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“So much fun!”
Review of The Waterworks

The Waterworks
Ranked #1 of 1 Fun & Games in Coromandel
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Release the child within and experience New Zealand's quirkiest theme park. Voted by AA Tourism as a must-do Kiwi experience The Waterworks is a theme park with a difference. Set in 5 acres of native Coromandel Bush and just 10 minutes from Coromandel Town is an array of water powered inventions, quirky contraptions and fun to discover at every turn. Inspired by the ability to create something new out of something old our attractions are made largely from recycled materials and are powered by water. Water is used to keep time on the wooden water clock; watch out though it often works on Coromandel time. We've got water cannons to blast away on and bikes that pump H2O. Our human sized hamster wheel is an absolute hoot and our mad inventions leave people wondering "what the".As well as the 70+ attractions to look at, play on, or interact with, The Waterworks has a generous adventure playground area perfect for picnics, an onsite café, free use of BBQs and a natural swimming hole to cool off in during the hot summer months.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
Reviewed June 23, 2012

We loved everything about our trip to Waterworks. Great prices.
We loved all the attractions and had so much fun being kids again.
Grounds and facilities were clean and well kept.
Give yourself a couple of hours to experience everything. Either take a picnic lunch or grab something from the cafe.

I highly recommend it to anyone looking for some fun. Great place for kids too!

Thank Donna_Townend
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Reviewed June 4, 2012

This parks is awesome with lots of interactive water plays..

kids and teenagers will really enjoy this place..

i went with my husband and we enjoyed ourselves but think will difinitely come back when we have kids :)

Thank Moonie22
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Reviewed June 3, 2012

If you are looking for something quirky and different don't miss this attraction.
I particularly loved all the information boards'where you can read how the' thresh- hold' was named, and why we don't 'throw the baby out with the bathwater'. The owner obviously has a cheeky sense of humour and I would be surprised if anyone left The Waterworks without a smile on their faces.
Great for children of all ages - up to their 70s.

Thank mary h
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Reviewed May 25, 2012

Visited here last weekend with some mates. It is clearly a clever setup and nicely designed. lots of water-based machines with nice tricks. I suppose it could also be educational for kids, but we spent our time battling each other with water cannons!!!!

totally recommend it.

Thank Ehsan V
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Reviewed May 9, 2012

i like everything about this place, you can do things at this i park/ maze/ dream that you just wont find anywhere else. its a bit of a drive t get on the correct road (just ask a local where the handbuilt wateradventure experience is) and just keep going you cant miss it. Theese guys are so cleaver bravo.

Thank drchev
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