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Tekapo Springs

6 Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6550
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Great place for a break

We arrived as a break between our trip from Christchurch to Mt Cook. Was a great opportunity to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karl W
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
via mobile

a gem worth driving for. ice skating, hot springs and a slope for the kids to rubber tire down... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lee M
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Enjoy outdoor hot pools, ice skating & snow tubing in winter & dare to ride the new 11 metre high - 53 metre long TRIPPO water slide in summer. There is also an artificial summer tube. Enjoy a treatment at the Day Spa or relax in our fully licensed cafe onsite.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice skating” (95 reviews)
“hot pools” (231 reviews)
“snow tubing” (46 reviews)
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6 Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6550

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived as a break between our trip from Christchurch to Mt Cook. Was a great opportunity to relieve the muscles in the number of hot springs. Well worth a stop if you love hot springs

Thank Karl W
Reviewed 2 days ago

a gem worth driving for. ice skating, hot springs and a slope for the kids to rubber tire down. great place for families and something for wveryone to enjoy

Thank Lee M
Management response:Responded yesterday

Hi Lee M, thank you for the lovely review! Sounds like your family had a great time here, and we hope to see you back again sometime :) Kind regards, Melanie

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a soak for an hour or so. The pools are very clean. Not all pools have a view and much of the views are obstructed by rocks or plants. This place is a missed opportunity - why in hell did they not make infinity...More

Thank Wade B
Management response:Responded yesterday

Hi Wade B, thank you for taking the time to review! While it is unlikely we will be redesigning our pools anytime soon (as we have some exciting plans in the future for the main building!), we enjoy hearing any feedback about improvements that can...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Located on edge of lake with stunning views. Three large pools at different temperatures (one adults only) with submerged seating so you can relax and take in stunning scenery. They charge for towels ($5) so take your own, lockers are $3 but most folk use...More

Thank Bernard T
Management response:Responded yesterday

Hi Bernard T, thank you for your review! Great to hear you took advantage of our winter activities and enjoyed some exhilarating snow tubing! The hot pools with their stunning scenery are indeed a great way to warm up and, if you caught a bit...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's what you expect. We really enjoyed our swim. The setting is breathtaking and the facilities are clean and include all you need. It's not huge so potentially could be a bit frustrating if you come during a busy period. We were there at 10am...More

Thank Tony G
Management response:Responded yesterday

Hi Tony G, thank you for taking the time to leave a review! It's great to hear that you had a relaxing time and were able to hire the necessities to enjoy your time at the Springs :) While we do get busy sometimes, especially...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited in Winter and after a long day of skiing. The hot pools were perfect for my aching muscles! 3 different pools tiered down the hill, each gets a few degrees cooler as you go down. Personally the hottest one was my favourite but...More

Thank Chantelle B
Management response:Responded yesterday

Hi Chantelle B, thank you for the lovely review! So great to hear you enjoyed relaxing in the beautiful warm pools after a hard day's skiing, sounds like you've got the right idea of how to holiday in Tekapo! We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The pools need to be deeper as when you sit on the seats your shoulders are exposed to the freezing wind so you have to kind of squat on the bottom. For an adult couple I think $50 is very expensive for a two hour...More

Thank Erin T
Management response:Responded yesterday

Hi Erin T, thank you for taking the time to leave a review! You'll find that the seat depths do vary a bit between pools, so while some taller people might not be able to find a seat that quite accommodates them, most people should...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much fun to be had here! $25 for an hour of fun on the snow! The best thing is you don't even have to walk back up to the top! The conveyor belt takes you up to the starting point where one of the...More

Thank Hairbykatherine
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Hairbykatherine, thank you for the lovely review! It's awesome to see you two having so much fun on the tube, great shots! I hope you got some speed and maybe even a bit of air on the bumps :D Great advice too for guests...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful setting in the hot pools looking out over the scenery. It is a shame it is pricey especially when you have children who are required to pay adult prices at thirteen. There should be a family price. Kids are not adults...More

Thank Maree_martin
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Maree_martin, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our beautiful scenery and relaxing hot pools! We do in fact have a family rate which covers entry for two adults and three children (between 3-15...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went early evening, very busy with all the skiers coming off the slopes. Lots of kids, thankfully there is an adult only pool. The parking was a nightmare, changing rooms chocker with lots of people leaving clothing in changing room, could be because lockers are...More

Thank Jay R
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jay R, thank you for taking the time to review us and share your thoughts! We are a very popular attraction and this can on occasion make the Springs feel a bit crowded - however, watch this space! We have upgrades and renovations planned...More

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12 February 2017|
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Response from Joshua T | Reviewed this property |
Yes year round
3 February 2017|
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Response from Daniel E | Reviewed this property |
hi Vicky, I believe that this is just heated not a natural hot spring.
31 October 2016|
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Response from BrumSkee | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely no need, unless your a larger party in which case some heads-up might be appriciated. It's a large pooling area so space isn't really a problem anyway :)