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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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A bit underwhelming

The kids loved the hydroslides but apart from that there was not much else to do in winter. Underwhelming in comparison to our Aquatic Centre in New Plymouth.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Angela J
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kids loved the hydroslides but apart from that there was not much else to do in winter. Underwhelming in comparison to our Aquatic Centre in New Plymouth.

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Thank Angela J
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably due to it being mid-winter, there were few of the inflatable attractions in operation. Outdoor pool was closed for the same reason. The pools were just standard rectangle pools. While the entry fee was very reasonable, the extra for the slides added up quickly if you have a few kids and the standard pass is only for an hour.... More 

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Thank Bevan K
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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90 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Depending on what you are looking for. A swimming pool for students n kids with some slip n slide thats not exactly entertaining for adults. Sure kids will love it cox u cant find anything else comparable in the whole of Waikato. Not for tourists, kind of dirty too. Well u get what u pay for $6.

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Thank GarryLSW
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 4 weeks ago

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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56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
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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

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