Christchurch to Hanmer Springs

Distance: 135 km        Drive time: 2hrs

Yoogo Share EVs can travel up to 200km on a full charge. The actual distance you’ll be able to travel on a a single charge depends on your driving style, load weight and use of AC and heaters. If you want to get maximum range, keep use of AC to a minimum and switch driving style into Eco Mode. We recommend booking a Hyundai IONIQ for this trip.

There’s no public charging stations in Hanmer Springs, so charge up at Culverden Car Park on the way there and back.


  • 47km- Brackenfields, 123 Carters Rd, Amberly   |   Charge Net DC Fast Charger – Costs apply
    Located in the Countdown /  Shopping Centre car park, close to Chamberlain Park

  • 97km - Culverden Car Park, 27A Mountainview Rd | Charge Net DC Fast Charger – Costs apply
    Located in the car park of the Culberden domain, there’s a kids playground, public toilets and a great bakery nearby.

CHARGING IN Hanmer springs:

  • Home charging only | Use only 3-pin to Type 2 cable located in the boot - No extension cables can be used.
    Please ensure your accommodation can provide power close to a car park.

Please note: Public charging units require a BYO charging cable - Always make sure there are 2 cables in the boot of the car before departing: 1x Type 2 to Type 2 cable & 1x Type 2 to 3-pin cable

For live charging pricing and charger updates download the PlugShare App for Android or iOS



  • Charge Net is a paid public charger network – join at 

  • Yoogo Share cars are Type 2, on chargers this is the CCS/SAE plugs (No commando or chademo capability)

  • DC Fast Chargers (orange icon) take approx. 20mins to charge to 80%

  • AC Chargers (green icon) take approx. 3hrs to charge to 80%

  • 3-pin Home Charging takes up to 12 hours to charge to 80%

  • Download the PlugShare app to locate live information of chargers enroute

  • The Yoogo Share Access card allows you to access the Orion Free chargers in Canterbury

  • Free chargers are often busy. If they are un-occupied, it is always a good idea to top up.



  • Complete your usual vehicle check for damage and cleanliness

  • Check the boot, there should be 2 charging cables

  • Check the kms,  if the car doesn’t have around 200km when you get in, feel free to call us and we will move you to one with more charge

If you have any queries please call us on 0800 GO SHARE (0800 46 74273), we are here to make your trip an enjoyable one. 

Once you have completed your trip if there is anything you feel we have missed in this information please let us know,  We’d love to know your thoughts on which café makes the best coffee closest to the DC charger.