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State Highway 1, Taupo, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were looking forward to a relaxing day at these natural springs. Even though the larger pool was closed that day, we had a great time soaking and relaxing in the other pools. We enjoyed it so much we went back the...More

Thank SydneyPhiljane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely quiet walk through a modest thermal valley, you’re given a laser thermometer to test temp of the geysers. The Devonshire Tea was delicious with fresh cream and jam and homemade scones. If you’re a motorbike enthusiast make sure you check out the photos on...More

Thank Emily N
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Yes, sulpher smells ... but who knew it could also produce such beauty? My husband and I walked the entire grounds, taking in all the wonderful thermal pools and formations. Definitely a one-of-a-kind visit!

Thank MJG1955
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Our surprise started with trying to find the place. After turning off the main highway at a large official sign, we were on a rough gravel road, driving through harvested forest. We were sure this couldn't be the correct road ... but it was. A...More

Thank Doreen B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We enjoyed taking two American friends to this amazing natural thermal valley. In spite of light rain, it was wonderful to witness natures awesome forces. Geysers, bubbling mud pools, and a kalidiscope of colour as water trickled over the rocks leaving the stain of various...More

Thank KiwiTesse
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Costs more than Craters of the Moon, but if you're only seeing one of them, then see this one. The tracks are well maintained and the gift shop has a great variety. Make sure you take a dip in the hot springs river just down...More

Thank Duncan_Lithgow
Reviewed 26 July 2018

These pools are situated just north of Taupo and are easy to find. There is a choice of several pools with varying temperatures in a pleasant garden setting. Reasonably priced and change rooms and lockers are available

Thank Marj I
Reviewed 20 July 2018

On an overcast drizzly day, we enjoyed over an hour of bliss in these thermal pools. No young children permitted which added to the tranquility. Will visit again.

Thank JoyTony1955
Reviewed 4 June 2018

No tour guides, no fancy tourism gimmicks, take a walk on the wild side and Mother Nature goes Boom Schakalang Boom Boom, Walk the boardwalks thru an enchanted world, step off the path and no second chance, Climb the mountain as you pass thru steam...More

Thank Hevnkev K
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Clean changing rooms and pools No children allowed- an absolute bonus and luxuary to not have brats splashing around and screaming. This place is so so peaceful you can hear the native birds in the trees. Different temperature pools allowed everyone to find their comfort...More

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abigails1052
9 March 2017|
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Response from Patrick H | Reviewed this property |
Not really - thermal track walk is a bush track only. The house is accessible from the side but steps inside. Sorry for the delay in responding
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