Parakai Springs, Parakai

2.9
#16 of 32 in Nature in Auckland
Soak away stress at Parakai Springs, a collection of geothermal natural pools in a serene atmosphere. The facility includes indoor and outdoor pools varying in temperatures with exciting hydro-slides that children will love. Bring your own food and prepare meals at the barbecue and picnic area, or take advantage of the onsite cafe and dining area instead. Use our Parakai trip site to add Parakai Springs and other attractions to your Parakai vacation plans.
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  • The facilities are average at best, hot pool inside and lukewarm pool inside surrounded by rundown buildings. At $24 for one adult entry this was quite disappointing - I would have expected better qua...  more »
  • The pools and buildings were all clean and tidy, perhaps in need of some TLC, but the hot swim was really good. We enjoyed our swim.  more »
  • On first inspection of Parakai Springs website this place looks great for a day out or afternoon relaxation. How fooled were we. How this is the "northwest's best kept secret" is beyond me. $24 later ...  more »
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  • Overpriced, unclean, staff unfriendly and not very helpful. On the plus side the slide was fun if you can ignore the mold.
  • Nostalgic atmosphere in a lovely setting. We're here on a busy Easter Holiday Weekend. We arrived late Friday afternoon and by the time we were set up in the equally nice adjacent campground and walked across to the springs it was evening. One might expect a bit of wear and tear at the end of a busy day but the friendly and courteous staff had obviously been diligent in their housekeeping. If you are looking for a flash new place you'll probably be disappointed but if you're looking for a charming setting at modest prices you'll love it!
  • Fantastic for families. A bit expensive and looking a tired but the kids love it. Cafe food is good, slides are awesome. Our kids do swimming lessons there, and locals get a good discount.
  • Place needs a good cleaning! Your guys hotdogs gave me and my family food poisoning last night. I do not recommend eating here. Also the showers are barely warm. So goodluck showering here at night. Overpriced.
  • Over priced. Limited facilities. I am used to going to Hanmer Springs in Canterbury. In camparision if Hanmer is 5 star then Parakai is half a star

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