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Blue Baths

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The Blue Baths is a beautiful heritage listed Bathhouse located in Government Gardens, Rotorua. An iconic feature of the city, the art deco Blue Baths daringly offered mixed sex bathing for the first time in a public facility in New Zealand, way...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Government Gardens 1 Queens Drive, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-350 2119
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 February 2012

I was in Rotorua for a conference and we went to the Blue Baths for a cabaret evening. We had a fabulous time. They have theme evenings here which are well worth attending. Food was good, entertainment was good. The night we were there they...More

2  Thank catsongea
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Tried blue baths hot pools for the first time and it was a good experience but is the lAst place i'd go for hot pools. Pros: 1. Quiet since the place is not usually busy and packed 2. You can actually swim in the pool...More

3  Thank tinylyss
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Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

This show is so funny, I laughed until I cried and then some. The show is filled with entertaining characters, some are talented, some are outrageous and others are hilariously embarrassing. Definitely worth going to see!! Friendly tip: best enjoyed with a flowerpot of the...More

1  Thank lauraf6902
Reviewed 3 February 2016

dont miss it. very clever, very funny great entertainment Great show you should buy your tickets now and tell all your friends as well

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Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

A fantastic show, very talented people providing a tongue in cheek ribbing of talent shows. 17 acts that will have you laughing, thigh slapping and cheering the underdog. A great show for all ages. Get along and support this wonderful production.

Thank DGodber
Reviewed 3 February 2016

The Blue Baths play host to an excellent show. It is a 'talent' show but with only 5 extremely talented actors taking all the roles of the 18 different acts. The acting, singing and dancing is brilliant and the gags keep rolling. The MC is...More

1  Thank Ancdefgh987
Reviewed 3 February 2016

It is right in the heart of the government gardens. Parking is very convenient right in front. On a very hot day it was nice to cool off in the pool which has perfect temperature to relax aching bones. Entrance fee is very reasonable. Receptionist...More

Thank travellingdoctor48
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The Blue Baths is also a theatrical review. I saw a great show there last week, "The Choice", which is a take-off of the various competitive talent shows that proliferate on our screens these days. This mock TV filming of a live show was cleverly...More

Thank bazz2016
TheBlueBaths, Owner at Blue Baths, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2016

Thanks for coming to see The Choice - and thank you for your comments. Yes even the staff are still belly-laughing, and this is night 8! So much fun!

Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Every summer season the Blue Baths put on a musical review of sorts and this happens to be the best one yet!!! So much imagination and creativity has gone into the making of The Choice. Based on the format of reality talent shows, the writers...More

Thank ChewieChew
TheBlueBaths, Owner at Blue Baths, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2016

So glad you came to see The Choice, thank you! Yes, it is an original show cleverly written by our resident creative team and as you say, does feature an all-star kiwi cast. We are very proud to have The Choice on our stage for...More

Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

If you're in Rotorua, like to laugh A LOT and looking for something to do tonight, then this is the show for you!! Great from start to finish! I saw it a week ago and have not stopped talking about it!

Thank Kayla_Jayne_T
Reviewed 1 February 2016

On Sunday evening I had the pleasure of attending 'The Choice' at the Blue Baths in Rotorua. What a fantastic piece of theatrical entertainment. From the outset the laughs filled the room as we all identified with the ridiculousness the ensued. The parody of 17...More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I'll admit a random choice for putting a few lengths under the belt, but I had a fun couple of visits. A very interesting building and the staff were happy to give me a bit of the history! The old pool is under the current...More

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