Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley, Taupo

#6 of 7 in Nature in Taupo
Hot Spring · Nature / Park
Relax in ancient baths as native birds flit overhead at Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley, a natural thermal spa that allows you to indulge in the outdoors. Take a dip in healing waters, reputed to have smoothing effects on the skin. Test out multiple thermal pools throughout the site while watching for local wildlife, including regional bird species. Top off your visit with a homemade baked good and Devonshire tea at the onsite cafe. If you're inspired to stay longer, check out the tranquil campsite. To visit Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley on your holiday in Taupo, and find out what else Taupo has to offer, use our Taupo.
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  • Only a couple of pools here, and when we were their we only had to share with about 5 other couples, so it was very relaxing. So nice not to have lots of kids running around also as it is age...  more »
  • We enjoyed a short walk around the terraces, there was a very impressive geyser which was throwing boiling(?) (very very hot!!!) water up into the air from 1.5km underground & causing waves... This...  more »
  • Best hot pools in NZ by miles I reckon. Very clean and tidy with lots of well tended gardens and planting  more »

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