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The Waterworks

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A very Good Day at the Waterworks Coromandel

Me and my friend went to the waterworks on the 9th of December for the five dollar day. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LoganN109
What a fun day out

The waterworks was such a fun day, lots of things to see and do, we will bring the family back. Not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MichelleW0794
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my friend went to the waterworks on the 9th of December for the five dollar day. It was exactly the same from last year, but they had a structure made out of posts and mussel ropes. No sign to inform us of what...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LoganN109
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waterworks was such a fun day, lots of things to see and do, we will bring the family back. Not just for kids, adults can have fun too. A genuine coromandel hidden kiwiana treasure.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MichelleW0794
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guide books and info centers talk of this place as fun and full of creative water sculptures. Not true, creations are very simple and not very creative. Mostly it is about shooting water at others or yourself. Or pumping water up to see it go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit but thought the site could use a bit of a clean up and some of the attractions needed repairing.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Return trip, was so much fun again. Each time we go the kids find new things to see,touch,try and talk about

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank weekendtraveller363
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We recently drove over to Coromandel Town, and up to the Waterworks. We enjoyed the many zany creations and information boards. We also tried out all of the rides, even the ones on the kids' playground. The adult zip line was a hoot. That was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

The place is creatively designed complimenting the natural environment. Besides the fun water activities and playground for kids, there is a Swing and a flying fox for adults too. Nice place for a family picnic too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Odyssey825425
Reviewed 15 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leki9
Jeff H, Owner at The Waterworks, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thanks for your comments, we take on board what you have to say.

Reviewed 9 October 2018 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?

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gigisma
Reviewed 7 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lynn W
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Misswg
14 December 2015|
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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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