DANNY DE HEK nbsp» Entrepreneur Decision Maker Connector Podcaster EducatorThe Hurunui is the perfect New Zealand location to invigorate your mind, body and soul!

Escape the hustle of everyday life, step back from your busy lifestyle and recharge your batteries in one of many peaceful Hurunui locations.

Discover the Hurunui’s hidden treasures the relaxing way…

Enjoy a scenic flight as you marvel at the beauty of the undulating landscape below. If you would prefer to be a little bit more ‘energetic’ then take a quiet horse ride through the forest or go for a meander around one of the many walks available in the region. Relaxing walks can be found in Gore Bay and The Cathedrals, Hurunui Lakes, Kowhai River and Waka Pass.

For total health and relaxation visit Hanmer Springs Health, Body & Mind. Located within the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa, guests can indulge in personal pampering to the extreme. Enjoy the luxurious skin, body and massage therapies available, select from the range of deep tissue and relaxation massages or have a detoxifying body wrap, facial, pedicure or manicure. Spa packages and treatments are also available with qualified therapists.

The area boasts a selection of other qualified and professional services to ensure you relax and unwind, including a therapeutic massage centre and a beauty therapy clinic.

The soothing mineral waters of the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools have attracted visitors from around the world for many, many years. Relax, unwind and ease your aches and pains in this beautifully landscaped reserve. A variety of pools are available, including sulphur and rock pools and range in temperature from 36-46 degrees.

With so many forests and parks to choose from, grab a blanket, your favourite book and pack a gourmet picnic. A great way to enjoy an affordable yet relaxing afternoon.

At the end of your relaxing day, enjoy an evening of delicious cuisine and fabulous wine in one of the many award-winning restaurants and cafes throughout the Hurunui region. Let someone else do all the cooking and dishwashing… perfect!