Tokaanu Thermal Pools, Tokaanu

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Ease muscles sore from hiking and skiing at Tokaanu Thermal Pools, a thermal pool and bathing area recognized by the locals as having healing properties. The attraction offers private and public pools with basic facilities. Before you finish here, take a walk behind the pools where there is an attractive pathway to stroll. To visit Tokaanu Thermal Pools and other attractions in Tokaanu, use our Tokaanu trip builder .
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  • We called in here with another couple on our way from Wellington to Auckland. We chose the public pool option as oppossed to private. We changed into our togs in a very basic shed with toilets and a c...  more »
  • Have been coming here for years- super cheap and not crazy tourist prices. Pools are a bit dated but i know theyre getting revamped in a few months. Not jampacked with other tourists and there is a fr...  more »
  • We wanted to try these pools to see if there is a benefit from the waters. We think there is. A lot less expensive than the flash mineral pools in Taupo or Rotorua. You can have a swim in the public p...  more »
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  • It has always been a family tradition to stop here on the long car journeys up and down the North island. It is so refreshing to take half an hour to relax in some natural hot water. The private rooms are such a great value it's always worth the stop. There is also a great little bush walk outside of the hot pools too. Definitely worth checking out also if you have the time and need to stretch your legs.
  • Bring a towel! They charge $3 to rent a towel! We tried a private pool ($12/person for 20 minutes). I think 10-15 minutes was enough since it was so hot. Private pool was OK. It is enclosed (no view) but open to the sky. Pretty basic small pool (maybe 4-5 meters on the long side). Nothing fancy.
  • Very rundown. Looks like haven't been refurbished since 1970s with peeling paints and dirt in the private pools. The public pools look better but the chlorine smell is strong and I wouldn't enter. Dont have any choice since that is the only thermally heated pool area I know. I would gladly pay more for a more pleasing looking place. The extra star is for the easily accessible thermal walk after the soak and trout feeding by the bridge.
  • Great place to visit especially on a cold wet winters day. Soaking in the hot pools is simply awesome as the rain falls around you
  • Old-school public pool with heated & treated (chlorinated) pool for adults and a paddling pool for under 5s. There are also private pools with thermal mineral water that can be accessed at extra cost; the fee for a private pool also covers access to the public pools. Behind the pools is a short walk showing an area of geothermal pools, steam vents, and bubbling mud 'volcanoes'. Great for parents with inquisitive kids!

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