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South Island Road Trip Delights: Custom Multi-Day 7D : 6N
US$1,437.55 per adult
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Duncan W wrote a review 4 Feb
Wellington, New Zealand273 contributions160 helpful votes
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.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Kim O wrote a review Jan 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand107 contributions31 helpful votes
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.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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JohnSB3 wrote a review Dec 2020
Wellington, New Zealand776 contributions532 helpful votes
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.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Pam P wrote a review Sep 2020
Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand26 contributions3 helpful votes
Cool native bush walk to get to it. Well worth the drive into it. Very calming, once there, very refreshing, cool clear water.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Pieter S wrote a review Mar 2020
Nelson, New Zealand1,699 contributions95 helpful votes
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I love coming here is a very very special place. Is easy to get here from Motueka about 10 minutes drive. A great car park. It’s a lovely area to have a swim. it is very very cold to have a swim here I only lasted one second.This book 3 different places you can have a swim. And have a nice walk as well very easy.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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