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Te Waikoropupu Springs (Pupu Springs)

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Pupu Springs Rd, 7183, New Zealand
+64 3-546 9339
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Magical place in Golden Bay

I've been to Pupu Springs several times but I love going back again and again. There is a new... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Columbus OH
Crystal clear water !

We had heard of this springs from one of our friends who said it is definitely worth a visit. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wellington, New Zealand
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Pupu Springs Rd, 7183, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been to Pupu Springs several times but I love going back again and again. There is a new entrance with information about the springs and the significance to the Maori. Then it's a short walk through the bush to see the springs. You can't...More

Thank ohiowanderer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had heard of this springs from one of our friends who said it is definitely worth a visit. We never knew we were going to see one of the most clear water in the world. Its a nice little walk and our toddler enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovey meandering walk through native bush where the path takes you over bridges on the river to the beautifully clear springs. This is mainly a raised wooden walkway and fairly flat, it can be completed in around half an hour so perfect for kids. Great...More

Thank 2units
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

About 30 minutes to do the loop at most. Gorgeous pools, super easy walk. Took my two young boys and they enjoyed as well.

Thank LbsPer2El
Reviewed 16 November 2017

very easy loop walk to the pupu spring platform; view the spring vents billowing up in its natural pristine blue colour; felt like jumping in for a clean dip ;-p

Thank Cheng Gee T
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Saw it on our road map as the 'world's largest freshwater springs' so thought we'd check it out. What a sight to behold! I've never seen water as crystal clear as this. It was as if it was from a movie or another world. Go...More

Thank SG0092
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Another one of my go to places when I head back to Golden bay. Being near this water brings an immense amount of calm. The purity of the springs are surreal. The constant sound of the running water slows your mind and brings you back...More

Thank Ash P
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The exciting drive over the Takaka Hills is complemented with a visit to the Te Waikoropupu Springs. Dubbed the clearest water in the world, the short walk through the magnificent park gives the opportunity to appreciate the local fauna and flora. Although the Springs are...More

Thank Chepe L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It's some years since we walked into the Pupu Springs. It's all be very nicely done up with a Maori introduction at the beginning.

Thank Hawean
Reviewed 22 August 2017

this place has to be on your to do list. Such crystal clear water, streams pouring out from the spring, you can see water actively coming from the bottom. The walk is beautiful.

Thank Hamish S
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Rebekah P
11 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