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Tokaanu Thermal Pools

Mangaroa Street | Tokaanu, Tokaanu, New Zealand
+64 7-386 8575
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relax and let the hot mineral water work its magic

We have visited these pools many times over many years, the whole facility is actually holding up... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Glen E
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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
There are better places.

A 40 min car journey down from Taupo delivered us to the entrance to the hot pools. Very low key... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tony D
,
Whakatane, New Zealand
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“public pool” (41 reviews)
“thermal pools” (28 reviews)
“thermal walk” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
Mangaroa Street | Tokaanu, Tokaanu, New Zealand
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+64 7-386 8575
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have visited these pools many times over many years, the whole facility is actually holding up pretty well. It would be nice to see it get a facelift but it has always been clean and tidy when we have visited. We always start off...More

Thank Glen E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A 40 min car journey down from Taupo delivered us to the entrance to the hot pools. Very low key welcome, almost uninterested, little or no refreshments available so not a great start. Basic cheap price to enter so could not complain to much. The...More

Thank Tony D
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

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 15 April 2018

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 27 March 2018 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

2  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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