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Tokaanu Thermal Pools

Mangaroa Street | Tokaanu, Tokaanu, New Zealand
+64 7-386 8575
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Great 👍 Place and loved the walk

Love Tokaanu and the surrounding area. So much character and great for the soul. Great for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ngongotaha, New Zealand
via mobile
Winter warmer

Have not visited the pools in maybe 20 years. Still in the same condition. Could do with repaint or... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Susan H
Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Mangaroa Street | Tokaanu, Tokaanu, New Zealand
+64 7-386 8575
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love Tokaanu and the surrounding area. So much character and great for the soul. Great for families. Well done.

Thank littlebigbear
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Have not visited the pools in maybe 20 years. Still in the same condition. Could do with repaint or strip back just to concrete as understanding mineral water can be invasive on paint and metal. Having said that $12 for private pool is cheap. 20...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 7 June 2017

beautiful natural environment with walk through thermal area to enjoy. The pools though are, in my opinion, in need of urgent maintainence and upgrading. In contrast Wairakei Thermal Springs have been developed to fit in with the bush and are modern and clean looking.

Thank kiwi093
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Got recommended so paid a visit on a cool damp day. Walk was great to see the hot water and mud bubbling out. The private mineral spa was so relaxing and the hot public pool excellent so didn't matter if it rained. A bit hard...More

1  Thank Freddy4fun
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This was my first introduction, coming from the South Island, into the geothermal activity on the North Island.... this was very cool to see the steam rising from just about anywhere you looked. Very cheap to get into especially compared to the Rotorua and Taupo...More

Thank gary c
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We enjoyed the leisurely walk around the hot pools etc outside, this is something that would be good for all ages and abilities as long as you stay on the path! The paths are well maintained and clearly marked showing where you can and can't...More

Thank Patsy_nz
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I love this place. First visited 1987 after a school ski trip. I usually stop if I'm in the area. It's not flash but it's lovely. The walk around the thermal area is lovely too

Thank 68skp70
Reviewed 5 May 2017

How nice to see such thermal activity and for free. If you are looking for thermal pools to view then this walk is a must. We didn't go into the hot pools so I am not sure what they were like we just did the...More

Thank Beckinoz
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

It's lovely sitting in these pools, the staff are super & it's inexpensive. Sometime soon a paint refresh would enhance this great asset to Tokaanu! Thanks for having us!

Thank paula h
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Even if it's raining it's a great place to stay. With the spa pools to relax in and the short walks if you want some exercise, it is a delightful place to just "be". I love reading and Roger loves watching Tv so we weren't...More

Thank RogerandGrace
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