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Te Waikoropupu Springs (Pupu Springs)

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Pupu Springs Rd, 7183, New Zealand
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

This area is a must do if you are in the Golden Bay Area. Good parking leads to information boards explaining the history of The Springs & how Te Waikoropupu has the clearest water in the world & is the largest Springs in NZ. We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WanaKiwis
Reviewed April 29, 2019

easy to find and good parking ,with clean toilets. A nice display on local history etc, and a wonderful forest/nature walk before the pools are revealed.An easy walk, for all ages, on a good path. An absolutely beautiful place , with a special atmosphere that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mikehowarth
Reviewed April 28, 2019

This is an attraction that takes about an hour. A good one to combine with several other if visiting Takaka. The path to the springs goes through a sub- tropical forest over several bridges. Really is a nice family walk. The path can be used...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank bailiej757
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

Well with going to have a look, take you time to watch and listen to nature Wonderful colours to see from nature. The information at the beginning of walk is worth reading so take your time

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Odyssey56832190591
Reviewed March 26, 2019

Pleasant walk through native forestry to reach the source of the sacred Mauri river welding up from underground.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Peat G
Reviewed March 22, 2019

Definitely worthwhile half-day (or less) excursion if you're in Golden Bay. Free, ample parking, and informational display without being too "built-up". No one selling T-shirts. We went counterclockwise straight to the springs because we had a toddler, were on our way out of Golden Bay,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ken b
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

If you are in the area the water is exceptionally clear and you can see right theough, free. Would only come if you are close by tho! Not as impressive as it looks on Instagram haha

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ismay20
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

Located just outside Takaka, Te Waikoropupu is easy to find. It's a short walk on a well maintained track to the Springs. Sadly low rainfall means some of the small water ways have mostly dried up. The Springs are full of clear clean water. It...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JocelynC885
Reviewed February 21, 2019

We first visited the springs in 1969 (on our Honeymoon) and were so pleased to return after 50 years. The nice thing about our second visit was that it was just the same peaceful place we remembered all those years ago. As Kiwis we congratulate...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Totrue B
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

This is really beautiful and stunning place. Never seen such a clear water. Getting there by car is really exhausting ( lot of winding roads ), but it's totally worth it. If you don't want to make the whole loop track ( ~ 45 mins...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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If you dont have a vehicle the only other way is by bus over the takaka hill
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