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Te Waikoropupu Springs (Pupu Springs)

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“short walk”(23 reviews)
Pupu Springs Rd, 7183, New Zealand
+64 3-546 9339
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All reviews golden bay information boards short walk pupu car park easy walk magical place crystal clear springs the loop a special place native bush picnic area worth a visit toilet facilities relaxing walk the main highway southern hemisphere
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Would have given this a 5 but layout didn’t have enough benches to sit and enjoy the serenity or views. And we opted to go directly to the lake via the right fork versus the left more circuitous route. This was a nice wheelchair accessible...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank revett2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is just a few kilometres outside Takaka to encounter this wonderful short walk. We were lucky that the weather was sunny - we were able to enjoy the short loop and then encounter this wonderful sacred place. The clarity of the water is truly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Owen_thesaints
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of course we knew before but this activitiy is nothing to do on a rainy day. But we'd come back to see them in sunshine. :)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JuliaB6767
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Felt something out of this world, can’t explain in words. How beautiful n clear the sacred waters look in real life. You have to visit to have the feelings. I would love to go there again n again.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank sadia_326
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The water here is so pure and clean. I really wanted to taste it but it is forbbidden. Walking along the spring is very easy and somewhat short.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This was a great way to finish the day. Casual, stress-free walk through beautiful bush surroundings. The sound of a small river was very tranquil before opening up to the main springs. This area was just stunning with a crystal clear spring. We went towards...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 819kylem
Reviewed 28 May 2018

These are the largest springs in the Southern Hemisphere , largely untamed....just a scenic board work around the area for easy access..lovely bush and scenic river and then the huge bubbling Spring,,needs to be seen

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 137crystal
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Easy walk around the beautiful Pupu Springs, only about half an hour walk. Amazing views and crystal clear springs.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 21 May 2018

The turnoff to the spring is just north of Takaka. From the parking area it's a short walk to the huge spring bubbling out of the ground. There are lots of ducks and birds in the area and it's a nice place to enjoy the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank DarylJ552
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful short walk while you are breathing the fresh air to the most amazing spring. It’s nice for children to know there are still pure water available on earth.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Saluka T
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Rebekah P
12 July 2017|
Response from Wayne B | Reviewed this property |
If you dont have a vehicle the only other way is by bus over the takaka hill