Waikite Valley Thermal Pools
Why not take a trip out to Waikite Valley Thermal Pools. Just 40 minutes drive through the beautiful Bay of Plenty countryside from Spencer Lodge at Tarawera.
Experience the "Living Waters" of the Te Manaroa Spring at Waikete Valley Thermal Pools. The pure spring water - the largest single source of 100% pure boiling water in New Zealand - cascades into 10 different pools at temperatures of 35 - 40 degrees C.
The pure natural calcite-laden thermalk water at Waikite Valley Thermal Pools is sourced from the spectacular Te Manaroa Spring. To enhance the thermal bathing experience, all pools are emptied, cleaned and refilled daily - the=is means visitors won't find bathing water this pure anywhere else in New Zealand.
Added bonuses are the heated changing facilities with high pressure hot showers, eco-trail to the 98 degree C Te Manaroa Spring and licenced cafe.
Hours 10am to 9pm
Months Open all year
Price Range $18 - $27