Te Waikoropupu Springs (Pupu Springs)

Te Waikoropupu Springs (Pupu Springs)

Te Waikoropupu Springs (Pupu Springs)
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steve
Romsey, UK11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
What a beautiful place,stunning waters.
I could of stayed there for hours watching the waters come out from the springs so crystal clear you could even see brown trout swimming around
Written 23 January 2024
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Rebecca
Adelaide, Australia2,212 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
This is a must see in takaka. If you have limited time then see this!! It is even more amazing than the photos which of course speak for themselves.

No touching the water in the springs they are sacred. We went around 9am in very busy tourist season but it wasn’t that crowded.
Written 16 January 2024
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Lmira1971
Perth, Australia192 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Lovely springs if you go on fine non windy day. Really reflective water and peaceful walk. Sacred place. Would recommend
Written 28 November 2023
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vtnz
Nelson, New Zealand53 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
The spring was crystal clear two years ago when we visited this place. I specially took our overseas visitors to visit this place again but was sad to see that the pristine conditions of the spring is now contaminated with didymo weeds. There were visible sludge on the surface of the water. Probably won’t come back here again.
Written 9 October 2023
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wundabar
Auckland107 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
Entranceway has a range of information about the area and the springs, but after a walk to the actual springs, there is absolutely no information, cultural or statistically for example, when you reach the (main) springs; similarly on the loop track. Such an opportunity to remind, elaborate, enhance what you may have picked up from the plethora of info at the gate in.
Without such, the attraction itself is very more/somewhat overrated
Written 7 October 2023
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VICTOR
Singapore3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
A must visit place in new zealand i was told, it took me quite a while to reach there. but overall i guess it was worth the visit. The photos really don't lie as the lake is really crystal clear.
Written 16 August 2023
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Stephen F
Auckland Central, New Zealand27 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Friends
If you're Visiting the Top of the South Island, flying in to Nelson and traveling north to Hike in the Abel Tasman Walkway or further to do the Heaphy Track near Collingwood...Be sure to plan in visit what the locals refer to as The Pupu Springs area near Takaka..

Once you've driven over the impressive mountain that is known as the Takaha Hill..and at almost 750m...its a wonderful place for visitors...as I was doing recently at the first Kings Birthday Long Weekend...having flown down from Auckland to visit my brothers family here...

Adventure drives when I'm visiting are fantastic for this outdoor loving mature man nowadays..

And a visit here beyond Nelson and Tasmans other attractions are well worth doing more investigating..

Before heading down to visit the Pupu Springs, we got out of the car at the top of Takaka Hill, at their viewing point called Hawks...a short 5 trail brings you to the impressive position of looking back down towards Nelson and nearby Motueka..where we had visited earlier..that's another story..

Closing our eyes briefly at this Hawks Point...you can hear the wind rushing up from those hundreds of metres of driving we'd done earlier to reach this part of our journey on Kings Birthday Weekend..

We journeyed on...Finally reaching Pupu Springs just beyond Takaka township..

You'll understand why when you visit here why further words aren't necessary...A short loop walk from the EV bought us to the Clearest Water in the Top of the South Island..

We lingered longer..took in the views and great atmosphere..and drove on to more places
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Written 16 June 2023
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Heiko M
Canterbury Region, New Zealand84 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
We loved this place 25 years ago, but it appears Covid and irresponsible visitors left their marks (not just on the springs) The once amazing springs are now attacked by algae (didimo?) and other weeds. Less to see for visitors (what happened to the periscope)? And even the pump to get some of the spring water is gone. Maybe not worth anymore or just stealing visitors)? Anyway - this used to be a must see attraction. now it is a "look at it fo you happen to be in the area". Still some nice bush walk for wheelchair users.
Written 8 March 2023
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Sunny W
Auckland Central, New Zealand507 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Family
An easy loop walk to see the crystal clear water full of colours. Shorter than expected though beauty as it is. Well maintained with information boards and toilets at the entrance. From my view, The Blue Spring in North Island is even more stunning but less well maintained regarding toilets and information.
Written 12 February 2023
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danielkayelene
The Summit, Australia758 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
At just a few short minutes drive outside of Takaka, this sacred Māori site is well worth a visit. It only takes 15mins to wind your way along the paths and boardwalks to the Springs. It is claimed The Springs have the cleanest water ever measured.
Written 6 February 2023
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