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After an 8.5hour drive round the East Cape the day before it was great to relax in these pools. The plunge pool is freezing but refreshing. Being in the rainforest is pretty cool too. Easy path makes them accessible. The cafe's toasted sandwiches are yummy.
There are a lot of geothermal wonders in New Zealand, and there are places with more to offer than Morere. But, if you can't get to those other areas (Rotorua or surrounding), this could be worth a visit.
The staff were very friendly, and the...More
Wendy G, Manager at Morere Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018
Thanks for your review, yes rustic, no frills is correct. If you are looking for geothermal wonders Rotorua is the place, we do not have bubbling water or geysers here. What we do have is very ancient fossilized water which is a rare example of...More
Take the short walk through the paved forest path and you'll be rewarded with not only beautiful Nikau and New Zealand fauna but the Nikau hot pools. So relaxing, esp. if you've been on the road for a while, the best way to unwind in...More
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
Wendy G, Manager at Morere Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018
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
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
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