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Waiwera Thermal Resort & Spa

21 Waiwera Rd, Waiwera 0950, New Zealand
+64 9-427 8800
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Very very very sad operation

Ok folks, the Russians purchased this operation with the intent of bull dozing it and building a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Auckland, New Zealand
Expensive and pretty basic facilities but unique!

Was blown away at the cost - $30 per adult was a bit more than I'd anticipated. Lots of pools... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
New Zealand
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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 good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible21%
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“herbal tea” (6 reviews)
“kids area” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
21 Waiwera Rd, Waiwera 0950, New Zealand
+64 9-427 8800
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Ok folks, the Russians purchased this operation with the intent of bull dozing it and building a high end luxury resort. It failed and did not get consent. So they have let it go down hill with no intention of revamping it. They sell the...More

Thank twoidiotswithfish
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Was blown away at the cost - $30 per adult was a bit more than I'd anticipated. Lots of pools and temperatures to chose from, all well maintained though a bit tired as all mineral pools are really. Appears to cater well for families as...More

Thank Safarinjema2014
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took a bus trip out to the hot springs. It was a very easy, inexpensive bus trip from the City Bowl in Auckland into Waiwera, a little beach community about 50km away. I thought the prices were reasonable but I do...More

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We went twice in a short space of time - once with six 12 year olds and once as a family (6yrs-12yrs). The 12 year old group spent 5 hrs there and we hardly saw them and they still weren't really to leave at the...More

1  Thank Angela T
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I went to Waiwera 15 years ago and enjoyed the pools. We thought this time would be good for a family outing however we found the entry fee very expensive for what was on offer and on top of that there is a credit card...More

2  Thank Marilyn P
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I've been to the Waiwera pools, however today was quite busy. We were still able to relax in the hot pools despite sharing it with lots of people. They have a good range of pool temperatures and they have 2...More

1  Thank Jess G
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I had been going to Infinity spa every couple of months for years and always was treated well and highly pampered. They had some of the best massage therapists around. About a year or a little longer ago I started noticing changes. The spa pool...More

1  Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Its been a few years since I was last at Waiwera and boy have things gone downhill. The facilities are covered in rust (and rust stains), the "lazy river" type attraction was limited to 4 available inner tubes for guests to utilise, the pools are...More

4  Thank Cronus.nz
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

2nd day in New Zealand backpacking & a weather bomb hits as were on the way north. Came across this on the way, stopped by & had great fun at the naturally heated thermal pools. Temperatures in the pools were fantastic ranging from 30 to...More

Thank Jables89
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The best massages and facials ever! Such lovely friendly staff who pamper you so well. Had amazing honey facial, fabulous massage, nails painted then a relaxing private spa followed by herbal tea. Very highly recommend !!!

Thank Brigitte W
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