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Nice natural hot springs

We love these hot springs and visit regularly. However, your experience is determined by the other... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Robyn M
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Nice in the rain

Called in en route home. It’s pretty low key but still nice. You may freak out at the oily look and... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
68skp70
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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6 Nov 2018
“Nice natural hot springs”
9 Feb 2018
“Nice in the rain”
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59 Manawahe Road, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

We love these hot springs and visit regularly. However, your experience is determined by the other visitors and the woman who manages the place. It is a quiet place; not meant for rowdy behaviour (in my opinion). Most of the time she is fine but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My cousin took our kids (5 combined) on the evening of October 1st from 8pm-9pm. When they returned I asked how it was and she said fine but it was extremely dark. There was no light on the bathing area and the kids couldn’t use...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

We went at night and there were about 10 other people. It's big and steamy enough that you can find privacy. The ground is a sort of pebbles and sometimes clay. Most of if is pretty shallow with the deepest part being maybe waist height....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FrancisDrakesGhost
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Natural and well looked after. There's a bit of natural matter around, as it is part of the stream, which is all part of it being authentic. Sandflies like it here too so have some repellent/tea tree oil handy. We took a $4 pool noodle...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lkbt90
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Awesome, natural hot pools. No concreate or stainless steel here. Large pool with a good depth for children. If you want the water hotter you move closer to the hot springs,colder move closer to the stream. Heaps better than the commercial hot pools.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GrahamG1051
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Called in en route home. It’s pretty low key but still nice. You may freak out at the oily look and particulate matter but it’s all good. $30 for a family of five.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 68skp70
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Some things we liked about this spot: - Laid back, casual spot, quiet, not crowded. - Picnic table available - Kept tidy Some things that detracted from the experience: - Too many sandflies - make sure you take insect repellant and apply it heavily as...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MikeZandvliet
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