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Reviewed 31 March 2018

We only went for the pools, so I can't comment on anything else. They were lovely though - really nice setting (which often isn't the case with thermal pools), and a good variety of temperatures. The hot water running in the pool from the rockface is perfect if you want heat on your shoulders but not so much anywhere else. Nice and peaceful, although quite busy at times.
My only negative is the height of the seating - they're really a bit too low, which makes it difficult to sit in the water comfortably. (We also paid using a half price voucher - at $25 a pop full price, these are some of the more expensive pools around, but we easily spent three hours there, so still pretty good value.)

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Westie_Traveller
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

The natural geothermal features are interesting, but everything else looks neglected. The map is pretty useless, and there are no signs to point out the route. We had visited the “Craters of the Moon“ the day before and found that to be much better set out with excellent walkways and plenty of signage. The Wairakei thermal area is very much smaller but more intense. We did not try out the hot pools which might be worthwhile, but we found the walk around the area very disappointing in comparison to so many wonderful natural features nearby.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I’m a regular here when we visit Taupo
It’s a beautiful place to spend some time to rest and relax.
No children which is lovely too as its quiet
Can’t recommend highly enough :-)

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Janigel
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This place has different temperature spas set in authentic natural backdrops which adds to it’s ambience. The changing rooms are very clean although there is only one shower in the men’s side, although they do advise you not to shower afterwards. Good atmosphere and friendly staff.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BernardR792
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Lived in Taupo for years but never visited, Soo glad I have now, awesome service, atmosphere and we'll everything. Absolutely amazing, recommend to everyone!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Russell C
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