We loved the geothermal reserve walk. Our tour guide Ray/ or Roy was so knowledgable and made the walk so much fun. The mud bath was also an experience we had never done before. Highly recommend.
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We enjoyed the freedom of the walk around the extensive geothermal area. The mud bath is a bit cheezy, but lots of fun nonetheless. The mud bath is a big muddy pool (rather than an actual mud bath) with pots of mud available to smear...More
We visited as a couple and did the guided tour followed by the private couples mud spa and sulphur pools. We weren't too sure if we'd make it in time for the guided tour, but we made an effort to get there early enough- really...More
I definitely think it was cool going at night and we were lucky that the weather had generally been good that day, although it still felt freezing and the heat of the pools almost stung because of the temperature difference (people uncomfortable with heat would...More
The mud pools themselves and the thermal pools afterwards were very enjoyable, and a good temperature. But I the walk itself is very grey-scale with no coloured rocks or waters - and overall, if we hadn't had a grab-one deal for the mud baths, I...More
Enjoyable soak in mud bath pool then mineral pools afterwards. Advised to wash off mud before entering mineral pools. However, weren't advised that it takes over a minute for the hot water to enter the shower system, so had to get most of the mud...More
We went in the evening and had a great time. The mud pool was fun. We covered ourselves with the mud from the baskets within the warm water pool. We then showered off and relaxed in the warm spa pool.
As my month long trip in Australia/New Zealand was coming to an end, I couldn’t think of a better way to relax and recoup than to have a spa day in the mud baths of Hells Gate. I would not call this a luxury spa,...More
Took tour with interesting and information guide it was a very cold day and the tour was not hurried and at the end of the tour we were seated and had a maori concert. After we expienced the lovely hot pools to warm up. Every...More