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Hamurana Springs Nature Reserve

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“redwood grove”(20 reviews)
“trout”(26 reviews)
Get back to nature with the unparalleled peace and serenity that is Hamurana. Feel the troubles of the modern world disappear as you journey through lush, untouched landscape on an easy, low impact streamside walk suitable for all ages and fitness...more
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773 Hamurana Road | Hamurana, Hamurana 3097, New Zealand
+64 800 426 8726
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An oasis of giant trees, sparkling clear springs. Quite simply breathtaking! A forest reserve well worth the visit, day after day. Good paths, nothing strenous, jog or take a stroll. Bottle home the spring water, marvel at the lush green, meander thru the Redwood Grove...More

Thank Rowena B
Reviewed 6 days ago

On an early morning, with mist swirling around, we reached the lake and turned left towards instead of following the rest of the traffic towards the city centre. A good choice as we headed towards Hamurana Springs. This reserve used to have no entry fee...More

Thank Dorothy I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to relax and walk. But who charges $18 per adult for a walk in the park? 1 year ago it was free, we were very surprised to see there was a fee. Very sad, we feel like tourists in our own country.

Thank L3720WQbenm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my boyfriend who grew up in the area. Amazing walk with changing landscape takes you through the lake, woods and unique dancing sands. Very clean, great for a picnic or a day out. A lady called Kani told us which route to...More

Thank tfortatiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a rip off. It used to be such a beautiful place. It’s definitely not worth the $18. Don’t bother to go there. There are many other beautiful parks that are free and doesn’t rip you off. I used to recommend people to go to...More

Thank Flora F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When this was taken over the agreement was not to charge people to enjoy this gorgeous wonderland and now they have re-negged and it’s so discusting,the price is absolutely absorbitant certainly not worth this higher price, I’d advise anyone possibly thinking of going, just don’t,...More

1  Thank Gembot34
Reviewed 12 August 2018

When last we'd visited this amazing redwood grove and crystal clear spring, it had been free. We were surprised to see that there is a charge now to visit, but even given that, it's still worth a trip. The walk first moves through a gorgeous...More

Thank Holden236
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

An enjoyable walk through a small redwood forest, following the pristine clear water stream. It's a great place to go with family, friends or alone. The place is very clean and tidy and the paths are good. Lots of birds swimming along the stream which...More

Thank Brizzexplorer
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is a fantastic little walk alongside a pristine river and through a small redwood forest. Return is via the edge of the golf course. Last year it was free. Then it got bought by the local Maori and you pay a whopping $18.- per...More

1  Thank petertaylor57
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We went in the month of May and it was as short trip. It was great & enjoy the environment with great scenery. Hopefully next time can drop by again.

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23 April 2018|
Response from Anne Louise C | Reviewed this property |
Check out if you can use a local residents card to get a reduction, the friend we went with was able to in March.
22 October 2016|
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Response from Beagle832 | Reviewed this property |
Use to be free now a huge $18 per head. Not worth the money
Jennifer G
22 September 2016|
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Response from camclanAucklandNZ | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry