Waiho Hot Tubs
Waiho Hot Tubs
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2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
About
Relax with us for an hour in your own private, wood fired, hot tub. Refilled with fresh water for every booking, and with the ability to set your own temperature through cooling or further heating the water, you can't help but enjoy these private pools set in the Franz Josef village rainforest. Ideal for up to 4 adults and a child. Adults only after 6 pm. Find us on Cron Street, Opposite the Department of Conservation Visitor Centre, in the Franz Josef Glacier village.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Janine
    Mentone, Australia1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Warms you up for hours! Great way to relax and makes surebuoy have a great nights sleep.
    This was a great experience that was truely magical. The rain above the hot tub was lovely. Hours afterwards I still feel warmed through and relaxed. Looking forward to a great nights sleep that is not always as easy when travelling.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 13 August 2023
  • chelsea c
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Perfect hot tubs to relax and unwind
    We had an absolutely wonderful afternoon here, beautiful little area for the hot tubs it was private and surrounded by pretty trees and had great service when we arrived! Definitely recommend after a hike to unwind and relax!!!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 August 2023
  • Sightsee22102563970
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must do
    So beautiful, felt like we were in a rain forrest. Host was amazing, beutiful spring water to drink straight from the tap. The mountain water made our skin feel amazing. Cute touches with lollies and host checked in on us. Was with my elderly Mum but access was easy with sturdy steps and hand rails. Epsom salts were extra but worth it.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 22 September 2023
  • Mobile36867769336
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing
    Love everything about this place! Private, beautiful, serene, very clean and hygienic. Corban, the front man was very helpful and friendly. Just top notch being able to relax in this beautiful natural bush space and I loved how warm the water was. If I come back to Franz Josef, I'm definitely visiting these hot tubs again!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 September 2023
  • 1Maya23
    Whangarei, New Zealand160 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An hour of bliss amongst nature
    Blissful floating amongst nature. It was such a relaxing experience to just close my eyes & listen to the birds. Native bush (plus ponga/fern trunk fences) gives you an absolute feel of privacy. Quiet!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 8 November 2023
  • ZM Toh
    18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Don't miss this when in Franz Josef
    One of our more memorable experiences in NZ. We had a great dip, so quiet and peaceful, with privacy. In this cold, the hot tub is perfect. We asked for glasses so we could enjoy some fruits and the sparkling wine we brought. Would definitely recommend our friends and family who are heading over.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 8 November 2023
  • jennA
    Cambridge, United Kingdom21 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth a visit
    Lovely welcome, helpful staff, lovely hot tub after a long hike. Secluded and romantic. Definitely recommend a hot tub here. It was quite warm out but being secluded and having an umbrella it wasn’t hot at all.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 23 November 2023
  • Jacalyn Y
    New York City, New York35 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Divinely relaxing.
    Divine! Every hot tub was nestled amongst lush tropical greenery. Very private. The tub was spotless, water temperature heated by a wood burning stove but one has the ability to manually control the temperature via a cold water spout. It was perfect. The water so refreshing so relaxing so much fun. Thank you thank you.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 December 2023
  • Donna F
    Adelaide, Australia4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Gorgeous hot tub experience
    We loved this! My husband wasn’t so enthused until we arrived and he was immediately won over. The steel hot tub is immaculately clean and the water is drained, so fresh and clean for each guest. Pristine sanctuary in a lush private oasis. Incredibly relaxing and indulgent, and the smell from the wood fire is divine!
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 December 2023
  • Emma L
    125 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great place, well worth a visit
    A very wet day in Franz Joseph stopped our planned activities. Came across this little place just off the Main Street and booked an hours soak. Lovely place, so relaxing, well worth a visit
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 January 2024
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Jenny L
2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
A beautiful way to relax, in sparkling clear warm water, nestled in rainforest. An unexpected delight! Recommended!!
Written 7 April 2024
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antoniabettany
Wellington, New Zealand10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Beautiful in the avo rain, romantic setting, unique experience with the option of a massive bowl of Epsom salts and lavender oil.
Written 3 April 2024
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Ballakatsi
Douglas, UK39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
We were lucky and managed to get a hot tub without booking, but I would recommend booking just to be sure, as it is an experience not to be missed. We opted to add lavender oil to our tub, which was wonderful. It was a rainy day in Franz Josef when we went, but with the sound of raindrops on the canopy over the tub and with the birds singing it was very relaxing. There is a little hut to the side so you can get changed in complete privacy. The water is warmed to the perfect temperature. Highly recommended.
Written 28 March 2024
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Sharon T
Busselton, Australia2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
This was a very relaxing experience after a 2 hour walk into the local Glaciers. Quiet, secluded and just the perfect way to end a fabulous day celebrating our wedding anniversary. Highly recommend.
Written 19 March 2024
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Erin B
26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
This was the best way to recover after a long week of tramping. We left with no more soreness, and feeling more relaxed than we had our whole visit. This place is just beautiful, super quiet, and so relaxing. We would go back every day if we were staying longer in Franz Josef!!
Written 15 March 2024
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Trellie
Coleshill, UK4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Fabulous experience, so private and relaxing, we took our own bubbles and the setting was just amazing, would highly recommended
Written 11 March 2024
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Sue D
80 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
A great experience - very relaxing private hot tub with all the facilities you need. It was great to be surrounded by the forest ferns with the sound of the birds and the faint smell of the wood burner which powered the heating. We received a warm welcome when we arrived from Hitch, who showed us to our tub and checked everything was ok.

We booked this as it was a rainy day. The covers are placed strategically over the hot tub area so you don’t get wet from the rain but can still see the sky through the trees. We’d recommend this experience whatever the weather! Thank you.
Written 4 March 2024
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Clarke
Durham, UK8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Clean outdoor hot tubs in an excellent outdoor space not far from Franz Joseph. The layout was such that we felt totally alone in the woodland, very well designed and an excellent activity to experience
Written 3 March 2024
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Angela R
Burlington, Canada6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Just a terrific idea! Any weather. The stainless steel tubs are refilled fresh for each customer's use and heated to a toasty 40 degrees (you can add cool water as the hour progresses - you will get hot!). Eater provided, BYO other drinks and snacks. Very civilized and relaxing. Just what the body needs after NZ adventuring.
Written 2 March 2024
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Kristen M
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
This was a lovely experience, from the friendliness of the staff member to the ambiance. The hot tub was very warm and relaxing. We got a bath bomb too, which was a nice touch. It’s very intimate and quiet. If you’re planning on going on a rainy or chilly day, book in advance as that’s the best time to soak and it often gets booked up.
Written 26 February 2024
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