Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
Easy 20 minutes 900 metres return walk to a deep, clear pool where the Riwaka River emerges from under Takaka Hill.
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Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
The walk begins here, at the carpark.

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
Just past the entrance gateway is this little track leading down to the river...

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
...where we see this beautiful scene.

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
Returning to the main track, we now head up to the resurgence.

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
This side track on the left heads down to a picnic area.

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
Once again on the main track, we carry on...

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
At this point we turn left to explore the Crystal Pool.

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
Wow...

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
The Crystal Pool. Beautiful...

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
Now, we'll climb those steps.

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
This slightly dodgy side track has a good view of the river.

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
The viewing platform for the resurgence.

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
That's it. The Riwaka Resurgence. This is where the Riwaka River emerges from under Takaka Hill. A quiet and awesome place...

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
Heading back to the carpark.

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park

Riwaka Resurgence, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

RIWAKA RESURGENCE - Kahurangi National Park
And here we are back at the carpark.