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Address: Garnett Avenue | Te Rapa, Hamilton, New Zealand
Phone Number: 079585860
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Our weekly visit for swimming lessons

Changing rooms need to be updated. This area also needs to evaluated for heating. Hot water in showers is often near cold. Its not pleasant to get out of warm pools in the winter... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Briar03
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Waitomo Caves, null, New Zealand
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Swim here regularly and love that they have a hydro therapy pool, sauna and steam room as well as the lane swimming. For the more active there is also a gym. Great facilities for all the family.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Waterworld is a fabulous facility. I lived in Hamilton and whenever we wanted to do something fun but affordable this was our number one choice.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Changing rooms need to be updated. This area also needs to evaluated for heating. Hot water in showers is often near cold. Its not pleasant to get out of warm pools in the winter and then have to change in damp cold conditions. Swimming lessons are value for money and it is nice for the children to practice the skills... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We visit the pools on a regular basis for swimming lessons for our youngest son. We are lucky enough to swim in the hydrotherapy pool. In general, this is a good facility with varying pools including outdoor pools and a hydroslide in the warmer months. Creche for the children, cafe attached and gym.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I have visited a couple of different swimming pools and found Waterworld to be very restrictive. The facilities are good and their diving boards and pool is exceptionally good but for mysterious reasons, guest are not allowed to properly utilize the diving boards and diving pool. When I visited, I was allowed to jump off the 3 meter diving board... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This facility has everything required indoor watersports and the staff are very friendly and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

safe kids pool and great adult swimming lanes. lots of safety staff around ... they are using a lot of chemicals to keep the water clean, but I guess it's needed. Good time for the kids, especially on a nice sunny day when you can also use the outside play area.

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Hamilton New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I have been using the Hydrotherapy Pool off and on,since it opened due to injury for physiotherapy and also joined some of the classes for extra exercises.I am currently using the pool post op for hip surgery.It has a ramp for getting in and out and also seating areas in the pool. I find it fantastic and very beneficial.Nice and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The only pool in Hamilton with a hydroslide, it sounded like fun... Unfortunately the screamer wasn't working and the other hydroxide come with an unfortunate $5 per hour charge. Each pass lasts for an hour, the attendants will not allow you to ride before or after your allotted hour. So make sure you arrive at 10 to, not 10 past.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Te Rapa Waterworld is a great place for lovers of the water. Majority of the time the place is over run with children and families enjoying the various pools and occasional activities staff provide such as floating obstacle courses, slides and zorb like balls to run on the water. The outdoor pool is wonderful in summer and the outdoor area... More 

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