Onsen Hot Pools

Onsen Hot Pools
Onsen Hot Pools
Otago
160 Arthurs Point Rd, Arthurs Point, Queenstown
Description

While Queenstown is generally done at full pace, Onsen Hot Pools takes a step back to let you take in the beauty of the surroundings and simply relax. With uninterrupted views across the Shotover Canyon, their Cedar Hot Tubs are heated to 37.8C on warmer days and up to 39.8C during the winter and can accommodate up to four adults. Their natural setting is matched by the pure water captured on its endless journey between the sky and earth to continually fill and refresh the pools. With complimentary transport to and from Queenstown, Onsen Hot Pools is relaxation the natural way. [Provided by Onsen Hot Pools]

Directions

Shuttle Bus Collection Point:

Pick up from Bus Stop D in front of the Station Building, corner of Shotover and Camp St in central Queenstown.

They pick you up from this point 30 minutes before your hot pool booking (e.g. if your hot pool appointment is at 7pm they will pick you up at 6.30pm) and return you there afterwards.

Driving to Onsen from Queenstown:

Take Gorge Rd out towards Arthurs Point. Drive over the Edith Cavell Bridge, and past the Shotover Jet base.

Drive around the 2 sharp corners until the road begins to straighten out.

From there, climb the hill and watch for the Nugget Point Hotel on the right.

They are the next turning on the right after the hotel.

They are directly opposite the Swiss-Belresort Coronet Peak Hotel and Strike-bowl bowling alley.

Park behind The Framing Studio.

Follow the signs toward the river.

They are a 10 min drive from Central Queenstown.

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Bather Reviews
7
NOT THERMAL HOTWATER! Pools are artificially heated and there is no mention of this. This listing should not be on this website; I thought this site was dedicated to thermal pools only?
Rating: 1/10
Nick - Hastings
15th June 2016
6

Rating: -/10
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05th June 2015
5
It was fantastic. The staff were very nice. Great service. An amazing view of the sun setting on the snow capped mountain across the river valley. The facilities were very clean and really nice. The pool was wonderful and very private :0)
Rating: 10/10
Mac - NZ
10th January 2013
4
Awesome, good view, but had to walk down some steps and not signposted well
Rating: 10/10
Jason - New Zealand
29th April 2012
3
Onsen are awesome. A great experience all round. Will be going back for sure! Even went out and got a hot tub for home from www.stokedhottubs.co.nz Love visiting Queenstown.
Rating: 10/10
DJ -
8th July 2012
2
日本の温泉とはまた違う体験でした。景色が最高。夜は星空が見れるし、個室なので、日本のお風呂みたいに裸で入れます。クイーンズタウンに行ったら絶対お勧めです! Translation from Japanese to English with Google Translate: Japanese hot springs and also had a different experience. The best view. You can see the night sky, so private, like a naked bath in place in Japan. Queenstown. It is recommended to absolutely go!
Rating: 10/10
Midori O - Hiroshima, Japan
16th January 2012
1
That was the best activity of all in queens town. A must do Especially after the end of the day. We went twice during our week visit to q town, and wish we had more time to visit at least one more time!
Rating: 10/10
Jane - Bangkok
24th October 2010

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