Story: Diving and snorkelling

Cave diving at Riwaka

Cave diving at Riwaka

Freshwater diving locations include rivers, lakes, springs, dams and caves. Near Nelson, the Riwaka River flows under the Tākaka Hill and into a subterranean cave system known as the Riwaka Resurgence. Here divers can experience a unique underwater environment, surfacing in caves filled with stalactite and stalagmite formations.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Diving and snorkelling - Underwater beauty', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9001/cave-diving-at-riwaka (accessed 25 May 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 12 Jun 2006