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St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool

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Weather not great but this was fun

Bit of a novelty that does not cost much and offers the opportunity to get in the water that is not... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
St. Helier, United Kingdom
via mobile
Next best thing to a swim at the beach...literally!

The St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool is right on St Clair beach, only a short drive from the Dunedin... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Mar 31, 2018
“Weather not great but this was fun”
Jan 26, 2018
“Next best thing to a swim at the beach...literally!”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Esplanade, St Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
+64 3-455 6352
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Bit of a novelty that does not cost much and offers the opportunity to get in the water that is not chlorinated Plenty of room to goof about and have a splash or join the locals ploughing up and down

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank razorfishsalt
Reviewed January 26, 2018

The St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool is right on St Clair beach, only a short drive from the Dunedin city centre. It is heated to about 28c and is clean and very well maintained. There is a smaller pool for little 'uns and the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank travelsominx
Reviewed January 25, 2018

With the recent glorious weather, this is the perfect place to cool down and spend a few happy hours. It is excellent value for money, and the staff are pleasant and helpful. The pools are clean, and plenty of water toys/floatation devices are available. There...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Margaret J
Reviewed January 17, 2018

This was a great place to relax at the end of some great surf fun. It has food, warm water and views of the entire beach.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank timtT6478JH
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Visited this on tour. 10 minutes from city centre. Pool popular with kids and adults and is heated. It is at one end of a short esplanade which on the day had good well formed waves for surfing however the ride is short straight into...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Oleh C
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The coffee is excellent, it is dog-friendly, plus the Chinese guy running the place is great and he also offers classes in how to cook proper Chinese cooking. The bonus is the walk behind the salt pools and the bay is magic and interesting and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mikeauknz
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Only after I arrived at the pool to discover it was closed for the season did I delve further than the google link. The Dunedin Council website shows the opening times across the year, not the google link. I was really looking forward to this...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Mim C
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

When the water is cold outside. Only two pools one is a 25m pool and is warm enough to play around in, but not too hot to do Lengths as it is laned off. There is also a small toddler pool which is really warm....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 422iana
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

What a "Gem" of a place to visit for an afternoon......Kids (6,8 & 11) loved it !! Very inexpensive & there was even a seal having a sun bath just over the wall...awesome.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank James P
Reviewed January 10, 2017

This is a lovely swimming pool set under the cliffs at St Clair right next to the ocean As you swim you can hear and sometimes see the waves crashing against the seawall and the birds wheeling above you are truly beautiful. Dunedin is a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Pru-from-Dunedin
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