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Address: 103 Napier-Taupo Rd, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-378 8559
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Description: Living Waters Spa at Taupo DeBrettsA Volcanic Spa ExperienceRelax your...
Living Waters Spa at Taupo DeBrettsA Volcanic Spa ExperienceRelax your body and soothe your soul in the tranquil world of this unique spa experience. This is where the healing mineral waters of DeBretts Hot Springs combine with therapeutic massage and luxurious body treatments to leave you feeling amazingly relaxed and rejuvenated.Each treatment starts with a complimentary soak in the therapuetic warm waters at Taupo Hot Springs. Then, enjoy a unique New Zealand treatment including massage, Hot Volcanic Rock Massage, Warm Thermal Mud Wrap or Tribal Body Ritual. Rejuvenating Facials and other body and beauty treatments make this a spa experience you will not soon forget.
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A nice place to go and relax

The car park for this resort is on the hill located near the Hilton Hotel. You then need to take a fairly long walk down a steep hill to reach the pools. We found the pools to be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
WillemLab
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Richards Bay, South Africa
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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My wife and I came here for our first ever massage experience. She had a 75 min Fassage and I had a 75min full body massage. It was amazing. Friendly, professional staff in a clean and welcoming building. Recommend to anyone wanting to relax for a while.

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello Mark O, Thank you for your wonderful review, great to hear you both enjoyed your treatments at Living Water Spa. We wish you all the best in your future journeys. Kind Regards Michelle More 

Lowestolf
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

There was nothing to dislike We stayed two nights on a powered site in a motorhome ,probably the best park we have stayed in so far .staff friendly and helpful all amenities very clean ,Spa pools a bonus nice and relaxing at the end of the day $11.00 for a 24hour pass .I would highly recommend a night or two... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello Graham C, Thank you for writing such a delightful review, it was a joy to read. We wish you all the best in your future travels and hope to see you again one day. Kind Regards Michelle More 

Napier, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We have always stopped at DeBretts for a nice soak on our way through Taupo however this trip will be our last. Two adults and Two children cost $74.00 and we were only there for an hour. Yes they have added two new hydro slides but you now need to pay $7.00 per person to use them, this now means... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello Aussie20142014, Thank you for reviewing your visit to Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs, sorry to hear of your unhappy experience. Admission reflects entry to all facilities: Outdoor/Indoor Private Pools and Interactive Water Playground, return as often as you like until 9.30pm, if you shop around you'll find our pricing is the most reasonable in terms of a thermal complex. You... More 

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This thermal spa park is the main reason we stay so long in Taupo every time we come. We've tried other more "exclusive" thermal spas in the area but found them lacking. Debretts spas are the cleanest in the area, and with no extra charge to use the private pools we love it. Something for everyone, numerous pools and spas,... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello Thabeardfromoz, Thank you for writing a wonderful feedback, we're delighted to hear of your experience at our Hot Springs and Water Park. We wish you all the best in your future travels and look forward to your return one day. Kind Regards Michelle More 

Richards Bay, South Africa
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
61 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The car park for this resort is on the hill located near the Hilton Hotel. You then need to take a fairly long walk down a steep hill to reach the pools. We found the pools to be nice and clean, and the active supervision by staff was good to see. The vegetation and grounds around the pools are well... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello WillemLab, Thank you for your honest review of your family visit to our Hot Springs and Water Park. Great to hear your enjoy your soak and the natural surroundings. You may not be aware that we have a café onsite in our accommodation reception which is open until 1pm (it gets very quite afterwards). We serve hot meal to... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We (the grandparents) were going to take the grandkids to the hot pools in Taupo so we arrived at De Bretts. A man returning to the car park stopped to talk to us and suggested we take them to the AC baths - he said it was cheaper, more for them to do and 'they wouldn't be bored after an... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello Topsy59, Thank you for reviewing your experience at Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs. Apologies if your visit was unsatisfactory. Our height restrictions for our hydro-slides comply with OSH standards, children must be able to stand comfortably at 1.2 metres as this is the depth of the slide pool. You may not be aware that we are a family owned business... More 

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Whilst campervan-ing around New Zealand we decided to treat ourselves and go a little over our budget for a more luxurious stay at a campsite. What sold DeBretts to us was the onsite spa and thermal mineral pools and if you're staying onsite you get a 50% discount. We opted for a current deal which was two nights for $60... More 

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Auckland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My partner and I headed here after a rainy day. We didn't go into the main pools as we arrived about 8pm, instead opting for a 35min soak in a private pool. Clean, well thought out and easy to use - a wonderful way to unwind and warm up before camping for the night. The lady charged us a little... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello DivaCJ, Thank you for writing such a lovely review about your visit to our Hot Springs, it's most definitely a great way to escape a rainy day, glad to hear you enjoyed your indoor private pool. Warm Regards Michelle More 

Auckland
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
35 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Sorry to only put an average rating, the rating I feel would be 'good' not 'very good'. We always go to AC Baths while in Taupo which we really enjoy, but as a treat I decided to take the kids to DeBretts this time (& pay the extra). Although the setting was lovely I felt a couple of things to... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Kia Ora luvggs, Thank you for choosing to visit Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs, we appreciate your valued feedback. We are currently replacing decking around the complex, at the moment all maintenance is on hold until after the school holidays, apologies for any inconvenience. Not many people are aware that we are in fact a family owned business that have been... More 

Telford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I went with my sisters. After an exciting day on the jet boat in Taupo we needed to relax. It was a rainy day but didn't matter. Couples might prefer the private rooms but best value to go on the open area with several pools one very warm and another slightly cooler. Another area specially for kids. Brilliant.

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello Tracey B, Thanks for taking the time to review your time at out Hot Springs & Water Park. Glad to hear you experienced all of our facilities. All the best in your travels. Kind Regards Michelle. More 

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