Forest Walk

Forest Walk

Hanmer Forest



4 Rankers Reviews

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429 Walking

14 Hanmer Springs



Hanmer Forest


Time: 1 hr return

Begin 1 km along Jollies Pass Road. The walk threads its way through some of the oldest stands in the forest with a variety of exotic conifers and broadleaf species. Understories of sycamore, oak, silver birch, and rowan provide a colourful display in autumn.


Feature Value Info


South IslandCanterburyHanmer Springs


  • Walking
  • Free



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Babs Muelink


Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful walk, track and everything is so clean, no rubbish.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Fred Saunders

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

A good easy track for all age walkers which takes in forest and open space with lakes to see ducks etc. Time approx 45mins.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in January 2012

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Mark's avatar



Ranking: 9/10

A beautiful relaxing walk through pine forests. Many varied paths can take hours if you wish. Some tracks over 6 km.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2011

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Sim's avatar



Ranking: 10/10

Nice easy walk especially good if you have small children like we did.Lovely views as well.Recommended for familys looking for a not too hard walk.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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Nick Morrison

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