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“Fantastic thermal waterfall and pool pouring into the river.”

Wirral, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fantastic thermal waterfall and pool pouring into the river.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2012

This place is amazing, if only Parks in the UK were anything like this. A hot river runs towards the main river in Taupo. Here at Spa Park, is where the hot and the cold rivers meet. Where the hot water comes out it forms a small hot pool area, where many locals come to bath in all weather. The water is a great temperature (35-40 degrees) and if it gets to hot you can pop your body into the main river where it runs cold. It's free and you can pop down whenever you like. There's also a great walk you can do from Huka Falls to this location or vice versa.

Visited March 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Nice city park”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2012

The locals love it as a swimming hole - you will too! Gates locked about 8 PM.

Visited February 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great relaxing spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2012

great little spot to relax, the top pools are very hot but the ones down off the main river bank were most pleasant.

Visited March 2012
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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2012

dont leave Taupo without experiencing this, was totally gorgeous.

Visited February 2012
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Northern CA
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118 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“A nice way to warm up on a cold day!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2012

A fun experience for a cold day. Expect lots of Pumus in your suit! Nice people, a bit of a walk from your car if your older, but a good path. Coming back is all up hill. I had bad knees so this was a little tough for me. Otherwise a nice experience and I'm glad we went.

Visited February 2012
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