Tekapo Springs, Lake Tekapo
(4/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Kick back and relax in the steaming pools of Tekapo Springs, a series of landscaped bathing areas featuring sweeping mountain views. Don your suit and choose from one of three different heated pools, warmed by the region's natural hot springs to temperatures up to 40 C (104 F). You can enjoy the panorama of the nearby Two Thumb mountains, or have a rinse in one of the pool's fountains. Afterwards, consider heading to the spa facilities for a massage or time in the sauna. Be sure to check the website for information regarding special offers and booking. Put Tekapo Springs into our Lake Tekapo trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Lake Tekapo.
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TripAdvisor
  • Don't waste your time here. It's just a bunch of hot pools and only 2 offer views of the mountains. I 'm not sure if it's even spring water in the pools . You are better off sitting on a bench anywher...  more »
  • We had a great relaxing time soaking in the pools today. Great to have the different temperatures of the pools. We loved the view over Lake Tekapo and the mountains from the pools and all the trees in...  more »
  • We relaxed for a few hours i the Lake Tekapo Springs soaking the view while soaking ourselves and then went on to have some serious fun on the Trippo slides! What a fun way to spend a rainy day in Lak...  more »
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  • Clean, good service. We did all pools + steam/sauna. I would skip the steam and sauna unless you are a die-hard fan. The 40c adults only pool was quite present in the rain. Didn't find any true cold pools. Also, bring your own towel as I did not see any there. Lockers are spacious, $3 for 3h. Lots of families on a Sat afternoon, as expected.
  • Pretty misleading description, caveat emptor: "hot springs" really means heated pool. Which is all very well and nice enough, but a far cry from natural hot springs (that I foolishly assumed I was signing up for). I could have gone to a heated pool back home for a whole lot cheaper – $25 is quite steep for what's on offer. In addition, while we were there the sprinkler system malfunctioned and got my towel and backpack wet, which was not super fun. That said, the staff are professional and there is free wifi, which is nice.
  • I love this place! Nice and quiet especially after dark. Beautiful atmosphere and scenery (if you can see anything through the steam). And a hot chocolate after pool, amazing. We visit every year and my favourite hot pool so far.
  • + Hot springs, sauna and steam. Great view of mountain and sunset. Cafe with reasonably priced food and free WiFi. 1 Adults-only pool. - Pool can be hotter (especially in Winter)
  • This place is fantastic, had a blast using the sauna with the plunge pool. Also heard these guys were going to get some telescopes which will make the place your one stop place in Tekapo.