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Address: Waikite Valley | RD1, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 333 1861
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Description: Waikite Valley Thermal Pools provides the opportunity to relax and...
Waikite Valley Thermal Pools provides the opportunity to relax and experience the pure natural geothermal waters from the Te Manaroa Spring. Facilities include The Pukeko in the Ponga Tree Cafe, a splash pool with adjoining toddlers play area, passive bathing pools, private spas, nature trail and separate changing, toilet and shower area for families. Waikite Valley Thermal Pools also offers powered and non powered campground sites.
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Great place to spend a few hours!

Wonderfully relaxing! Good selection of different pools. Peaceful surroundings, with well lanscaped gardens. Good for all ages.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom

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Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

A friend of mine who is a local introduced me to this place. A less expensive option than the more commercial ones. Perfect place for a soak during winter. There's a cafe for when one gets hungry too. Often come when visiting Rotovegas especially these cold winter months.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Wonderfully relaxing! Good selection of different pools. Peaceful surroundings, with well lanscaped gardens. Good for all ages.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Just 15 minutes from Fenton Road, lovely drive over the hill. Pools were only $15 pp including an eco walk of hot pools which was lovely. Pools were not too busy and not over commercialised which we wanted. Not keen on being jammed into a pool full of other peoples floating dead skin!! Hot chips are served in huge bowl... More 

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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This place really is the best place to go if you want to experience the geothermal round rotorua first hand. The different pool options and private pools are all awesome. Definite must do if visiting rotorua!

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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

went to this place with my 2 kids .they played in the big pool while i chilled out in the smaller spa pools ..the spot was amazing ,in the bush and far enough from the noise of traffic and shops ..lots of nice trees and a thermal river running beside it made a truly serene setting ...will definitly visit again... More 

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mark b, General Manager at Waikite Valley Thermal Pools, responded to this review

Thanks for the most complimentary review, we definitely believe as you do that our country setting adds a certain level of 'serenity' to the experience. see you again...soon! More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We loved this place! The access to the thermal pools and proximity to other attractions was fabulous. The campsite is 1/2 an hour south of Rotorua- about half way to Taupo. It is really close to Wai-O-Tapu which is a left turn off the highway from Rotorua and Waikite Valley is the right turn. We had a lovely night the... More 

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mark b, Front Office Manager at Waikite Valley Thermal Pools, responded to this review

Thanks for the amazing review, we really do appreciate feedback from our patrons. Yes, we are nice and close to a number of other attractions in the area with Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland being the closest ( just 10 minutes away). I take your comment that our campground facilities are relatively simple, hopefully all part of our rustic charm! More 

5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The Waikite Valley Thermal Pools were out in the country, a lovely drive and a great chance to see some New Zealand scenery. The pools were much cheaper than I was expecting, and the staff were so friendly and always reminded us to drink water to stay safe. There were 6 pools with a range of temperatures which allowed every... More 

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mark b, Front Office Manager at Waikite Valley Thermal Pools, responded to this review

Thanks for a fantastic review, we definitely endeavour to cater for everyone. Really pleased to hear that staff very both friendly and helpful, I will pass your positive comments on to them. Thanks so much for visiting, see you again soon! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Good experience with pools set in many themes. Also of different temperatures to suit needs. Quite private location and definitely recommend a visit to experience the therapeutic nature of the waters. It was also a nice change for us when we visited as the day was below zero during the morning.

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mark b, Owner at Waikite Valley Thermal Pools, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Most certainly we have had some cold days, just makes the pools feel all the better! More 

Galway, Ireland
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124 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

$22 pp bough us entry and a night stay in the motor park and we were able to take advantage of the pools again the following morning (we've been charged the same with no hot pools!) The pools are beautiful and we really enjoyed being able to move between temperatures. The snack bar is really generous with portions and the... More 

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mark b, Owner at Waikite Valley Thermal Pools, responded to this review

Really appreciate the great review and pleased that you not only found found our camping great value for money but also an awesome experience. See you again! More 

Waikato Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Little gem out in the sticks, beautiful hot pools , good food and clean and tidy. great for the old aching bones. all ages catered for will definitely return.

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mark b, Manager at Waikite Valley Thermal Pools, responded to this review

Thanks for your awesome review. yes we are definately rural, but still only about 20 kms south of Rotorua. Certainly good for the whole family, aching bones and all! More 

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Address: Waikite Valley | RD1, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 333 1861
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua

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