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Ngawha hot pools

Ngawha Springs Rd, Kaikohe 0472, New Zealand
09 4010442
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Ranked #1 of 3 attractions in Kaikohe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Absolutely brilliant experience. A Must do for an authentic experience. Affordable for all, and friendly staff. If you're stuck for transport, email them, and a very friendly lady named carole may offer to transport you. Taxi's quote $150, and Carole was kind enough to do it for $30. The spa's are fantastic! Not commercialised and not chlorinated/filtered water as at... More

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Myself and a friend are travelling round NZ and we really wanted to do something different in Kiwi land. We heard about these hot springs near to where we were staying in Paihia, however, sadly they were too far away from where we were staying. Thankfully the site manager offered us a lift for a fraction of the cost of... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

For a first timer it could be quite surprising how much the hot pools smell but don't let that stop you. There are multiple pools at different temperatures, which is perfect for individuals. We paid $5 each and we had such a fantastic time, even better because it was a raining, cold, winter day.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We came here (Ginns place, there are two) on recommendation and basically knew what to expect. $5 per person, very basic facilities, 8 wood-lined pools with dark murky water and sand bottom, only one cold shower. The spring is natural and unfiltered so hot mineral water is continuously bubbling up through the sand - ouch! - if you sit right... More

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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

hunted nz for natural geothermal mineral springs and pools.had read the reviews about ngawha.i was not dissapointed.my body was in fatigue and exhaustion mode after the death of my father at christmas.the waters were soothing and relaxing..the pool baby as the nicest :) the doctor was hot!:) i left feeling like id left alot of the weight behind.i came home... More

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Kaikohe, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I live locally and I go often to these beautiful natural healing pools. Not only good for aches and pains but also for stress relief.

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Kaikohe, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have visited the hot pools at Ngawha many timers and have encouraged visitors and town people alike to go there and enjoy the health benefits and relaxation of these pools.Overseas visitors cant believe such an attraction is so cheap-but good for you. Dont let the presentation fool you. This is a place never to be missed when you visit... More

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Hamilton New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Mean way to spend a cold winters day, or to soak away the aches and pains after Saturday sport... a la naturel!

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Kawakawa, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Enjoyed a fabulous afternoon taking my friends from Germany, tourists to the hot pools the experience is just wonderful and on that day the pools were approx. 3 degrees hotter which made the hotter pools unbearable but there were loads of pools to bathe in, the staff are very friendly and everyone has a good natter up and down the... More

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Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

this place is is a little gem so authentic NZ we slathered mud over us and skin felt very smooth i took off my jewellery but put it back on when i left the pools - bad idea the chemicals are still on your skin and it tainted all my silver and white gold jewellery make sure you have a... More

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