like a cheeky morning out of office and up the hill! Great morning had by local Harley Manion -... 213 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Latest newsletter catching you up on this coming weekends events! This is the cool stuff our members get to do -... 214 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... 220 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: UPDATE - roads now clear for us to be OPEN. Please drive with care - chains on all vehicles from the South Cole.... 221 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Morning everyone - currently we are ON HOLD as we work on the road following 15cm + fresh snow overnight at the... 222 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Unfortunately we are closed today after a great weekend. We look forward to welcoming any visitors for the week from tomorrow. 236 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: When you turn that corner and spot the mountain on a bluebird day🦋 Such a cracker of a weekend - brilliant to see... 236 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: IMPORTANT UPDATE 9am: All two wheel drive please text mtn with size of group and time of leaving Hanmer. 027 434... 238 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Open today! Wrap up warm and come enjoy the great snow coverage. We'll have the fire cranked up ready for you. 241 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Open today! Great coverage across the hill. Expecting a sunny day with wind gusts. Please check snow report... 242 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Thanks to all those that came for an awesome Opening Day yesterday - unfortunately we're closed today with high winds. 243 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Due to the persisting weather we will be closed for the day with our aim to now Open on Sunday 23 July. (Still... 245 days ago