The Hurunui District is considered one of the most stunning and spectacular regions of New Zealand with the Alpine Pacific Triangle Touring Route bringing together some of New Zealand’s top visitor destinations, activities and attractions.
Located in the South Island of New Zealand, the Hurunui offers travellers an extensive range of fantastic rural townships, alpine villages, wine regions and coastal eco-tourism to indulge the senses.
The Hurunui region has something for everyone!
Art and garden lovers are well catered for with a vast range of artisans working with pottery, ceramics, wood, jade, bone and glass scattered throughout the region along with superb country gardens, reserves and parks.
For those seeking to invigorate the mind, body and soul… look no further! The famous Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa offers a picture-perfect way to unwind and escape the hustle of every day life. Escape to a rural township and enjoy genuine Kiwi hospitality, enjoy a spot of river or lake fishing or have a picnic in a serene forest setting. Indulge in a beauty spa, take a scenic flight, ride beneath towering trees on a quiet horse, collect shells on the beach, watch dolphins at play, sample award winning wines and local cuisine… the list goes on.
If you prefer a more energetic itinerary you won’t be disappointed! With so many varied attractions and activities in close proximity you are guaranteed to discover a world of outdoor adventure… Kiwi style! Thrilling jet boat rides, white water rafting, bungy jumping, go karting, helicopter flights, skiing, mountain biking, rock-climbing, whale watching, diving and much, much more!
Check out the links to the right of this Webpage for informative articles covering everything you need to see and do in the Hurunui. Find out what type of accommodation is available, transport options, what to do and when it’s on plus guides to top rural towns and hot tourist spots including Amberley, Culverden, Hanmer Springs, Kaikoura, Mt Lyford and Waipara Valley.
Don’t wait for a great holiday to come to you… go create your own awesome holiday in the Hurunui!