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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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