Whilst Christchurch is the hub of Canterbury, it’s not the only treasure to be discovered.
Take a 2 hour trip inland to Hanmer Springs, where you’ll find some of the best thermal pools in the world. Visit the famous Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa to relax amongst the sub-alpine scenery or indulge in a spa treatment. Those with little ones can play in the child friendly pools, featuring slides and rides. Hiking and mountain bike trails surround the village and you can spice up your visit by bungy-jumping or jet boating.