Hamurana Springs Nature Reserve, Hamurana

See the enigmatic blues and lush greens at Hamurana Springs Nature Reserve, a fresh cold-water source tucked away in the forest. Take a short walk through the towering redwoods to these secluded pools, and discover the ecosystem of plant and bird life thriving there. Bring a picnic and snap photographs of the exuberant colors of the natural life around the springs. A parking lot, boardwalk, and viewing platform make this an easily accessible taste of the area's hidden worlds. Put Hamurana Springs Nature Reserve at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hamurana trip planner.
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  • I visited this several times when I was younger and it was fantastic - when it used to be free. Since being returned to Ngati Rangiwewehi in a 2015 Waitangi Treaty Settlement, they now charge a ridicu...  more »
  • $54 for 3 of us. I did this walk many times when it was free. I agree a maintenance charge is needed but it is a half hour park walk! Not unlike many other beautiful NZ park walks that are free and it...  more »
  • Used to be free to all, now it's used as a revenue generator from tourists. $18 is too much with no difference in maintenance from when it was free. It was funded before by DOC and local support which ended when the land was "taken back". Now with excuses of insurance changes. Better off going to the Blue springs or other places you can see where the $18 goes.
  • It used to be free, trust me it was amazing to go to. But I calculated my whole family it's $80 .It's free if your a local but you need a card which is also $10 each. I'll go again when I have my card. Otherwise I'm sad it costs money now
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