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State Highway 1, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 7-374 8004
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our surprise started with trying to find the place. After turning off the main highway at a large official sign, we were on a rough gravel road, driving through harvested forest. We were sure this couldn't be the correct road ... but it was. A...More

Thank Doreen B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We enjoyed taking two American friends to this amazing natural thermal valley. In spite of light rain, it was wonderful to witness natures awesome forces. Geysers, bubbling mud pools, and a kalidiscope of colour as water trickled over the rocks leaving the stain of various...More

Thank KiwiTesse
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Costs more than Craters of the Moon, but if you're only seeing one of them, then see this one. The tracks are well maintained and the gift shop has a great variety. Make sure you take a dip in the hot springs river just down...More

Thank Duncan_Lithgow
Reviewed 26 July 2018

These pools are situated just north of Taupo and are easy to find. There is a choice of several pools with varying temperatures in a pleasant garden setting. Reasonably priced and change rooms and lockers are available

Thank Marj I
Reviewed 20 July 2018

On an overcast drizzly day, we enjoyed over an hour of bliss in these thermal pools. No young children permitted which added to the tranquility. Will visit again.

Thank JoyTony1955
Reviewed 4 June 2018

No tour guides, no fancy tourism gimmicks, take a walk on the wild side and Mother Nature goes Boom Schakalang Boom Boom, Walk the boardwalks thru an enchanted world, step off the path and no second chance, Climb the mountain as you pass thru steam...More

Thank Hevnkev K
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Clean changing rooms and pools No children allowed- an absolute bonus and luxuary to not have brats splashing around and screaming. This place is so so peaceful you can hear the native birds in the trees. Different temperature pools allowed everyone to find their comfort...More

Thank bigplans28
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Don't. Cafe is grubby. Coffee ick. The food looked stale and uninvitimg. We decided to avoid the walk. No maintenance and cleaning happening here.

Thank tripsta00
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place after visiting Huka Falls for a bike ride (highly recommended). It’s very cheap (it was $30 for two adults and two kids) and a good little self guided walk. Nothing spectacular, but very interesting. They even have ‘guard’ chickens, beware...More

Thank don i
Reviewed 17 April 2018

What a wonderful experience. So different & of course a very warm place to be. You can drive all the way through it taking in all the sites it has to offer & at the top you can look down & take some Fab photos.

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Response from Patrick H | Reviewed this property |
Not really - thermal track walk is a bush track only. The house is accessible from the side but steps inside. Sorry for the delay in responding