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Care for a hot dip

There are change rooms right next to hot spring so it is easy to get ready for a warm "bath... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Nice park and free natural hot springs

It is very nice to soak in hot water in a completely natural settings . Water is so warm and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Taupo 3378, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are change rooms right next to hot spring so it is easy to get ready for a warm "bath" without having to worry about getting cold walking back to the car park.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is very nice to soak in hot water in a completely natural settings . Water is so warm and beautiful rocky settings . 45 minute walk from Taupo center . Or a few minutes drive , parking, toilet and change room . No charge...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Easy to get to through a lovely park, they are building changing facilities at the minute but even with that there we had a lovely time. The water is like a bath, so clear and hot! There are a number of pools following the stream...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

An amazing walk from Huka Falls to the Spa. It bucketed down raining the day we were there and its a long walk but worth it. We were drenched when we got to the spa and it was full of people from all over the...More

1  Thank p c
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This attraction is free. It is on the way from Taupo town to Huka Falls. Wear your swimsuit before coming to this place since there is no adequate place to change your clothes. Spa itself is really warm enough to relax muscles.

3  Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Lovely little hot stream running into the Waikato river,We travelled June 2018 and the council were building changing rooms next to the stream,Handy as its a 350 metre walk from the car, Loved it!

1  Thank bfl51
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Loads of steam, a faint eggy smell and bubbling mud - Everything you want in a thermal park and more. Very reasonable entry fee and easy to while away a couple of hours whilst getting in those valuable fitbit steps. Lots of interesting notices explaining...More

2  Thank BarryW1970
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Wow what a amazing walk very beautiful place to visit. Luv coming back to Taupo it’s so beautiful. We will be back.

1  Thank Jelly65
Reviewed 10 June 2018

nice and convenient place to stay and play in Taupo to enjoy the whole facility in the resort: such as spa, yard, little animals, car parking, kitchen facilities...

Thank Danni W
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We always stop here to allow our dog to run around and explore. Its got a lovely range of walks, there are thermal waters and children play areas. They have dog friendly drinking areas as well

2  Thank poppylover
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18 April 2016|
Response from Karlos F |
June here is mid Winter, Granted Nz has a very Mild Winter.. Making this place perfect for a dip
18 April 2016|
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Response from BavarianAdventuress | Reviewed this property |
...but the water will still be warm :)