Spa Thermal Park and Riverbank Recreational and Scenic Reserve, Taupo

(4.5/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Unwind and forget the stress of traveling at Spa Thermal Park and Riverbank Recreational and Scenic Reserve, a lush park filled with thermal pools ranging from warm to hot temperatures. Kids will enjoy running around the extensive area, which provides a completely natural setting. Since the pools are natural, consider wearing sandals or water shoes to avoid stepping on sharp rocks. There are no onsite facilities, so remember to bring your own drinking water. Also, keep your valuables close and lock your cars, as theft is somewhat common at this attraction. Use our Taupo vacation generator to arrange your visit to Spa Thermal Park and Riverbank Recreational and Scenic Reserve and other attractions in Taupo.
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  • From the parking lot of the Park is 5 minutes walk, spring creeks flowing into the Waikato River. Is no change around the place, so in the parking lot prior to put clothes, swimsuit might be better. And regulate the temperature at depths of under the bridge easy, easy a is, would have turned away. Reach back a little Brook is hot. Say theft is occurring, so watch your valuables out.
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  • We walked from the park, past the hot springs where many people were bathing. It takes about 1.5 hours return walk to Huka falls which is a great walk. Not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs as the...  more »
  • The view of the river and all the greenery make Spa Park very restful. Great place for a picnic and just to enjoy nature. Didn't have a swim this time but other people were. Went to the small hotpot w...  more »