Situated only 90 minutes drive from Christchurch or Kaikoura, Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa is an extensive thermal complex in an alpine environment with large native gardens. The complex offers thermal mineral, sulphur and freshwater pools, as well as a large children's activity area. Featuring 22 outdoor thermal pools to relax in and four hydroslides; including Conical Thrill, New Zealand's largest aquatic thrill ride there is something for everyone. Private thermal pools, sauna and steam rooms are available, with licensed cafe on site also. To gain extra benefit from the thermal waters, visit the wonderful new spa for a variety of beauty and massage treatments.