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Glacier Hot Pools

Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 800 044 044
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US$337.65*
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Heli-Hike Franz Josef Glacier Walk
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“private pool” (101 reviews)
“hot pools” (183 reviews)
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Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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+64 800 044 044
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got entry to this hot pools as it was packaged with Heli hike (Franz Josef Glacier Guides). The pool was rather quiet and serene. As we did not upgrade to a private pool, the basic free package only included entry. No towels, mo robes...More

1  Thank Wai Kit F
Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia ora Wai Kit F Thanks for taking the time to place a review on Trip Advisor, we're glad you found the pools to be a good place to relax after your Heli Hike. Take care and safe travels. Nga mihi Lucy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hot pools are really beautiful, but I was expecting more. It’s just hot pools: no sauna, no steam bath, no cold water pools. The lockers are not free to use and they are too small.More

Thank barsegh
Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Barsegh Thank you for taking the time to review the Glacier Hot Pools. We're glad you found them to be beautiful but sorry to hear that they did not meet your expectations in terms of additional facilities. We are always grateful for feedback...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hot spring pools in the middle Of the mountains! Very relaxing with 3 public pools 36C, 38C and 40C water temperatures. I wish I can come back here again v soon.More

Thank hokkienmee
Lucy L, Marketign mnager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Hokkienmee Thanks so much for taking the time to place your review on Trip Advisor. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to the pools and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Glacier Hot Pools in future. Ngā mihi, nui...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had been booked to go on the heli hike but due to terrible weather we went to the hot pools instead and when we did the heli hike the next day they refunded our entrance fees to the hot pool. The three hot pools...More

Thank jenniferellenwilkins
Lucy_L_NTT, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Jennifer Thanks so much for taking the time to place your review on Trip Advisor. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to the pools and we're grateful for your feedback which we'll pass on to our front line team. Thanks and again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was the perfect combination. After a couple of hours walking towards a glaciar and feeling tired, these hot pools were gladly welcomed! Your body is aching and - if you don't enter the pools - it will be worse the next day. And so...More

Thank AdemarioIris
Lucy_L_NTT, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora AdemarioIris Thanks very much for your review on Trip Advisor, we're really glad you enjoyed your experience at the Glacier Hot Pools. We agree it's the perfect way to unwind after a day exploring the Franz Josef region. Many thanks and safe travels....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sulphur smell takes time to get used But if you are in hot pool for 45 mts , you body feels very light and it's a nice experience.

Thank Manish T
Lucy_L_NTT, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Manish T Many thanks for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit and found it relaxing. Ngā mihi, nui mō tēnei rā Lucy

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although our glacier hike wasn't as strenuous as I was expecting, it was still nice to unwind in the hot pools. We did the private pool, and although we didn't go in the public pools, we had a look around and quickly concluded that it...More

Thank Jason G
Lucy_L_NTT, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Jason Thanks for taking the time to place a review on Trip Advisor. We're so glad that you enjoyed your private pool experience at the Glacier Hot Pools and found it good value. We agree it's a great option to really relax and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These hot pools are very beautiful with forest surrounding them. We went on the evening during winter and they were quiet and had beautiful lights in the pool. The changing rooms were good-perhaps a little chilly!! Especially after getting out the pools. There isn't anywhere...More

Thank Laura P
Lucy_L_NTT, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Laura Thanks very much for taking the time to place a review on Trip Advisor. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit, we think the rainforest setting is pretty special too - and even more so in the evening! Thanks also for your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went to 3 different hot pools throughout NZ. This was by far my favourite. Only 3 pools to choose from, but great temperatures and there werent many people there. We were there in the evening and as the sun went down it started raining...More

Thank Hamish S
Lucy_L_NTT, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Hamish Thanks so much for your review, we are delighted to hear that we were your favourite hot pools in New Zealand! And yes, we agree the rain adds to the experience as well. Many thanks and safe travels. Ngā mihi, nui mō...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a much welcomed stop on our travels. Essentially big bath tubs to chill in. Easily found off one of the main roads in Franz Josef (plenty of signs). The centre is massive and can't be missed. Price is $28 per adult for no...More

Thank Matt A
Lucy_L_NTT, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Matt Thanks for taking the time to place your review on Trip Advisor, we really appreciate your feedback and are looking into options for lockers and storage options. I'm glad the pools were easy for you to find in town and that the...More

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Shreya H
17 June 2017|
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Response from Wanda F | Reviewed this property |
hi no need uf you stay in town. It is in centre of town. Great to relax.
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kelly B
23 March 2017|
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Response from NisheshV | Reviewed this property |
no booking required for hot pools. if that what you mean by spa. Apr should be fairly a non peak so may not be required
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Judith L
10 March 2017|
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Response from LJD1250 | Reviewed this property |
I couldn't smell chlorine and went under water a lot with no problem.
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