Waikite Valley Thermal Pools

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Waikite Valley Thermal Pools

Waikite Valley Thermal Pools
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Waikite Valley Thermal Pools provides the opportunity to relax and experience the pure natural geothermal waters from the Te Manaroa Spring. Facilities include The Pukeko in the Ponga Tree Cafe, a splash pool with adjoining toddlers play area, passive bathing pools, private spas, nature trail and separate changing, toilet and shower area for families. Waikite Valley Thermal Pools also offers powered and non powered campground sites.
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Lisa
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Couples
The 2 ladies working lastnight (tues 2nd) were very lovely and even gave us extra time in our private pool as it was my partner’s birthday
Written 3 August 2022
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adventureguyNZ
Papamoa, New Zealand330 contributions
Couples
As a BOP local it was nice to find a pool complex that was not crazy busy and commercialized.
This has several lovely pools with lots of native plantings around. The pools are clean and well kept. We also enjoyed a private pool. Friendly & helpful staff and well worth the drive out there.
Written 30 July 2022
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Liz_Mo1982
Auckland Central, New Zealand82 contributions
Family
Excellent value for money and really lovely facility. The grounds are perfectly landscaped. Nice outlook.
Nice range of pool temperatures from 35-40 and a couple of small tubs that are colder to cool off in.
The little cafe has a few deep fried items (chips, wedges, sharing platters) and there are also a few slices/cake and of course coffee machine and ice creams.
Worth the drive out from Rotorua.
Also worth the short walk ~10mins to the viewpoint to see the boiling spring included in entry price.
Written 23 July 2022
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Justin W
Sydney, Australia8 contributions
The spa was nice and warm, with a variety of selections of pools. You can also buy private pools! The lockers are why I only gave this place 4 stars.
Written 7 July 2022
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Fiona K
16 contributions
Excellent pool complex with 6 pools at different temperatures plus personal spas and a cafe. The bush outlook is gorgeous. Great value considering you could stay all day if you wanted! You'll need a car to get out there but the 25min country drive is really nice.
Written 19 April 2022
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calypsoqueen
Napier, New Zealand8 contributions
Family
So lovely a range if pools at fluctuating temp.
For quiet go on Mon when Polynesian Spa is closed.
Otherwise for a pool relaxation Sat is good too.
Written 6 August 2021
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chrisalijo
Christchurch, New Zealand29 contributions
Loved the walk to see the bubbling hot springs.
Great number of hot pools at various temperatures to suit everyone.
Written 18 July 2021
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wbrabet
Kawerau, New Zealand49 contributions
Beautiful thermal hotpools in a lovely country setting, whats not to like. It was a very cold day when we went so having a soak in the hot water was delightful. There are several pools at different temperatures and also private spas. Very therapeutic.
Written 12 July 2021
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Judo_13
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand142 contributions
Friends
Travelling in the motor home I decided to check out this place. What a little gem. For campers you get unlimited access to the pools between 06:00-20:00 when they start to drain the pools.
Pools are filled fresh every night and the public aren’t allowed in until 10:00. Perfect! Clean water & limited people.
The pools are different temps, between 37-42 degrees Celsius so you can choose which works best for you.
The cafe has GOOD Italian coffee & a range of food from snacks to full on meals.
Highly recommend a few nights here to soak & relax.
Written 10 July 2021
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Ilovetheatre
Birmingham, UK292 contributions
A magical place...we actually visited Dec 2019 and were fortunate that it wasn't too busy. We had each pool to ourselves as we moved around and the surrounding scenery is stunning. Very cheap too, about NZ$20 I think.
Written 6 July 2021
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