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Parakai Springs

150 Parkhurst Road, Parakai, Auckland 0830, New Zealand
+64 800 468 766
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Okay place

Nice place for relaxation and adventure on the slides. Only one indoor pool. Awesome slides... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Ravinderrana
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Great day out

Haven't been here for years but came today with my young boy and it was just as fun as I remember... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Natalie S
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Unleash Northwest’s best kept secret for the ultimate day trip. Just over 40 mins from Auckland’s CBD lies one of New Zealand’s natural geothermal wonders - Parakai Springs.Large indoor and outdoor pools and two thrilling hydro-slides have been the main attractions for decades. BBQ and picnic areas are situated throughout the park and options for hiring marquees for groups is also available. If you are not wanting to prepare your own food take advantage of the Springs Café and dining area located next to the indoor pool. Now extensively redeveloped into an active water recreation centre, Parakai Springs offers a range of amenities to make this a full-day's entertainment destination.
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150 Parkhurst Road, Parakai, Auckland 0830, New Zealand
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+64 800 468 766
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Nice place for relaxation and adventure on the slides. Only one indoor pool. Awesome slides. Overall okay for fun and adventure.

Thank Ravinderrana
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Haven't been here for years but came today with my young boy and it was just as fun as I remember it. Sure the place is a bit run down and doesnt seem that clean but thats public pools for ya. Still an awesome day...More

2  Thank Natalie S
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Parakai Springs is a great day any time of the year. Staff are always lovely and helpful. The slides are going every time, and the big spa is really hot and relaxing. Today some school kids occupied half the main pool which was quite entertaining....More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Parakai Springs is located in West Auckland. It’s a nice get-away place during my journey. The facility is adequate, however, it’s a little gem not to be missed. The private tub is charged at 6 dollar per 30 minutes which can be booked as long...More

1  Thank TeresaMancheater
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Don't let the negative comments get to you too much. We have been here years ago and decided to go for a couple nights campground which included entry to the pools. We are a family of 4 with a 3yo and 5yo. We got some...More

1  Thank JohanInNZ
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

our group enjoyed our day out here, spent 4 hours in the various pools for only $25 each (with discounts this was more like $12-16. so for me value for money was there. The only downside to the whole day was the bloody food, choose...More

2  Thank noobish1pro
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

A fun family day out at Parakai to start off the year left us feeling disappointed at the understaffed, poorly maintained and dirty facilities. There was bits of hair, leaves, grass and band aids floating in the inside hot pool. The water looked dirty, the...More

4  Thank michaelgnwd
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

On average this hot pools was OK, the temperatures was nice and OK, spacious place with various facilities, main big outdoor pool, smaller indoor pool, slides pool, private spa pool and sauna, and spacious space for the whole group including the non swimming visitors for...More

1  Thank santo t
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Came here on a sunny Saturday afternoon. The place is old, untidy and packed with far too many people. The main pool was standing room only. The saving grace was the slide which was OK. The website certainly paints this place in a flattering light...More

1  Thank Davieland
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ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Hi Davieland, Thank you for visiting our complex on the weekend. It was unfortunate that you came on such a busy day as it sounds like it wasn't what you expected on arrival but it does sound like you were lucky to come after we...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

The pools are in need of major maintenance. Tiles are missing,many are cracked,broken or chipped.I have visited these pools before and I still found the standard of the life guards poor. It was to maximum capacity and some of them were really not paying attention...More

1  Thank Christine T
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ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Hi Christine T. We do hold our staff to a high standard and if you every see any staff who you think are not performing to their normal high standards please feel free to let one of our supervisors know so they can talk to...More

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Shiovhan R
22 April 2018|
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Response from ParakaiSprings | Property representative |
Hi, Yes you can bring your own Gas BBQ to the pools but just let receptionist know before you bring it in. You are also welcome to bring your own Marquee and setup on the grass.
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18 November 2017|
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Response from Mark543 |
Yes they are :)
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