Hike to the Blue Pools

Blue Pools Car Park

Distance

0.3 Miles

Elevation Gain

10 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Tobin Akehurst

Beach
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic
Swimming Hole

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.  

Community Photos

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Snow Hike

Easy intermediate hike to blue pool. Beautiful views, not too busy during the winter time.

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!

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

Distance

0.3 Miles

Elevation Gain

10 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Tobin Akehurst

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