The sa Morakot Emerald lake is located in the Tongariro National Park of New Zealand. It is famous for the extraordinary color of its water, changing depending on the lighting, the time of day from pale blue to emerald green.
Thanks to underground hot springs, the lake’s water is highly mineralized and very warm. The reason for the unusual color of Sa Morakot is the high concentration of minerals in the water.
Emerald lake is located at some distance from the highways. You can get to it on foot, passing through a one-and-a-half-kilometer glade or along a trail. Continue reading