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Parakai Springs

150 Parkhurst Road, Parakai, Auckland 0830, New Zealand
+64 800 468 766
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PARAKAI SPRINGS GOOD BUT.....

We visited Parakai Springs on 16 Jan 2016 again as we have visited before. It is usually a good... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2016
C-S B
little has changed, But the Kids loved it

The hot pools seamed to have changed very little over the last 10 years, there are 2 fun hydro... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2016
Steven N
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Auckland, 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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  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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150 Parkhurst Road, Parakai, Auckland 0830, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

We visited Parakai Springs on 16 Jan 2016 again as we have visited before. It is usually a good trip for family and kids and this time was no different. Nice pools and grounds to have a pleasant family day out and having a picnic....More

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ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2016

Hi C-S B, Thanks for leaving us a review and for visiting. It's disappointing to hear about how some of the other guests were creating issues for you during your visit and this should of been sorted by a member of our staff. Customer enjoyment...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2016

The hot pools seamed to have changed very little over the last 10 years, there are 2 fun hydro slides, one large general pool and a relaxing hot pool. The pools appearance are fairly average, it was however a pleasant afternoon with the family, and...More

Thank Steven N
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ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2016

Hi Steven, Thanks for taking your time to leave us a review. It's always great to hear customers experiences and how they found our complex.

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Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Only 2 pools open and 2 slides. All very run down and old. Change rooms were gross, toilet paper, sanitary pads left on floor. Waiwera is a little more expensive but worth it, much cleaner with better facilities.More

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ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2016

Hi Cltww. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. On busy days our bathrooms are continually cleaned throughout the day. If you ever notice they are not up to the normal standard please let one of our staff know and they...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Can't believe some of the reviews for Parakai Springs. We just visited with our primary school for our end of year xmas outing and we were very happy with the pools! The staff were friendly and helpful with our students, supervision of the pools and...More

1  Thank Josh R
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

My last trip here was AMAZING. Perfect family day out for all ages. The outdoor pool has a great gentle sloping entry which is perfect for young children

1  Thank JFletcherNZ
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Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We got a deal as we stayed at the campsite which was half price entry to the pools. The campsite is not 'like a park' as the description says but a tired looking campsite. The pools are not quite as the website explains, the indoor...More

1  Thank MissFloopy123
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Reviewed 26 November 2015

I have great childhood memories of Parakai, and headed up with 10 kids on Sunday - for the first time in over 20 years. Nothing's changed. Literally. The main pools are great for a good splash, and the changing rooms are tidy and clean, but...More

Thank AliciaV73
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Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Thought it was gonna be a nice place from the website but when we arrived it looked dated as we drove in..only 1 hotpool really and a swimming outdoor..only good thing bout it was the weather should've just went to the beach insteadMore

1  Thank O3004EVjamesd
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ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2015

Hi O3004EVjamesd, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review on tripadvisor. Glad you like our new website and I hope you noticed all the recent renovations. We are introducing a new exciting colour scheme design throughout the complex and this includes an...More

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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

2  Thank s052
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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

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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

Thank Jea M
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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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