Riwaka Resurgence
Riwaka Resurgence
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Indio M
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
Very lovely walk and beautiful water, but please do not swim in the resurgence!! The water there is tapu (sacred) and important in a cultural sense.
Written 7 March 2024
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Mandy Coombs
North Petherton, UK556 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Lovely gentle walk down to the water hole, that is apparently great for jumping in during the summer due to its depth. Spotted a few birds during our visit and if you’re in the area, it is well worth a visit.
Written 19 October 2023
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Phil
18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Friends
Nice cave dive, quite safe and a great experience to dive. Water temp is cold but the visibility is excellent and it's a very safe dive, no need to rope through the first section. Second section is an easy swim through opens up to a very large cave which is great to explore after gearing off.
Written 13 April 2023
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Sunny W
Auckland Central, New Zealand487 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Family
Also called Riuwaka Resurgence. A short walk through lush native bush. Quite cool and nice on a hot summer day, but not a must-see in the area which is full of nature beauty.
Written 12 February 2023
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Bill D
Auckland, New Zealand379 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
Make certain you take a camera as the walk has great photo opportunities.
Good shoes are also a wise choice as you will want to scramble over the rocks
Written 20 June 2021
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kiwitraveler92
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand230 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Friends
If you are heading over the Takaka Hill, definitely take the detour to the Riwaka Resurgence! As a local, we bring all our guests here and they think it’s great. It’s a short, mostly flat, easy walk through native bush with loads of spots to take photos. Although you couldn’t take a wheelchair or pram right to the end, you can get most of the way and see some great scenery still. This is a must stop if in the area.
Written 10 May 2021
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Loose Moose
Leeston, New Zealand19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 • Family
A very short walk, we did it with a 10 year only in crutches up until the stairs. After the stairs it’s a few more minutes to the resurgence.
Written 20 April 2021
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Duncan W
Wellington, New Zealand349 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021
It isn't widely advertised, but has a good car park and well maintained short track (about 300 metres) beside the beautiful crystal clear waters. The resurgence itself isn't as spectacular as a waterfall - more peaceful and looks extremely pure. Good for a short visit or a picnic.
Written 5 February 2021
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Kim O
Christchurch, New Zealand107 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
A worthwhile detour at the bottom of the Takaka Hill Highway to see cool, clear water emerge from a cave system beneath Takaka Hill to form the Riwaka River. This is a beautiful and peaceful spot just a short walk from the carpark area.
Written 20 January 2021
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JohnSB3
Wellington, New Zealand796 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
This is where the Riwaka River originates in the hills west of Nelson. Access is off the road to Tahaka just before the hill climb. Follow the river bed for about 12 kms and park at the DoC run area at the end of the road (there’s a toilet there too) and walk about 5 minutes into the bush. Lovely stroll.
Written 1 January 2021
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