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Parakai Springs

150 Parkhurst Road, Parakai, Auckland 0830, New Zealand
+64 800 468 766
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Sweet Deal....

Used a Grab One deal for a nights camping plus entry to the pools for 1 Adult & 2 kids - $34. Was... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
toddsta
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Whangarei, New Zealand
Not so relaxing hot pools

Unfortunately the pools had obviously had an offer for cheap entry as they were extremely busy... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
warren73m
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Auckland Region, 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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  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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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 26 January 2017

Used a Grab One deal for a nights camping plus entry to the pools for 1 Adult & 2 kids - $34. Was excellent value. Pools were fine, the slides & cafe were good, changing rooms ok. Everything reasonably clean,kids seemed happy enough. The Campground...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately the pools had obviously had an offer for cheap entry as they were extremely busy!! The biggest disappointment was how dirty they were, there was rubbish and hair in the pools. The changing rooms were full of hair and general rubbish!! The toilets equally...More

1  Thank warren73m
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

This was our first time going to Parakai, didn't realise how small the place is. Like what someone has mentioned it is not worth their normal admission price, however at half price it was worth the trip. Slides were great, but everything else is almost...More

2  Thank OdyPudding
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with 6 yr old grandaughter. Perfect mix of relaxing hot pool, outdoor pool and exciting waterslides, all set in pleasant gardens. Clean and safe.

2  Thank mitzymcdonald
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Welcoming and friendly staff met us at the front counter. We went to the big water slides which (contrary to Adam D's Review) were constantly patrolled by lifeguards. If you have a child 5,6,7 years old, you will have to be with them at all...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

We go to Parakai a few times a year because we love it so much. About an hour west of the city it is easily accessible for a day out. The prices have gone up a bit lately but they have also renovated the bathrooms...More

Thank Jacqui P
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My partner and I decided to make the very long road trip to check the place out (he had not been there for 15years). When we were arrived we were greeted by a friendly lady at the front desk, on entering the changing rooms we...More

Thank Adam D
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ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Hi Adam D. Thank you for taking your time to review our complex and we are pleased that you enjoyed our facilities. It is disappointing to hear that some of our younger visitors were not following the rules on the slides and it is concerning...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Went here with my son in the school holidays, and loved it, have not been here for years. Had a great time and so did my son

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Visited the pools to have a relaxing weekend day out and de stress, and this was the place indeed. The receptionist was friendly and informative, even showing us how to save money for next time. The pools were a little dated but clean and tidying...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2016

I hadn't been to Parakai for a long time, 20 years maybe, so we ventured out there today as a family. The front desk staff were friendly and the pools were great - nice and warm for both the indoor and outdoor pools, and nice...More

1  Thank MissyLiss
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ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Hi MissyLiss, Thank you for visiting our complex and taking the time to leave us a review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the pools and the complex but it is disappointing to hear about the condition of the bathrooms during the time of...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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J H
18 November 2017|
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Response from Mark543 |
Yes they are :)
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