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“The ONE good thing to visit at Tekapo”
Review of Tekapo Springs

Tekapo Springs
Ranked #6 of 18 things to do in Lake Tekapo
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Located in beautiful Lake Tekapo, Tekapo Springs is a must-do for everyone, with a fun mix of relaxing and exciting activities. Soak in the stunning views from one of our 3 hot pools (36 - 39 degrees Celsius), all beautifully landscaped with native plants. Relax in our Steam & Sauna rooms and try the cold plunge pool. Children (and the young at heart!) love our Aqua Play Area with exciting interactive water features and shallow pool for playing in. There's a deep pool for swimming a few laps or jumping off the side. In summer, dare to ride the TRIPPO, an 11 metre high waterslide with three chutes providing hours of fun! In winter, get fit and have fun on our outdoor ice skating rink or try the thrilling 150-metre Snow Tube! Soak up some “me time” with a revitalising facial or massage at the Day Spa then sample the scrumptious menu at our fully licensed cafe. By night, Soak in the Stars with Tekapo Star Gazing, the only guided hot pools and star gazing tour in New Zealand.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We did the hot springs and the snow tube and enjoyed them both, even though there was hardly any snow left on the slope. The hot springs really did ease my aching feet and back and it was nice and quiet when we were there but I reckon it would be a lot different in the winter.

Thank Richard G
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Melanie R, Manager at Tekapo Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Oh Richard G, I wouldn't say we're the ONLY good thing in Tekapo - but we're certainly one of the best!! :D

So great to hear you had a good time, sounds like you might have just got in before we closed our Tube Park for the season as the snow was getting pretty low at the end there, but we're so glad that we were able to keep it open so long for late winter/early spring visitors to enjoy!

Thanks again for the kind words,
Melanie

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

a great spot to relax with return entry allowed on the same day, we also did the snow tubing (like tobogganing but way better) which was one of the best parts of our trip

Thank spage89
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Melanie R, Manager at Tekapo Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi spage89, thank you for the review! So glad to hear you loved the tubing, it was great that we were able to keep it open so long this year for late winter/early spring guests to enjoy!

Hope to see you back again if you're passing through Tekapo!

Kind regards,
Melanie

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with my young children (5,3,18 months). The tubing was great for the 5 & 3 year old (18mth old too small to participate), and fun for me with them. But a pretty basic track so might not be as enjoyable for those seeking more of a thrill. Staff were great. Hot pools were beautiful and wished we could have spent longer there (but had another activity planned before our drive to Christchurch). Would definitely recommend allowing some time to enjoy and relax

Thank Jess C
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Melanie R, Manager at Tekapo Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi Jess C,

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review!! Sounds like your family had a great time - we don't want to scare people off our family-friendly tube track! Hopefully next time you'll get to stay longer, maybe get a luxurious massage or facial treatment in our day spa and ride the TRIPPO waterslide with the kids in summer sometime!

Kind regards,
Melanie

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Visited here a few days ago with some friends. Reception staff both very friendly (guy and a girl) would be nice if they had name badges though. The pools where fantastic very warm and stunning view. I would love to come back one day.

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Melanie R, Manager at Tekapo Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi Anon,

Thanks so much for the great review! So glad to hear you had a good time with our gorgeous mountain and lake views! Apologies for the staff not having name badges, we are in the process of getting some shiny new ones for all our staff and some are taking a bit longer than others :) The guy would have been Jack and I'm sorry but I don't know who of our lovely female reception staff was on that particular day.

We'd love to have you back sometime!

Kind regards,
Melanie

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This place is AWESOME !!!!!! you can not miss this place. We travelled with friends and our teenage kids and everyone loved it. There are a range of hot pools with different temperatures to suit everyone. The even have a day spa for the travellers who want a little bit more relaxation.
Could not recommend this place more !!!!

Thank Alison B
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Management response:Responded 3 October 2017

Hi Alison B, thank you for the great review! We're so glad to be able to cater to everyone with our different pools as well as the Day Spa to relax and the snow tube in winter or the Trippo waterslide in summer for the thrillseekers!!

Kind regards,
Melanie

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