Story: Thermal pools and spas

Welcome Flat (2nd of 3)

Welcome Flat

Located 17 kilometres up the Copland River in Westland National Park, the Welcome Flat hot pools are prized by weary trampers. These members of the Otago University Tramping Club were relaxing in one of the three pools during a 1994 expedition.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Thermal pools and spas - Leisure and pleasure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 March 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 12 Jun 2006