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Ginns Ngawha Spa

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Address: Ngawha Springs Rd, Kaikohe 0472, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 4010442
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Stopped in on a hot 28 degree day for a hot pool experience. Been here several times and always seem to return. The faculties are a bit run down but they do there job, the lady at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Stopped in on a hot 28 degree day for a hot pool experience. Been here several times and always seem to return. The faculties are a bit run down but they do there job, the lady at the front desk is always charming and I enjoy returning, maybe next time in winter.

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I loved this place with it's smell and silty mud. My family on the other hand pulled their noses up at it all and disliked the experience. I found it relaxing and enjoyed meeting some Maori people as it seems a popular place for the locals. The temperature of the pools is excellent and varied and the mineral waters supposedly... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Family owned for generations, the facility at Ginns Ngawha Spa is a little more sterile than the springs at Waiariki Pools (the ones visible from the road, to the left of Ginns). This place has about 8 thermal pools open to the public, as well as a holiday unit available for rent at about NZ$80 per night, and a reasonable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

A perfect place to spend a wet afternoon/evening in the bay of islands. Friendly, welcoming and very relaxing.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The Ngawha Springs is a thermal area for the healing of the sick and wounded. In days gone past this was where the Ngapuhi came to heal their wounds after they had been to a battle. They would bathe in the healing waters while whanau made food for them. I was feeling like I was needing to heal some of... More 

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is exactly what I needed to unwind & relax. As other viewers have expressed, once you get over the "basics" of it all, it is very authentic and luxuriating. I actually got told that the local pool was better. I would have visited this one if I even knew it existed. DO NOT visit here, if you have an... More 

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Antwerpen, België
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The place is very laidback and rustic. First you´ll arrive there and have a doubt because of the smell, but once you´ll get into the pools you´ll forget the smell and really enjoy the experience. There are 8 different pools each with different temperatures. Make sure you stay overnight, because you´ll be able to go in the pools and enjoy... More 

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North Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Went with the family TWICE on our way through. Apart from your bathing suit and towels stinking for a week or so later, this was amazing. Rustic but REAL. You just can't do ANYTHING with a family for $20 anymore, and this was more fun than anything 10 times the price. Don't miss it. DON'T DUNK YOUR HEAD! Brain eating... More 

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melbourne
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We usually always go to the other ones next door but thought we'd give these one's a try for a change. The pools themselves were ok, but just lacking the authenticity and relaxed atmosphere of the other ones. The old rusty swing chair especially creeped me out. The temperatures indicated were definitely not accurate. The old lady proprietor waits for... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Initially we got there & went hmm, not what we were expecting. Very basic, very run down, but an experience all the same. My wife refused to get in the pools but the kids & I had a good time. My had a bit of fun rubbing mud over themselves. Did take a couple of showers to clean myself up

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Address: Ngawha Springs Rd, Kaikohe 0472, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 4010442
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kaikohe

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