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Blue Pools Track

| State Highway 6 , Mount Aspiring National Park, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7660
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Awesome place to see, crystal clear water that you can swim in. Super cold in winter but super... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Frederic01979
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Auckland, New Zealand
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물은 파란 색이라 왜 이름이 blue pools인지 알겠지만, 와나카 호수나 하우웨 호수색도 파란색이고 그 호수들이 더 멋지다. 우리나라 국내에도 이런 곳은 많이 있어서... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
namwoo k
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| State Highway 6 , Mount Aspiring National Park, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome place to see, crystal clear water that you can swim in. Super cold in winter but super worth it. Not a lot of other areas where you can explore the blue pools nearby.

Thank Frederic01979
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

물은 파란 색이라 왜 이름이 blue pools인지 알겠지만, 와나카 호수나 하우웨 호수색도 파란색이고 그 호수들이 더 멋지다. 우리나라 국내에도 이런 곳은 많이 있어서 식상했다. 오히려 와나카에서 blue pools 보러 오는 길이 더 멋지다. 여기 샌드플라이가 있으니 조심하시길. The water is blue so you can see...More

Thank namwoo k
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on Wednesday 9th May. Plenty of parking and a short 1km walk which takes about 15 minutes to reach the Blue Pools. You will be rewarded for your efforts with amazing views when you get there.

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Wonderful little walk under a green canopy of the forest. Blue Pools were very beautiful. Kids Loved it. PACK Swimmers

Thank mwbtraveller
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This has always been on my bucket list of places to see. After a short easy walk it was an Absolutely majestic sight to see.

Thank barefootlouise
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Fairly easy walk with a few difficult spots but Wow is it worth it. Might be a bit less spectacular if the water has been stirred up after rain. Never seen such clear blue water. There are 2 swing bridges but don't let that stop...More

Thank HollyFan
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Our family love visiting this spot. A 15min easy walk from the roadside carpark through NZ serene bush, over a stable swing bridge where you can see trout resting in the fast running river below. The water colour is clear and prestine. An awesome spot...More

Thank Teagle
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

The blue pools are definitely worth the stop. It is a very short easy walk from the carpark, crossing one suspension bridge (slightly wobbly and a bit icy) and you get an excellent view of the pools from the second suspension bridge. You can walk...More

Thank Kay C
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Crystal clear blue water - was well worth the super nice scenic drive from wanaka by the 2 lakes. Top.

Thank TomVouk
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

It was good way to stretch our legs driving from Queenstown to Fox Glaciers. 30 minutes is all it takes.

Thank brandasa
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gissellle
28 July 2018|
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Response from Lovetoexplore16 | Reviewed this property |
Roads are in good condition, there is parking nearby with a beautiful walk to the pools. Enjoy!
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Angelo L
22 January 2018|
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Response from Kbfls | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, extremely unlikely that the pools freeze over in winter. The water will be very cold and the it will be shady in there. Rob Roy glacier walk will be very shady, not much sun on the walk in, enjoy, they are both... More
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ViajeraJen
13 January 2018|
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Response from John N | Reviewed this property |
estimate about 8m to 10m. jumping seems risky as the depth isn't consistant and the water is cold. If you have to do it have a friend below just i case.
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