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A lovely day out

Really nice day to spend with the family. Good layout and staff very friendly and helpful. We will... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Good couple of hours

Although states a Rotorua attraction should be aware it’s a 30 minute drive, staff friendly and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Waikite Valley Thermal Pools provides the opportunity to relax and experience the pure natural geothermal waters from the Te Manaroa Spring. Facilities include The Pukeko in the Ponga Tree Cafe, a splash pool with adjoining toddlers play area...more
Waikite Valley | Rd1, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-333 1861
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really nice day to spend with the family. Good layout and staff very friendly and helpful. We will be back

Thank Tersiat2014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Although states a Rotorua attraction should be aware it’s a 30 minute drive, staff friendly and enjoyable experience, different pools with different temperatures makes you dip in and out, we did get a private pool (in picture) quite novel but also quite small. I would...More

Thank Rhooseboy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love Waikite with it's choices of pools from intimate to family. I especially like the pools where you can sit and look down the valley at natural bush and farmland.

Thank Bigheartjay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely place to soak away driver fatigue. The hot pools are very soothing even on a warm day. The walk and descriptions of how it is all done are good. Adbise ro book ahead if camping as it gets full.

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way to Lake Taupo on recommendation by our cave guide back in Waitomo. Glorious day, we paid for a package which included: towel hire, bottle of water, access to all pools & 40 mins in a private pool. Also the eco...More

Thank Debs P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hidden treasure is definitely worth a visit. After many visits to Taupo & Rotorua over the years we decided to check out Waikite after day in Rotorua on our way back to Taupo. Well worth the visit - Best Thermal spa in my book....More

Thank helenw-Wellywood2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Waikite Valley Thermal pools were really nice and in a cozy setting. There were several pool options to bath in and the service was really good.

Thank glexnet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was around half hour drive from Rotorua city centre. The natural geothermal feature of the place was amazing. Be sure to take the nature walk (around 20 mins return). a dip in the hot pools overlooking the hills across is very relaxing. A must...More

Thank Arrowheadz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place by a recommendation of a friend. Well worth the visit! A great place to soak our muscles after a hike up rainbow mountain. We loved switching between pools in the fading afternoon light to find the perfect temperature as well as...More

1  Thank emannec0m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A long way out of town (approx 25 mins?), so I felt a bit guilty for burning the fossil fuels. Would be lovely if you choose to stay in the camping ground. Well away from the tourist hustle of Rotorua City.

Thank TheZenOfThings
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13 October 2017|
Response from AlyshaP45 | Reviewed this property |
The season pass includes the use of all there spas except the private spas
6 July 2017|
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Response from WVTPManager | Property representative |
Hi there if you pay for the private pool or spa plus this also gives you access to the other public pools and Eco trail
20 February 2017|
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Response from 87 181 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Julie The facility is open every day except Christmas from 10 am. I don't recall the exact price, but think it was something like $25-30 per adult for general admission. It's about 30 minutes from Rotorua