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The Waterworks

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Worthy of a visit.

My partner and I spent a few hours here and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The Waterworks is full... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Leki9
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Tauranga, New Zealand
This was so much fun

We could have stayed for longer but had a four hour turnaround. My 8 year old and 12 year old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gigisma
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Release the child within and experience New Zealand's quirkiest theme park. Voted by AA Tourism as a must-do Kiwi experience The Waterworks is a theme park with a difference. Set in 5 acres of native Coromandel Bush and just 10 minutes from...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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471 The 309 Road | Coromandel Town, Coromandel 3581, New Zealand
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+64 7-866 7191
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All reviews all ages swimming hole great fun kids and adults water works water activities getting wet recycled materials water powered change of clothes lots of water couple of hours a lot of fun great place to visit whole family few hours new zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My partner and I spent a few hours here and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The Waterworks is full of fun facts and imaginative water sculptures made from old and varied things. There are many interactive displays. The setting is very pleasant with a beautiful river...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We could have stayed for longer but had a four hour turnaround. My 8 year old and 12 year old absolutely loved it. Loads to do and really unusual fun and imaginative creations. You will definitely get sprinkled with water?

Thank gigisma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three generations of our family went there today. Lovely sunny day and we all had lots of laughs and fun. There are so many interesting things to see and interactive displays to work. Obviously it’s been there a long time and it would be interesting...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

We found this by chance when researching New Zealand. It was fantastic. The creations are clever, fun to play with and great if you want to get each other (you can avoid it)!! My 12 year old said he had more fun than at Universal...More

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jeedho, Owner at The Waterworks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

How ever you found us we are glad you did and had such a great time. Thanks for reviewing us. Happy and safe travels Jeff

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing day at The Waterworks in Coromandel! So much fun for all ages, highly recommend! Plenty to do there any time of year. A "must do"!

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jeedho, Owner at The Waterworks, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time to comment and great news that you had such a wonderful time.

Reviewed 19 July 2018

A thoroughly enjoyable place for young and old to go to. There is something for everyone, including those who are mobility impaired. There are many jokes and anecdotes to read and amuse you as you go around. Be sure to try everything....there are a few...More

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jeedho, Owner at The Waterworks, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review our park. We all work hard to make it an enjoyable experience for everyone.

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Would highly recommend! There's heaps of different things to do here, and the park is filled with quirky attractions that the whole family can enjoy. Definitely not just for kids with loads of creative exhibits, quirky humour, and fun things to play on. The food...More

Thank nsm2002
jeedho, Owner at The Waterworks, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thanks for the review, so happy you enjoyed the place. I have some great staff and they will be so please to know you loved their coffee.

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place, even on a chilly day. The young kids (5, 8 & 12) enjoyed every minute of this rustic adventureland and the old kids (42, 70 & 76) did too. It’s been years since we’ve been here, and there are great new...More

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jeedho, Owner at The Waterworks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Really appreciate you taking the time to review the park, thanks and I look forward to seeing you all again soon. Just call me if I can help with any arrangements.

Reviewed 28 June 2018

Enjoyed this park very much. Great for small children. And the collies are fantastically friendly; enjoy you throwing sticks for them. Would highly recommend this place as it makes children think about things. The water pumps, the weights / bucket device, the solar pump etc....More

Thank Colin M
jeedho, Owner at The Waterworks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Hi Colin, really appreciate your comments.

Reviewed 25 June 2018

What a place to go for the day, take a picnic, enjoy all this amazing place has to offer. True kiwiana experience. From adult fun to pint size fun, art fun at it's best.

Thank Lisa F
jeedho, Owner at The Waterworks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thanks for visiting and thanks for making the comments.

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Misswg
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Hello, A friend of mine and their family built and invented these gardens some years ago (but new owners these days). Anytime even just 2 hours is worth the visit... it is humorous, educating and fun. Afterwards (depending... More
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