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Address: Garnett Avenue | Te Rapa, Hamilton, New Zealand
Phone Number: 079585860
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Great little place for a day out swimming in the sun

Waterworld has 2 large indoor pools and a great outdoor one too - there're slides and fun activities for the kids, and a sauna and gym for the adults. It's right next to Minogue... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Genn S
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Waterworld has 2 large indoor pools and a great outdoor one too - there're slides and fun activities for the kids, and a sauna and gym for the adults. It's right next to Minogue Park too if you want to go for a walk afterwards.

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Thank Genn S
Hamilton, New Zealand
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55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great for Flippa Ball and Water Polo and ok for a dip on a hot summer but usually at least one of the pools are closed. Our son always seems to get a rash from too much Chlorine and the major bug bear is getting parking. They have a huge amount of grassed area our front that should be turned... More 

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Thank Shayne M
Hamilton, New Zealand
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44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had both our kids join the school holiday program for one day during the July school holiday break - they really enjoyed it and said they would be happy to do again!

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Thank travel7792
Hamilton, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

As a regular user of the Hydrotherapy Pool (Heated Pool) I find it relaxing and refreshing. I have been using the pool for a number of years continue to enjoy the low impact workouts.

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Thank kcollins2016
Napier, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Great value for families. Open till late so it gives you something for the kids to do at night. Great waterslide the kids had so much fun. Staff really helpful and friendly.

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Thank 660shaz
Vang Vieng, Laos
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87 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

My son (mr 9) loves water world. Loves it!. The slides. All the indoor pools and in summer the outdoor ones. the cafe though? Hmmm get there and go swimming

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Thank redstar999
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I find it interesting that public pools in Auckland are free for children and much nicer facilities, however found Waterworld rather expensive and run down

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Thank Nat c
Te Kauwhata, New Zealand
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

From the name I was expecting more of an exciting experience, the slides were ok. The facilities looked at bit dated with water stains in the changing rooms and the pools looking in need of a decent clean. The hydrotherapy pool was lukewarm and also in need of a clean. Definitely not what I was expecting.

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Thank AdyUK88
Hamilton, New Zealand
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112 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

I found the main indoor pool ideal for walking in which helped with my pain and disability. There was a lane I could use that didn't interfere with any serious swimmers in the other lanes. There is also a hydrotherapy pool - just call ahead to check whether it is available.

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Thank Sandra R
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

I had been wanting to visit waterworld for a while since i recently moved to hamilton, and finally got the opportunity one friday evening after work. from what id heard about the place and based on the name of the place and other swimming pools ive been to in other areas i expected more waterslides and entertainment for the kids... More 

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Thank Chemcacher

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