Hanmer Springs TOP 10 Holiday...

Hanmer Springs TOP 10 Holiday Park


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Welcome to Hanmer Springs Top 10 Holiday Park. Our landscaped Park is just 5 minutes walk from the alpine resort village of Hanmer Springs, and its famous thermal pools and spa.

The Park is adjacent to an historic forest reserve featuring walking and mountain biking tracks. Nearby activities include alpine walks, golf and mini-golf, bungy jumping, quad biking, jet boating, horse riding, fishing and the Amuri ski field in winter. The high country Molesworth and Rainbow Station roads are accessible from Hanmer Springs in summer.

Hanmer Springs Top 10 Holiday Park is 90 minutes drive north west of Christchurch, close to the Lewis Pass which links the Canterbury region to Nelson and the West Coast. Hanmer Springs, with its thermal pools, is part of the Alpine Pacific Triangle scenic route, along with Kaikoura, which features whale watching, and Waipara, which features wineries.

We have accommodation options for everyone. Studio motels for couples and two bedroom motels for families and groups. Older style self-contained family units. All with Sky and LCD TVs.

Kitchen cabins and standard units are a budget option using shared showers, toilets. Kitchen cabins have basic kitchen. standard units use communal kitchen facilities. Perfect for backpackers, couples and families.

Our powered sites for motor homes and caravans and unpowered sites for tents and vans are set in landscaped grounds. Access to communal bathrooms, toilets, kitchens and recreation facilities. 5 minutes walk to the Hanmer Springs thermal hot pools.


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Hanmer Springs Top 10 Holiday Park

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Clive's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Has had a big spend up! Brand new family shower block with room for two adults and two toddlers to wash at once in twin head showers. We got a great spot nestled in under some trees and loved the place. Washing and drying facilities were awesome, lots of stuff for the kids to do, great Top10.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Sheri's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic park, friendly and welcoming staff. Facilities are excellent and clean. Back right onto beautiful bush walking tracks. Close to town and a lovely stroll to the restaurants. You have to check out NO. 31 for dinner it’s food was perfection!
Highly recommended- cost $50 for 2 adults.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Samantha H.

Ranking: 7/10

Very small pitches. Very popular with families with young children as has plenty of play equipment. Showers clean and free and shower blocks heated. However constantly disturbed by people walking straight through our pitch. Expensive for what you get. However close to village. Ideal if you have kids but not for us!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Margie's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Loved the town & whole area but camp very expensive, the dearest of all been to. Was very wet; muddy on camp spots & roads in camp need more gravel. Facilities quite nice with showers included.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Tim's avatar


Ranking: 4/10

Disgusting! We’ve traveled around NZ for 3 weeks and this was the worst and most expensive site. Facilities were way to few for the numer of sites and everything was dirty all the time. Showers were unisex which isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Not sure how this site got to superior rating but it surely wasn’t for cleanliness.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Demi Thompson


Ranking: 9/10

Enjoyed our stay. Pricey, but it's to be expected. Some power boxes are very far from site, although they have extension cords available I believe. Awesome playground for kiddies. Multiple laundry rooms and bathrooms. The main bathrooms have heaters above the showers and toilets which was beautiful! Outdoor hot tubs are available to hire if the Hanmer Springs aren't your thing. Nice kitchen and dining area. Dump station area is big and out of the way. Would definately come back.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Erin Ueffing


Ranking: 6/10

Mediocre campervan site, spaces were cheek to jowl with no privacy screens/hedges/trees between. Generally not as good quality as most Top 10s. Appeared a bit run down .

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Shira LA

Ranking: 6/10

Sites were cramped and the power was located far away, requiring extra long lines, and going across neighboring site. Kitchen small, and laundry small, not great

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Nick Gifford

Ranking: 8/10

Stayed here over the holiday break. Great family campground with loads of different accomodation types including various sizes of powered sites. Although quite pricey it is a good place to stay and enjoy the Hanmer experience.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Paul and Paula

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Good location for the Springs etc but the site is a little run down when compared to other Top 10 and the price. All the usual stuff for a Top 10, coins for the laundry and cost for the extra WiFi but if you can get through the money stuff it’s a good location and easy access.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Tammy Schein


Ranking: 8/10

Priced on par with other sites we stayed at. Not many toilets and showers for the amount of sites and are a little dated, however more importantly they are clean. Great location, short walk to restaurants, bars and hot pools. Free 250MB WiFi per day. Like most places sand flies can be an issue, got bitten once but no issue after applying bug spray.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Gary Prescot

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent family friendly campsite. We stayed there on two separate occasions in one holiday. Not the cheapest but good facilities and good entertainment for the kids.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Lei Horton

Ranking: 10/10

We started our trip from Christchurch and drove up North in a self contained camper van. During our road trip from Christchurch, this is the second Top 10 holiday park that we stayed. Two adults and two kids at a powered site, it costed us only $52 with our Top 10 membership discount. Staff was very friendly. The facility is nice and clean, shower is great, nice and big playgrounds. Location is the best, walking distance to pool, restaurants and shops. We stayed for two nights and wish we could stay longer. Loving that place. definitely will come back when we visit again.

Reviewed about 5 years ago