Hells Gate, Tikitere

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#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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  • I had done the mud bath and sulphur spa over here. It is a very different and relaxing experience. You have any other stay in he mud pool for 15 mins, then take a shower and go to the sulphur pools. T...  more »
  • We added this on to our day having seen it on our map and we were so glad that we came. You have the option of private or public pools - the public were not busy when we went and they were much bigger...  more »
  • This is one of the nicer places to visit for a relaxing dip. A little overpriced for what you get, but would recommend for the experience.  more »
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