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Tokaanu Thermal Pools

Mangaroa Street | Tokaanu, Tokaanu, New Zealand
+64 7-386 8575
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nice water temp but pool filthy

Seeing the signs, we impulsively stopped for a soak as we drove through town. We booked a private... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jaya1460
very best soak for your hard earned dollar

After our spa pool died at home last year we have tried many soaking holes around the extended... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
brendarowan
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Waikato Region, New Zealand
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  • Excellent30%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
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“public pool” (41 reviews)
“thermal pools” (28 reviews)
“thermal walk” (14 reviews)
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Mangaroa Street | Tokaanu, Tokaanu, New Zealand
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+64 7-386 8575
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"warm pool"
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"bit dated"
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"lovely ladies"
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Reviewed yesterday

Seeing the signs, we impulsively stopped for a soak as we drove through town. We booked a private pool, thought it was rather dated but still happy to use. Until i got in and realized how much hair was in the pool with me. And...More

Thank Jaya1460
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Reviewed 5 days ago

After our spa pool died at home last year we have tried many soaking holes around the extended waikato and beyond. This spot is by far the best bang for our dollar and yes we have been to the flashy in rotovagas. it may not...More

Thank brendarowan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although the pools are a bit old, the place is good and pleasant and the staff members are very friendly. The prices are fair as well. There is also a walk path of about 15 - 20 minutes where you can see some thermal activities....More

Thank William L
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We called in here with another couple on our way from Wellington to Auckland. We chose the public pool option as oppossed to private. We changed into our togs in a very basic shed with toilets and a change area. There were no showers in...More

Thank AucklandWiz
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Have been coming here for years- super cheap and not crazy tourist prices. Pools are a bit dated but i know theyre getting revamped in a few months. Not jampacked with other tourists and there is a free thermal walk right next to it.

1  Thank kellyo374
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We wanted to try these pools to see if there is a benefit from the waters. We think there is. A lot less expensive than the flash mineral pools in Taupo or Rotorua. You can have a swim in the public pool after swimming in...More

Thank CantonaForever
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This is a tranquil place to relax on a long journey. It’s easy to find and the hire towels are great quality. We had a private pool which does need a bit of love to bring it up to standard but that is coming. We...More

1  Thank Deborah R
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Private hot pools are great to go to with friends/family for a soak especially after a day on the ski slopes or hiking in the Central Plateau area. They are partially open to the sky so nice in the evening too. Can be variable temperatures,...More

1  Thank MeMeMe50
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Beautiful outside scenery hides a rather uninspired infrastructure for visiting the natural thermal baths. Once inside though, great experience - perfect temperature, cheap price. "Public" bath was nice and warm too and included in the price of getting a private hot bath.

Thank Nicole B
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great place for a needed soak after long drive from Wellington. Public pool could do with some TLC. Looks the same as 20 years ago but safe and relaxing.

Thank Tomoko C
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