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Waiwera Thermal Resort & Spa

21 Waiwera Rd, Waiwera, Auckland 0950, New Zealand
+64 9-427 8800
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What a disappointment, I used to go to the pools some years ago but now, it was dirty, only one... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Orewa, New Zealand
via mobile
Thermal waters

The place is being renovated. You can see how nice it will look once finished. The 2nd stage will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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Open Hours Monday - Sunday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Public Holidays 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM 5pm Discount: 5pm - 9pm 50% off Adult and Child entry
  • Excellent10%
  • Very good22%
  • Average19%
  • Poor26%
  • Terrible23%
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“private spa” (9 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
21 Waiwera Rd, Waiwera, Auckland 0950, New Zealand
+64 9-427 8800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a disappointment, I used to go to the pools some years ago but now, it was dirty, only one lifeguard that I could see, the concrete is very sharp to walk on, as I have very sensitive feet, but my grandsons complained of sore...More

Thank Sydnee123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is being renovated. You can see how nice it will look once finished. The 2nd stage will begin in Feb 2018. At the moment there is no movie pool due to storm damage and there are no longer beauty/spa treatments available. But the...More

Thank SRLasPalmas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife visited on our honeymoon on 5 Jan 2018 - during storms that had forced half the resort to close and caused power outages all over the North Island. We were not disappointed. The setting, opposite the beautiful Wenderholm regional park and...More

Thank Postcard2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is dated and needs some love. Paint peels off everywhere and pools don't look very clean. Kids enjoyed it but won't go back again came out feeling dirty and couldn't wait to have a nice shower. Quite expensive for a swim really there...More

Thank J9421NBannab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After hearing about the so called upgrade I took my family and friends for a enjoyable family outing. We arrived at 10, early birds, the pool water was so dirty, the movie pool so disgusting had toilet paper in it, and food, health and safety...More

Thank Elmarie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent venue for family. We had a barbecue hired at the venue. The water temperatures are good for all. The movie pool is the best for family and children.

Thank Adrian J
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

On the green slide it’s so badly kept that sliders get stuck on it and today I got stuck and then a person sliding hit my head because the lifeguard let him go and I swallowed the piss infested water and I have a headache...More

Thank Saajid K
Reviewed 27 October 2017

So sad to see this once awesome place go to total ruin. Over priced joke, health and safety need to take a look . Money obviously been taken out and not put back in.Changing rooms falling to pieces, filthy toilets. Tiles missing throughout the pools....More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 23 October 2017

It is a long time since we last visited and on this occasion we took several grandchildren for a day at the pools. The staff we encountered were excellent, very courteous and professional. The facilities are run down and for the prices charged something of...More

2  Thank JackAuckland
Reviewed 22 October 2017

It seems that since Russian billionaire Mikhail Khimich bought his place to use the water for his vodka empire, it's all gone a bit downhill. The supposed "renovations" have been promised since 2014. It's now October 2017, and there hasn't been a skerrick of renovation...More

4  Thank Steve T
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