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Morere Hot Springs

State Highway 2, Morere, New Zealand
+64 6-837 8856
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Hidden Gem

Best described as an oasis. This is something to experience. I loved the walk to the hot pools at... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
735anneked
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Tauranga
It's OK

We read a lot of reviews about this place how good it was. Well we were there on an overcast rainy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gjsamson
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Halifax, Canada
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Therapeutic Natural Mineral Springs set amongst one of the largest tracts of lowland rainforest remaining on the East Coast.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“private pool” (14 reviews)
“hot pools” (34 reviews)
“native bush” (11 reviews)
LOCATION
State Highway 2, Morere, New Zealand
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+64 6-837 8856
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"private pool"
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"hot pools"
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"native bush"
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"stainless steel"
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"bush walk"
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"change rooms"
in 4 reviews
"per child"
in 2 reviews
"east cape"
in 2 reviews
"trees and plants"
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"natural surroundings"
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"picnic area"
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"wood pigeon"
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"non swimmers"
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"beautiful setting"
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"two hours"
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"rainy day"
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"new zealand"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Best described as an oasis. This is something to experience. I loved the walk to the hot pools at the back. Really worth a visit and good hot soak.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read a lot of reviews about this place how good it was. Well we were there on an overcast rainy day. We were very disappointed with the hot springs, it was just like a very commercial swimming pool, the upper pools were just small...More

Thank gjsamson
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Wendy G, Manager at Morere Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is about the highly mineralized ancient seawater and this last bit of coastal native bush on the east coast and our beautiful Flora & Fauna. The caliphonts needed to be turned back on after our power cuts. Sometimes it takes time to realize they...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

It's been a long time since I visited, It was all that I remembered and more. Always relaxed after swimming here,and loved we had accommodation just across the road.

Thank Theresa C
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We visited the Hot Springs over Easter. The walks are wonderful and the paths, for New Zealand standard, very well maintained. We were lucky enough to be there on a day when the weather was perfect. We saw several different mushroom varieties, stunning bush and...More

Thank Rosalynn67
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We dropped in on this delightful place on our way to Gisborne. We had the lower private pool, which was bliss, though the 30 minutes were enough. The main outdoor pool (25°C) was great for swimming and cooling off. The indoor thermal pool was a...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

This needs a bit more funding to make it better. It is a bit of walk into beautiful NZ bush once you get there you sit in strange smelling metal pools. We had nice chats with people but felt quite removed from the lovely forest....More

Thank heykuri
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Wendy G, Manager at Morere Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thanks for your review, I totally agree, Morere needs much more funding, we are continually trying to get more, it has been a slow, long process. We can only hope that it happens, as Morere so deserves and needs it. The 400m path up to...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Second visit. Love it. Great bush walk , we did the long one & before & after relaxation in hot pools. Good coffee too & lovely staff. Loved the shop too & bought 2 pairs of earrings!

1  Thank Penny W
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

As well as having your normal hotpool and cold pool there are some pools in a natural setting with nikau palms around one side and changing rooms on the other. The pools themselves are stainless steel and very clean, and with the natural spring water...More

1  Thank Jo F
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

A great spot for a soak after a tramp around beautiful New Zealand. There were different temperature pools so that everyone had a pool that they could enjoy. The management was particularly friendly and was very helpful. My only concern is that the pools are...More

Thank Samuel G
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Cooler day at the beach, gave a great family reprieve. Beautiful pools great temperatures, excellent bush walks. Helpful and friendly staff.

1  Thank Suzanne P
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DanniJM
18 April 2018|
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Response from Wendy G | Property representative |
Yes, it is fine.
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swimmons99
11 November 2016|
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Response from Wendy G | Property representative |
$12 per adult, $6 per child. Check out web site. Open 10am to 6pm
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Jenny H
2 September 2016|
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Response from Wendy G | Property representative |
Sorry not on site across the road there is at Morere tearooms
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