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Parakai Springs

150 Parkhurst Road, Parakai, Auckland 0830, New Zealand
+64 800 468 766
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Fantastic food, good pools

Amazimg food with great value. Massive icecream on a cone! The pools themselves need a bit of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah4Travels
via mobile
A Health Hazard, Should Be Closed Down!

If you value your health and especially that of your kids, stay away from this hole. I would... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
dmfinley09
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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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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  • Terrible11%
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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazimg food with great value. Massive icecream on a cone! The pools themselves need a bit of repair.

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

If you value your health and especially that of your kids, stay away from this hole. I would describe it as almost third world standards. We visited yesterday and within an hour of getting there my kids were vomiting. The water is filthy, the pool...More

1  Thank dmfinley09
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ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hi dmfinley09, Thank you for taking the time to visit Parakai Springs. We can assure our customers that our water quality is of a high standard and all our recent Aqualab tests have been very positive. Thank you for your feedback and we do hope...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Lovely just to stand or sit in the thermal pool and unwind. Then when it gets too hot a quick swim in the out doors pool. The staff are always friendly and welcoming. The take away style food is nice too, this can be eaten...More

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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.

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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

Thank C-j W
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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

5  Thank michaelgnwd
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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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J H
18 November 2017|
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Response from Mark543 |
Yes they are :)
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