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Ngawha Spa - CLOSED

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The black water was a bit unusual, but once immersed you didn't' care. The healing mineral waters... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Auckland, New Zealand
Unique New Zealand experience

Apparently the Maori have been using these hot water springs for years. The site has now been... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Martin C
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Ngawha Spa (formerly Ginns Ngawha Spa) is closed until further notice. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Ngawha Springs Rd, Kaikohe 0472, New Zealand
+64 9-401 0442
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

The black water was a bit unusual, but once immersed you didn't' care. The healing mineral waters were just what we needed after a days cycling. There were several pools with varying degrees of heat, Just brilliant. After our soak, we were in a more...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Apparently the Maori have been using these hot water springs for years. The site has now been developed a bit but the changing facilities are still very basic. There are about a dozen small square/rectangular pools lined with timber all outside. They differ in size...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Wohhhhh. Just like the very first time, great place. I love it. No trip to NZ is complete without visiting the place. Great place to visit with family or friends.

Thank Quest321181
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We had done a long cycle on the day that we went to this spa so it felt really great to sit in the warm baths and soothe our aching muscles. It takes a while to get used to the black or creamy baths because...More

Thank Lyndsay B
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Thus one is closed, but neighboring Waiariki hot pools is open, very reasonably priced and worth the visit.

Thank Ezra710
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This was a must go see and soak in the best natural mineral rich spa pools in the world. With various sized pools with natural native timbers encased each pool with a wooden floor as well, various temperatures from cool to very very hot and...More

Thank Mykara
Reviewed 12 November 2015

This property has been bought by the power company next door. They bought a chunk of land to expand, and ginns spa is on the land that has been bought. This business is closed permanently. Until further notice. Asbestos in the property. Please remove from...More

1  Thank gmossley
Reviewed 21 September 2015

I visited both Ginns and the Waiariki Pools hot springs next door, just so I could compare.......Unlike the Waiariki pools, Ginns is much more structured and manicured -- still probably considered run-down by those with urban expectations - but the result isn't as good, in...More

Thank roseandribbons
Reviewed 15 August 2015

When we drove up to the premises, we saw the sign closed for refurbishment. We were very curious because first we came a long way for its good reputation and second we didn't find any information on Tripadvisor about it being closed for the winter....More

7  Thank FluffyTaipei
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Stopped in on a hot 28 degree day for a hot pool experience. Been here several times and always seem to return. The faculties are a bit run down but they do there job, the lady at the front desk is always charming and I...More

Thank Lsas26
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