Riuwaka Resurgence Walkway
The north branch of the Riuwaka River pours out of the cave-riddled marble of Takaka Hill in this beautiful area of Kahurangi National Park. Damp forest, clear cold water, tranquil pools, and moss-covered and water-worn marble rock create a fairyland quality.
A short path leads through the forest to where the river emerges. There is wheelchair access as far as Crystal Pool (5 min).
Other attractions include picnicking, walking and fishing.
For a view down to the resurgence, drive up to Hawkes Lookout on Takaka Hill. A five-minute path takes you through bush and marble outcrops to a spectacular viewpoint. Hawkes Lookout is on State Highway 60, 10 km from Riwaka.Get directions Visit their website