Hells Gate, Tikitere

3.2
#3 of 92 in Spas in North Island
Set in Rotura's most active geothermal area, Hells Gate boasts bubbling pools, mud volcanoes, steaming lakes, and more. The local Maori tribe Ngati Rangiteaorere have lived in this area for more than 700 years, utilizing the pools for bathing, medicine, and cooking, and remain the owners of the attraction. Explore the 20 hectare (50 acre) park at your own pace or join a guided tour to learn more about the rich history and significance of this extraordinary area. An onsite spa offers natural mud baths, massages, and more. Swing by the gift store to take home your own mud-based beauty products. Add Hells Gate to your Tikitere travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Tikitere online road trip planner .
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  • What a relaxing day, first off a walk around the volcanic plateau of bubbling mud pools and steaming geysers but then to a hot mud bath, so good for the skin and then into the amazing hot pools  more »
  • It is not, you should go on a rainy day. Mud pool for people who would be nice though. When I went and many tourist groups from China that the diapers and putting your children leave the used diapers away private shower room too bad manners. I thought I should be careful because there are a lot of staff. (Students ' bytes of Wow, I have been lounging about?) box is small, and to manage it yourself, put it in the box passed to me with worry not. Mud into the nail the note concerned. Be careful because the smell of sulphur is not a few days. I feel that the natural mud pool. Facilities are very well think rice not because too expensive.
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  • This place is a great place to visit if you a tired/hungover/ready for some good old relaxation! A nice walk around the grounds to see all the bubbling pools and steam, then afterwards you hop into th...  more »
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