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“Beautiful place to relax and unwind”

Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful place to relax and unwind”
Reviewed January 8, 2012

The pools can get pretty busy (especially after dinner when it's cooler) so be prepared for that but they are very well maintained and overall an excellent destination.

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Thames, New Zealand
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Relaxing”
Reviewed January 6, 2012

Get 2 day pass. Well worth it. Loved all the different pools. The setting very relaxing.

Visited December 2011
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New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Read the Price Board carefully”
Reviewed January 5, 2012

There are many price options and for a family group (2 adults / 3 children) there are 3 options:

Mini group single entry (2 adults and up to 3 children)
$45.00

Mini group return pass (includes initial entry and one return entry within same day)
$55.00

Mini group two day pass (initial entry and one return entry the following day)
$80

We bought a TWO DAY pass and this means you can't go during the day on the first day and then go out for dinner, to come back later at night, unless you forfeit your 2nd day.

So that means for two visits in a day (no pass out) it is really $80.

Not great value for money. Lesson for us - we will read the price board more carefully next time.

Visited December 2011
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice renovations”
Reviewed January 2, 2012

Went to the pools on the public holiday, very very busy. Not a lot of room to move in the pools but that was ok, we expected it to be busy.
The renovations look great and we had a great time :)

Visited January 2012
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great value for money, could spend all day here”
Reviewed January 1, 2012

Fantastic array of hot pools. We arrived at 10am (opening time) and had the place to ourselves, slowly got busier throughout the day but still plenty of room to relax and enjoy. Good changing facilities, only real downside is the charge for using lockers - modern keyless lockers though! $18 per adult but for $5 extra you can leave and return once. So we left, had lunch and then returned in the afternoon. Great day out, can't wait to return!

Visited November 2011
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