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Parakai Springs

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Dated & in need of TLC, thank goodness for the slides though

I hadn't been here since I was a kid and recently visited with my partner. Having talked it up, I... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Canberra, Australia
Reliving my youth

As a teen I remember going to Parakai and running up that slide tower over and over again. As a... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Brenda H
Snells Beach, 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...more
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150 Parkhurst Road, Parakai, Auckland 0830, New Zealand
+64 800 468 766
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

The campground, adjacent to the hot pools is sadly lacking in TLC. Most of the power sites were inaccessible due to the sodden state of the grounds and the few that were available consist of 2 narrow strips of concrete in a wet muddy grassed...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2017

I hadn't been here since I was a kid and recently visited with my partner. Having talked it up, I have to admit it was a bit of an anticlimax. I don't think it's had a makeover since I was a kid, change rooms etc...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

As a teen I remember going to Parakai and running up that slide tower over and over again. As a parent I've just relived my youth as I raced up the tower time and time again after my kids. They had an absolute blast on...More

1  Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Parakai Spring is at a beautiful setting. I love the temperature of the outdoor pool and the inside pool is nice and hot. My daughter loves the slides and it is a beautiful family outing. The place is really in need of refurbishment, there have...More

Thank PatwinderK
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We arrived one day during the week. The main pool was taken over by a school for swimming lessons for the afternoon, so were unable to use it which left just the inside pool. Luckily it was not busy and we enjoyed this pool. So...More

1  Thank r178slk
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We went to Parakai for a birthday party, it was a super busy day and it felt very over crowded in the main outside pool. The pool at the bottom of the slides, looked and felt dirty and murky. The lifeguards were all quite young...More

1  Thank ram762016
Reviewed 11 February 2017

so very disappointing, we used to frequent here a few years ago but its changed for the worst, rotten wood at the top of the slides, tiles missing off the pool, a poo in the pool, and far too many people admitted, really run down.

1  Thank MarilynJ393
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

Thank toddsta
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
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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22 April 2018|
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.
18 November 2017|
Response from Mark543 |
Yes they are :)