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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)
Whistler71 cm
Fernie59 cm
Niseko52 cm
Sun Peaks38 cm
Big White36 cm
Hakuba35 cm
Silver Star35 cm
Lake Louise34 cm
Mount Cook31 cm
Mount Aspiring14 cm
Last updated - 4 hours ago
Hanmer Springs On Twitter
  • SkiHanmer: FYI team! Anyone coming up to visit for the Open Day or AGM tomorrow please beware of horse and riders on the... 22 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... 39 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... 79 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... 110 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... 113 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Nothing like a cheeky morning out of office and up the hill! Great morning had by local Harley Manion -... 116 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Latest newsletter catching you up on this coming weekends events! This is the cool stuff our members get to do -... 117 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... 122 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: UPDATE - roads now clear for us to be OPEN. Please drive with care - chains on all vehicles from the South Cole.... 124 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Morning everyone - currently we are ON HOLD as we work on the road following 15cm + fresh snow overnight at the... 125 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Unfortunately we are closed today after a great weekend. We look forward to welcoming any visitors for the week from tomorrow. 139 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... 139 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: IMPORTANT UPDATE 9am: All two wheel drive please text mtn with size of group and time of leaving Hanmer. 027 434... 140 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. 144 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Open today! Great coverage across the hill. Expecting a sunny day with wind gusts. Please check snow report... 145 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Thanks to all those that came for an awesome Opening Day yesterday - unfortunately we're closed today with high winds. 145 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... 148 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Like the look of this? 12+ cm and counting at the Day Lodge. Snow still falling and continuing to fill in the... 148 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Ok team - we are ready! Please click through to read some very important information regarding the Poma plus... 149 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: UPDATE : 14/7 We are continuing to assess as the weather clears and meet the challenges of clearing the roads... 155 days ago