Your Guide to all of New Zealand's
Thermal Hot Pools AND Hot Springs.
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Featured Hot Pools
Hot Tubs Omarama
At Hot Tubs Omarama the dream has become a reality after four years of planning, gaining consents and creating the rocky landscape for the private hot tubs Lance and Jan Thomas are “wowing” visitors and locals alike with their healthy Spa complex on State Highway 8 in Omarama. Day or night you can soak in a private outdoor Hot Tub filled with fresh mountain water, no chemicals are added and you adjust the temperature to...
A.C. Baths
Nestled into a quiet valley, AC Baths is the perfect location to soak away your cares. Hot private geothermal mineral pools are self contained with their own garden setting, shower and change area. Temperatures range from 39 to 42 degrees and are perfect to keep you warm and eliminate any aches and pains. Complemented by a sauna and steam rooms plus a huge indoor and outdoor leisure pool at a warm temperature of 35...
Tokaanu Thermal Pools
Tokaanu is a small village situated in a very pleasant quiet spot with a stream running through it. Boasting a Thermal bathing area a taonga of the Ngati Kurauia people a hapu of Ngati Tuwharetoa, which for generations has been recognised as having the 'wai ora (healing waters)'.The thermal waters and steam in generations past was used for puia (cooking with the steam) and boiling harakeke (flax) for raranga (weaving). This still happens today.Come...
Waikite Valley Thermal Pools
The Living Waters of Waikite Valley Thermal Pools is located halfway between Taupo and Rotorua and was established in 1972. 10minutes off the main road and well sign posted.Using the natural geothermal water (No chemicals added!) the complex sports a splash pool, sit n soak pool, a brand new tranquil garden pool and 2 private pools (temperature controlled by you!).A short 5 minute walk will take you to the Te Manaroa spring, which is...
Polynesian Spa
Welcome to Polynesian Spa! Experience for yourself why readers of the prestigious Conde Nast Traveller magazine voted us as one of the top ten spa's in the world in the natural, medical and thermal category 2004-2007, and 2009.Set in a New Zealand native bush environment, our Lake Spa Retreat offers deluxe mineral bathing and a comprehensive range of spa therapies. Just for adults to unwind in, is the Priest Spa (believed by some to...
Hell’s Gate – WaiOra Spa and Wellness Centre
Kia Ora and Welcome to Hell Gate, the BEAST of geothermal parks in Rotorua.Rotorua’s first destination spa, Hells Gate has been known as a place of healing and wellbeing for more than 800 years. Its many hot springs laden with minerals, combined with the “silky” smooth geothermal mud from its geothermal activity creates a unique New Zealand spa experience. Let the hot spring sulphurous waters of the “Hurutini” pool, name after a Maori “Princess”...
Mount Maunganui Hot Salt Water Pools
For centuries, the ocean has healed and re-energised us...the benefits of warmed seawater include its ability to rebalance and detoxify our bodies.Salt water bathing is believed to improve mobility by easing muscle and joint inflammation, and general aches and pains.Today, those healing properties remain, and it's all right here beneath the majesty of Mauao, Mount Maunganui.Open Monday - Saturday 6.00am - 10.00pmSunday and Public Holidays 8.00am - 10.00pmYou can get cold drinks, hot coffee,...
Te Aroha Holiday Park and Hot Pools
Te Aroha is a pretty rural town on the foot of Mount Te Aroha (950m) that makes a great base for exploring the Waikato area, Coromandel and Tauranga, all within an hour's drive!The Holiday Park was established from a 100 year old homestead with stately oak trees providing plenty of shade.Accommodation options include powered camp sites, comfy wooden cabins and fully serviced en -suite family cottages sleeping up to six people. All cabins and...
The Lost Spring
Experience the magic of Whitianga's luxury Day Spa and Geo-Thermal Pools. Wander through tropical gardens, relax amongst a New Zealand bush setting, and soak in 100%Pure thermal spring waters in sculpted pools.Let The Lost Spring Day Spa pamper you with massages and treatments in luxurious tree-top therapy rooms. Dine poolside, in The Cafe or on the Sky Deck, and let yourself be waited on by friendly staff.
Parakai Springs
Unleash Northwest's best kept secret for the ultimate day trip. Just over 40 mins from Auckland's CBD lies one of New Zealand's natural geothermal wonders - Parakai Springs.Large indoor and outdoor pools and two thrilling hydro-slides have been the main attractions for decades.BBQ and picnic areas are situated throughout the park and options for hiring marquees for groups is also available.If you are not wanting to prepare your own food take advantage of the...
Latest Reviews
  • charlotte
    Was at the lake for a science field trip. The water was tested and a temperature of 40 degrees at least and a pH of 3. So not ideal at all for swimming.
    Lake Rotowhero - Hamilton
    10th September 2015
  • Jimmy Courtney
    Omarama is in North Otago,not the Mackenzie or Canterbury as some people think.If in doubt,ask a local.Information centres should atleast know where they are would be a good start.
    10th September 2015
  • Nicole
    Wow what a HUGE DISSAPOINTMENT!!!!!!!!! Sapphire springs is a place my family and I have been staying for years, absolutely beautiful place! What a shame about the customer service we received on our last stay, SUE in particular. And I see in above comments her name has been mentioned a few times for the same thing. My partner and i and two of our close friends booked in for a nights stay, we were told upon arrival that there...
    12th September 2015
Latest Photo
Rotorua Accommodation with Thermal Pools
Lake Tarawera. Supplied by
Peach Tree Hot Springs
Bob Young Collection, Department of Conservation. Shows bushmen working in the logging industry cleaning up in a hot spring close to Peach Tree camp
Peach Tree Hot Springs

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