Hike to the Blue Pools

0.3 miles 10 ft gain  - Out-and-Back Trail

Added by Tobin Akehurst

This short hike leads to a swing bridge over the idyllic Blue Pools. 

From the carpark the trail can easily be identified across the street. A short walk through native beech forest and over a long swing-bridge takes you to the boardwalk just before reaching the bridge over the Blue Pools.  

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Chillin
Photography
Hiking
Beach
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic
Swimming Hole

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🥇Top Contributor

over 2 years ago

Worth stopping to see

Great stop to stretch your legs if you're driving from the West Coast to Wanaka/Queenstown. One of my favorite stops on that drive!

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over 3 years ago

A stunning walk

This is a great short walk with some beautiful views of the water and mountains around the area. I walked here in the winter, but looks like it would be a great place to swim during the summer. Definitely a place to check out if you're in Wanaka

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