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Hot pool, Hanmer Springs

Hot pool, Hanmer Springs

Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spas is a complex on the site of a natural thermal spa that dates back to the early 1880s. The resort has nine open-air thermal pools, three sulfur pools and four private thermal pools. There is also a freshwater heated pool with waterslides. The venue is very popular with tourists and locals.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - Hanmer and Lewis Pass', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2023)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015