Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley, Taupo

(2.8/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
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. Make Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley part of your personalized Taupo itinerary using our Taupo travel itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • The Spa is afternoon not very crowded. You can spend 1-2 comfortable and quiet hours. The sanitary facilities are clean.
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  • Many walkways to explore in this area, without the major expense of other thermal areas around Rotorua. They don't differ much, apart from claims around the height of particular geysers, which actuall...  more »
  • The thermal pools did not disappoint. Visited late morning mid week and had the place all to ourselves! Don't forget to take water with you. The pools vary in heat, something for everyone. Quiet, clea...  more »
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