Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley, Taupo
(2.6/5 based on 240+ 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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  • Quirky experience, we pulled in to get some coffees and explore - we were greeted by farm animals and lots of birds which was pretty cool. There was a self guided thermal walk people could do, but was...  more »
  • Arriving late into Taupo we decided to call into the WAIRAKEI TERRACES hot springs. What a surprise. There were only a handful of people there and the facilities were awesome - very clean change rooms...  more »
  • Nice, quiet place with some farm animals. Had lunch at the restaurant. Good food, but what a unpleasant surprise to discovered at the end of the meal that they charged NZD 6.00 extra for a tiny bit of...  more »
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