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Fernland Spa

250 Cambridge Road, Tauranga, New Zealand
0064 7 5783081
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Ranked #13 of 44 activities in Tauranga
Type: Spas
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Gilbert, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This spa is a wonderful place to unwind and leave the fatigue of the day as you soak in wonderfully refreshing 38+ degree water. We spent four days in Tauranga and every day finished with a nice invigorating soak. Clean and water is drained daily so it is fresh and no slimmy feel. One the way out of the spa.... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We are Tauranga locals who enjoy very much visiting Fernland Spa every few weeks. We usually choose a private bubbly spa for a wonderful relaxing hot mineral water soak. So pure, not a whiff of any chemicals just natural soda water. Always very clean and well cared for. The main pool has a more family feel with fern bush and... More

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St Arnaud, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I spent a few hours in the main pool, soaking away my cares and hoping the hot water would do my arthritic knee some good (it did, but only temporarily). I really enjoyed Fernland, it was not at all crowded and I even had the pool to myself for about an hour. The pool, grounds and change rooms were squeaky... More

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fernlandspa, Owner at Fernland Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Jane for the great review, we appreciate the time taken . Yes , the main pool has a wonderful relaxing atmosphere and is a great place to while away a few hours. Hope to see you again More

Tauranga, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We love coming here, the water is nice and fresh, you don't end up smelling of chlorine! We use both the private pool (bubbly one is amazing) and we go to the main pool with the kids, its great! The lighting around the main pool is beautiful. Its been there a long time, but the grounds are nice and tidy... More

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fernlandspa, Owner at Fernland Spa, responded to this review

Thanks , for the feedback. Yes Fernland Spa has been in operation for 47 years now , a true testament to its popularity . We are lucky indeed to be the present custodian and are working hard at making improvements yet maintaining its natural character. See you again soon. More

Melbourne, Australia
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150 reviews 150 reviews
103 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We went to Fernland at night, they have one main pool and the lighting is in among the trees surrounding the pool, it made for a really beautiful setting, The pool temperature was just right, the water is very clear, even though it is a mineral spring, it is not smelly like some at Rotorua. We had a very enjoyable... More

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fernlandspa, Owner at Fernland Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We are very lucky to have such lovely clear soft mineral water without the strong sulfur smell some other mineral pools have. The benefits of mineral bathing are an added bonus too. See you again soon. More

Levin, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We chose to go at night but should have done a daytime drive to familiarise ourselves with the route to get there. A navman would have helped. Anyhow when we finally got there the main pool was under repair so we had private room, given to us at a discounted price. We will remember that and come again. The spa... More

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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85 reviews 85 reviews
44 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We have visited Fernlands a couple of times over the past 4 years (when visiting our family in Tauranga).The setting is stunning and you get that "I'm in paradise" feeling. The pool water is crispy clear and warm. I understand they drain the pool every day, which explains the "good" feel the water has. We love going there late afternoon... More

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fernlandspa, Owner at Fernland Spa, responded to this review

Hi William , thanks for your feedback. Yes we do drain all pools each evening , the cleaners are in at 4 am and we start refilling at 6am. The water is as you say beautiful, clear mineral water and it is great to be able to enjoy this beneficial natural resource. As a geothermal complex we offer a different... More

Canberra Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The best way to describe this spa is as "an opportunity lost". First, make sure you bring cash because even if you have your savings or cheque account linked to your credit card their EFTPOS machines won't accept your card. Bring your own water, they don't offer any to you after the massage. They don't have their own masseuses on... More

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fernlandspa, Owner at Fernland Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback , we value comments to help us improve our facility. I am very sorry you were disappointed by our complex. You rightly point out we did not offer water for you after your massage and that has been rectified . Our complex is due to be painted again in 3 weeks after we finish our... More

Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

A pretty spot for a relaxing time out. The new gem stone wall and other upgrades are modernizing and old favorite. The mineral pools are the perfect temperature and cater for all ages. Gotta check this one out.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

No faux fiberglass boulders here or fantasy themes. A pleasant quintessentially informal NZ setting with clean soothing warm soda water doing wonders for your skin and mind. I recommend the private pools, economical and peaceful. No glitz, clean basic wonderfully relaxing. A half hour should do wonders for you.

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