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Great little find

We stayed in Turangi for the weekend with extended family. We were hoping to get a great day in at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tauranga, New Zealand
Amazing after a day boarding

My boyfriend has been coming here for years and took me here after a wet, cold and tiring day... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Rach S
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Mangaroa Street | Tokaanu, Tokaanu, New Zealand
+64 7-386 8575
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here after a day out exploring for a soak in the main pool. The signage to the main pool needs to be better, its a bit like a rabbit warren getting there from the reception area! There were also hoses lying in the...More

Thank daregirlzone7
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Turangi for the weekend with extended family. We were hoping to get a great day in at the snow but the weather was cold and bleak. We spent a bit of time up the mountain but the kids got too cold so...More

Thank carlyleclan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here after a morning exploring the snow. We used the public pool but I have also heard the private mineral pools are a must do. Very cheap but clean facilities and we feed the trout after swimming and walked around the thermal walkway.

Thank tracyand2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here to have a soak in the mineral pools heading inside, the sales person was uninterested and didn't offer any help as we hadn't been here before. Be very aware that the public pool is only Thermally heated and was over chlorinated, which...More

Thank happyoneRussell
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend has been coming here for years and took me here after a wet, cold and tiring day boarding on the mountain. Was absolute bliss soaking in the hot water. Nothing flash but hey it’s low key and relaxing. Price is great too, $8...More

Thank Rach S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We have visited these pools many times over many years, the whole facility is actually holding up pretty well. It would be nice to see it get a facelift but it has always been clean and tidy when we have visited. We always start off...More

Thank Glen E
Reviewed 22 May 2018

A 40 min car journey down from Taupo delivered us to the entrance to the hot pools. Very low key welcome, almost uninterested, little or no refreshments available so not a great start. Basic cheap price to enter so could not complain to much. The...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Seeing the signs, we impulsively stopped for a soak as we drove through town. We booked a private pool, thought it was rather dated but still happy to use. Until i got in and realized how much hair was in the pool with me. And...More

Thank Jaya1460
Reviewed 15 April 2018

After our spa pool died at home last year we have tried many soaking holes around the extended waikato and beyond. This spot is by far the best bang for our dollar and yes we have been to the flashy in rotovagas. it may not...More

Thank brendarowan
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Although the pools are a bit old, the place is good and pleasant and the staff members are very friendly. The prices are fair as well. There is also a walk path of about 15 - 20 minutes where you can see some thermal activities....More

Thank William L
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