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Riuwaka Resurgence

Nature Walk | Historic Site | Natural Pools

Discover the incredibly clear water of the Riuwaka River as it resurges from its subterranean journey beneath the Takaka Hill.

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A well formed track that is accessible for wheelchairs to the Crystal Pool. 

This site of cultural significance leads to the resurgence of the Riuwaka River.

Beautiful native bush, waterfalls & wildlife. Te Puna o Riuwaka is of cultural significance to the people of Te Atiawa and Ngati Rarua, who recognise it as wahi tapu (a sacred place).

At the southern foot of the Takaka Hill the road veers left just before the temporary traffic control lights North of Riwaka. 

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Parking and toilets on site. Dogs & Camping not permitted.

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