Blue Pools Track

It's only a short walk to the famous, crystal clear Blue Pools in Makarora. An easy tramp for all skill levels with swing bridges through a beautiful beech forest - it's a must do walk.

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An easy walk that starts at the car park on State Highway 6 near Makarora just north of Muddy Creek and leads through silver beech/tahina to a swing-bridge overlooking the pools at the mouth of Blue River. Large brown and rainbow trout can often be seen feeding in the pools. 

  • Start: State Highway 6 near Makarora
  • Distance: 1.5 km
  • Time: 30 minutes one way
  • Grade: Easy walking track

Want to make a day (or overnight) of it? Check out the town of Makarora for unique accommodation, epic activities like flying and jetboating or delicious cafes

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Ardmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand

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