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Hamurana Springs

#1 of 2 things to do in Hamurana Features Animals
Hamurana, New Zealand
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Easy walk to the most beautiful cold water spring

Really beautiful spot. You should definitely take this little detour when travelling to or from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Gorgeous short activity

If you haven't got long left in Rotorua and need to fill an hour or so, this is the perfect place... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really beautiful spot. You should definitely take this little detour when travelling to or from Rotorua. Plenty of parking opportunities, easy flat walk that is suitable for all ages. Take the loop track through the Redwoods. You will walk by some amazing view points. The...More

Thank MiriamNiessen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you haven't got long left in Rotorua and need to fill an hour or so, this is the perfect place to visit. Really enjoyed walking around here, with the gorgeous trees. Also there were very few tourists. And best part of all it's free!

Thank Avgoch
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Mid afternoon stroll at Hamurana Springs after a suggestion from the local accommodation did not disappoint. + Quiet nature walk along one of the clearest stream you'll ever see. + Walk amongst young Red Wood Trees that tower above you. + Walk is short but...More

1  Thank JunichiT31
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to go for a short explore in nature. Perfect for kids as tracks are wide and terrain flat (is obviously near water so supervision required for younger children). There are a few stairs if you would like to get a closer look at...More

Thank Kirsty W
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The walk is about 40 minutes long and undulates along streams and a small plantation of Redwoods. There are a few vantage points where you can look at the stream and see the sands dancing about gently due to some activity beneath the stream. It...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Truly beautiful setting, superbly maintained by local Māori. Easy accessible walks through redwoods and alongside natural springs, with the clearest water we've seen in a long time. A must do when visiting Rotorua!

Thank Iona W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Want to see something special? About 20 minutes from Rotorua through Ngongotaha township. A relaxing walk to a pristine spring. You will walk through beautiful bush and be rewarded with stunning views across countryside. The springs are well worth the walk and on a sunny...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Beautiful little town pools gorgeous sun was shining fab fab fab Locals were very nice people the town was buzzing

Thank marconkel
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We came across the Hamurana springs when looking for a nature walk in Rotorua. This trail was one of the main highlights of our trip out of everything we did. The amazing red wood forest left us speechless- it felt like we were in a...More

Thank kallete
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this after reading about it in the book our accomodation had lying about - and so glad we did, it was stunning!! Not many tourists as a bit out of Rotorua so was a very peaceful walk - we visited around 930am in...More

Thank Cath J
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How much does it cost to experience?
22 October 2016|
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Response from Marcella S | Reviewed this property |
It's free
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Can you swim in the pools?
22 September 2016|
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Response from camclanAucklandNZ | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry
Roberto K
Hi there. Liked your post and will definitely visit the springs. Do you have any tips on how to get there? Any place to set on the Navigator, for instance... Thanks!
21 March 2016|
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Response from 1YearLater | Reviewed this property |
Its at the north side of Lake Rotorua.