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Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort

103 Napier-Taupo Rd, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 2913
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Ranked #20 of 43 Activities in Taupo
Type: Spas
Owner description: Living Waters Spa at Taupo DeBrettsA Volcanic Spa ExperienceRelax your body and soothe your soul in the tranquil world of this unique spa experience.... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Hastings, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

tall gates hiding the pleasure below a long walk down the hill surrounded in native fauna, with glimpses of pools below. Friendly staff and then time to settle in pools of differing temperatures that ease the stiffness out of tight and sore muscles. go into either the public pools or spend some time in a private pool. Great place, great... More

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

Kia Ora Tommaggie50, Thanks for your lovely review of your visit to Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs. We really appreciate your honest and delightful feedback, we look forward to your return. Many Thanks Michelle More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Sure if you have some aches and pains it hold some value, or if you are riding the pretty average water slide...maybe? In my opinion this place is certainly not worth a $22 admission fee. But my main beef with this place is the kids charge. 3-12 years old I think was the range at $11. My son is a... More

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

Kia Ora Pmack5, Thank you for reviewing Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs. We're really sorry to hear you did not enjoy your recent visit. Our pricing is very similar to other Hot Pool attractions and includes outdoor and private pools, dragon slide and warm water playground, return as often as you like until 9.30pm. We are a family owned business and... More

Taupo, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I always like returning to debretts for a relaxing soak, but a recent trip to another newer baths has got me thinking...why don't they provide showers to clean before getting into the baths like Japanese spas? Especially the private pools, there's a shower, but they say no soap. So in the private pools you are getting in there with other... More

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

Kia Ora Centralplateau, Thanks for your review of Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs, we really appreciate your honest feedback. We are continually looking at improving our facilities and are currently reviewing a maintenance plan, your suggestions have been duly noted and passed on to our management team for their consideration. Our mineral pools are drained, cleaned and refilled every night to... More

Perth, Australia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
34 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We were lucky to have a discount card so we saved a little on the entry fee. While the fee is a little expensive $22 without the card, $15 with the card it does give you all day entry and you can come and go - which we did. It has great slides and fun things for kids and the... More

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

Hello Jozcat, Thanks for your outstanding review of your visit to Taupo Hot Springs recently, we're delighted to hear you visit every time your here in Taupo, we really appreciate it. Great to hear that you enjoyed our newly installed LED Lighting. We look forward to seeing you again. Warm Regards Michelle More

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Wish I could say it was after a days skiing, however, the mountain was closed so this was plan B. What a great way to spend a cold, wet afternoon with a slide and play area for kids and different temperature pools. I'd go back again.

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

Kia ora Emma B, Thanks for taking the time to write a lovely review of your recent visit to Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time at our complex. Our minerals pools are quite a popular choice in the ski season and wet weather, the best way to warm up and absorb all the health... More

Melbourne
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

A great spot to experience the thermal experience at a reasonable price and if you have a spa treatment entry is free. The variety of temperature in each pool guaranteed a perfect soak for all. We visited in winter and found that the change room floors were also heated - a great touch! The trek (100m) down the entry road... More

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

Kia Ora Noshtalgia, Thanks for your wonderful review of Taupo Hot Springs, we are so glad you enjoyed your soak in our mineral pools, we just recently installed geothermal under floor heating in booth changing rooms to keep all guest cosy and warm over the colder period. We do allow driveway access to seniors and visitor's with mobility issues, Super/Gold... More

Wanganui, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

4 of us visited the thermal hot pools and found a good range of temperatures and very relaxing atmosphere. Unless of course you try the water slide! Very exhilarating hitting the cooler water of the landing pool. A great time had by all.

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

Hello NotistBodds, Thanks for your review of your visit to Taupo Hot Springs, we're delighted to hear you had such a great time, our hydro slide is quite a popular feature for all our visitors, glad to hear you enjoyed it. Warm Regards Michelle More

Wellington, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

For the price they charge and given that Taupo enjoys such modern, beautiful, massive and cheap baths, you'd expect the DeBretts to offer something really special -they don't. The young kids area is cold and dull, the only real atrraction (yet still not as half good as that of the baths) is only available to bigger kids (under 7 forget... More

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

Kia Ora DeeeeDoooo, Thank you for your honest review of your June visit to Taupo Hot Springs. We're really sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience at our thermal complex. We apologise if our staff were not helpful and friendly, we take great pride in offering the best customer service we can offer, we have spoken to our... More

Taumarunui
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

An excellent and safe environment for family and individuals. All-round success. My family and friends have spent many occasions at this venue. Very safe, friendly and affordable too.

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

Kia Ora aroha1, Thanks for your review of Taupo Hot Spring, We are so happy to hear you and your family visit our iconic thermal complex regularly. We comply with health & safety practises at all times, staff are always on-hand to offer assistance when needed. We look forward to your next visit. Warm Regards Michelle More

Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A wonderful place to relax with the children either after a day skiing or simply as a means of relaxation on its own.

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

Hi NigelT56, Thank you for your review of your recent visit to Taupo Hot Springs. Glad to hear you enjoyed our pools, particularly ideal to visit us after a long fun day on the snow mountains or to unwind. We look forward to your next visit. Warm Regards Michelle More

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