Miranda Hot Springs, Thames

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Family-run and full of charm, Miranda Hot Springs offers 100-percent natural mineral pools for visitors to relax the day away. Plunge into one of the three pools, all differing in temperatures ranging from 36 to 41 C (96.8 to 105.8 F). The largest pool is the size of a big swimming pool, brimming with hot thermal mineral water and accessible by aqua lift. The children's pool is kept at a lower temperature, while the adult-only sauna pool remains the warmest. In addition, there are four private spa pools and an onsite snack bar dishing up hearty classics. A visit to Miranda Hot Springs represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Thames itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • It was a cold, dreary, wet morning & Mum had mentioned aches & pains so I asked my husband whether he thought a visit to Miranda Hot Pools might be a good idea & he agreed so we packed up our bathers ...  more »
  • Facility has one big warm pool for everyone, a small tepid pool for small children and a small hot pool for adults. There are also areas for picnics and BBQs. There's a small tuck shop there where you...  more »
  • Lovely spot and they could do something outstanding with this place but it's very dated. It would have been fantastic and an out of this world experience in the 1970s but by the looks of it nothing ha...  more »
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  • Trip back in time. These pools are fantastic and well worth a visit. Generous portion of fish and chips makes a great post swim meal.
  • Always enjoy a visit. Changing sheds urgently need updating! Also no provision for changing an infant. Feel concerned if Summer opening hours have changed. Love BBQ area!
  • Apartfrom the slightly steep entrance fee ($14 per person) this is quite a nice spot. The facilities are simple but clean. The main pool is enormous and looks like a swimming pool. There is a smaller, hotter pool too. There are no natural or natural-looking pools here (except if you stay at the camp) but it's a pleasant stop on the way to or from Auckland.
  • Aucklanders... Great family destination. Affordable, relaxing, plenty for kids to do, every amenity you can think of. Spotless, well run.
  • Clean and a good place to either cook your own BBQ or buy food there. The swim is great too! Entry fee a little steep.