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Hamurana Springs

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Hamurana, New Zealand
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It is illegal to charge entry. If you pay you are being ripped off.

The owners are part of a legal agreement that there is to be free public access. They have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kathryn K
Rotorua, New Zealand
Too expensive at $18 per head - loved the crystal clear water

I was an amazing experience when it was free . The $18 entry per head is exorbitant to see redwoods... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hamilton, New Zealand
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  • Average3%
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Reviewed yesterday

The owners are part of a legal agreement that there is to be free public access. They have disregarded this and are now charging. Local volunteers previously did most of the work of planting the native trees, building picnic tables and creating and maintaining the...More

Thank Kathryn K
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was an amazing experience when it was free . The $18 entry per head is exorbitant to see redwoods and the spring . The front passage is clean and neat but the other path towards the back is the same with no trimmings or...More

1  Thank MAILRIQ
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a beautiful place with crystal clear water and a large freshwater spring. However, unless you have a thick pocket book, the $18pp entry fee is exorbitant. The new fence around the area is a disgrace to what used to be a tranquil setting....More

1  Thank Amy C
Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved this walk through the forest and to see the magnificent Redwood trees. Many swans and ducks etc enjoying themselves and us watching them. We would definitely recommend this lovely walk - it is what you make out of it and we think it...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting is beautiful but 18$ per person for a 15 minute walk is terrible.It used to be free. There is plenty of great free stuff in Rotorua, I would avoid this one

3  Thank aldo m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This walk is only 30 minutes but tranquil and beautiful. Walk through the redwoods t9 the largest freshwater spring in New Zealand. I have been coming to this place since I was a child and I never lose the magic of this tranquil place where...More

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As locals we would visit often, a beautiful, free, short walk in a nature reserve, approx. 20 to 30 mins round trip. Unfortunately, with the new exorbitant entry fee, I fear many locals will boycott this place unless they're offered a free pass. (locals have...More

5  Thank AdamDebra
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This is a really lovely walk. Crystal clear water, easy flat ground, well maintained. It used to be maintained by the council however the land has been gifted back to the Maori. Unfortunately they have come to realise that this means a cost for them...More

1  Thank Natalie T
Reviewed 14 October 2017

looks like it's no longer free so the cost could put you off. I haven't been to this attraction but noticed a news report today that fees had been introduced, see below for a couple of paragraphs from the news report A sign has gone...More

Thank hagar99
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I'm going to give this place a decent rating based on the fact that I believe I would have enjoyed it and the tranquility that surrounds. Unfortunately, like the reviewer below, I found this place was closed and was unable to visit during our stay...More

1  Thank bmgrx
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23 October 2016|
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Response from Marcella S | Reviewed this property |
It's free
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Jennifer G
23 September 2016|
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Response from camclanAucklandNZ | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry
Roberto K
22 March 2016|
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Response from 1YearLater | Reviewed this property |
Its at the north side of Lake Rotorua.