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Parakai Springs

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

Drove up here after seeing the website and thought it looked like a nice way to spend the day. HOW... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2015
s052
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Sheffield
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Lovely day out

We got here early so had the slide to ourselves which was awesome! Had a very calm relaxing day... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2015
Jea M
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Auckland
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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.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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150 Parkhurst Road, Parakai, Auckland 0830, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Drove up here after seeing the website and thought it looked like a nice way to spend the day. HOW WRONG. Super expensive, filthy, run down, general smell of urine everywhere, showers and pools full of hair, dirt, bugs. Lockers expensive. Outdoor pool not very...More

1  Thank s052
ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

Hi s052, Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review. We are very surprised to read your 1 star review and would be very interested in hearing more details on what time and day you were here. Ensuring our complex is clean,...More

Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

We got here early so had the slide to ourselves which was awesome! Had a very calm relaxing day. People keep saying it's run down, well you can't expect them to be able to afford full refurbishment every year

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

It's a good day out for the whole family, with food to buy or you can take your own picnic. Not just a spacious tepid pool outside but a hotter, Relaxation Pool indoors, next to the cafe. Just one thing, especially as it impacts on...More

1  Thank Fatface64
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The outdoor pool is great for young kids finding their feet with the 'beach' styled entrance. The indoor pool was nice and hot, the changing rooms old and tired as was the cafe, showing its age but still a good day out. I find the...More

1  Thank JRandrews86
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Always a nice time for the family at Parakai. We go these days less often than in earlier times. Indoors and out the pools are clean and enjoyable .... and of course those added drawcards: the hydroslides ! Even I was drawn into a slide...More

Thank TerryRT
ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2015

Hey Terry, Thank you for your fantastic review. We work hard to ensure that all our visitors find something enjoyable in our pool complex and will continue to develop an inviting and exciting destination. Hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 16 July 2015

An awesome place to enjoys the pools along with an awesome spa... A lovely place for kids even for the rides.. A good option to spend weekends!

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ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2015

Hi Annnyy, Thanks for the review! Great to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time here.

Reviewed 2 July 2015

I find when at this pool it is more a relaxing family environment, not so fast pace. So much better for smaller children and older people that just wont to get away from every thing and enjoy every one.

Thank yabba569
ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2015

Hi Yabbba, Thanks for your review! Great to hear that you found us a relaxing and friendly pool complex. We work hard to create a welcoming and safe family environment for all our guests. Hope to see you guys back soon.

Reviewed 15 June 2015

Went late on a Saturday afternoon/evening and found the place to be fairly busy. The changing facilities were clean and serviced. The pools were busy and we mainly stayed in the indoor pool which was mainly full with adults and younger children. Very pleasant atmosphere....More

Thank xantheonix
ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2015

Hi Xantheonix, Thank you for visiting on Saturday and its great to hear you enjoyed your afternoon here at Parakai Springs. It's always rewarding for our staff to hear positive feedback about the complex and we hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 8 June 2015

My partner and I and two friends camped here. It was basic at most. The showers and kitchen were adequate, and clean. Unfortunately there are only two seats in the kitchen which made eating meals difficult, and there was no where we could sit and...More

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ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2015

Hey Samantha, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review on our campgrounds. It's always useful for us to hear how people found our facilities while staying the night. Cheers.

Reviewed 28 April 2015

We had a wedding reception at Parakai Springs private function venue, We hired three of their pool staff to help us with our wedding reception, well they were really great, nothing was too much trouble.They get a triple A rating from us for excellent service....More

Thank Huw H
ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2015

Hi Huw, Thanks for your awesome feedback. Our staff said they had an great time helping out with your reception and thanks again for choosing our private venue for your event.

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