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Wairakei Terraces

State Highway 1&5 | Wairakei, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 7-378 0913
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Loved It

Went here and loved the chilled, relaxed pools. Lovely environment. Hottest pool bit too hot to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
wez6699
,
Hamilton, New Zealand
via mobile
Well setup

We thoroughly enjoyed our short walk through the terraces and got sme amazing photos just a shame... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
pookess
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napier
via mobile
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thermal pools” (60 reviews)
“hottest pool” (14 reviews)
“man made” (18 reviews)
LOCATION
State Highway 1&5 | Wairakei, Taupo, New Zealand
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+64 7-378 0913
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here and loved the chilled, relaxed pools. Lovely environment. Hottest pool bit too hot to sit in for long but that was just me. Very relaxed and sociable experience chatting to other pool users. Tip: take bottle of drinking water as advised by staff....More

Thank wez6699
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our short walk through the terraces and got sme amazing photos just a shame it was overpriced paid $28 on special for 2 adults and 2 kids for a 20 min walk

Thank pookess
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by to soak in the springs but were turned away because of the stroller. The place did look nice. The person behind the counter was also quite friendly. They also had a few things on sale in the entrance area.

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here multiple times on trips to Taupo and it never fails to please! The setting is beautiful and peaceful even when it's busy (as no kids allowed) there are a range of pools from about 36/37 degrees to 40. You can soak...More

Thank tashabelle89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paid full price to wander around the park. Waste of time and money. There is very little to see and it seems there is a lot of work in progress. We didn't have time to stop in for the pools but I think that would...More

1  Thank NatashaRachael
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We were so grateful to our accommodation host for recommending these pools to us. Facilities were clean (although female change rooms seemed quite small as it was busy when we went). It is a short walk outside to the pools - I would recommend wearing...More

Thank Judith1016
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I found this gem while searching for things to do in Taupo. The hot pools were fabulous. Relaxing in a picturesque setting amongst the ferns and terraces. Nice graduation of temperatures and pools to explore. Friendly staff to greet you. This was our second visit...More

Thank Nuttykiwi
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

A great place to relax. The pools are nice hot natural thermal water, it's sooo relaxing. The gardens are really nice to.

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Beautiful afternoon spent soaking in various pools each varying in temperature. Lots o f space and we were lucky enough to go at a time when it wasn't very busy.

Thank Trudi H
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Best in taupo. Kid free which is what I like most. Clean water and beautiful scenery and decent price :) only thing that is annoying is it closes too early

Thank Stevee M
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karin1961
3 October 2016|
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Response from BonnieTaupo | Reviewed this property |
just turn up , huge pools, beautiful walk around, but have to pay for pool. have a look at grab one, often specials there.
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