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Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa

Amuri Avenue, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
+64 3-315 0000
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“water slides” (196 reviews)
“changing rooms” (129 reviews)
“lap pool” (38 reviews)
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Amuri Avenue, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
+64 3-315 0000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of pools to choose from, range of temperatures and minerals. Totally what you need after a day's drive. Next time, must try the Spa area.

Thank Pauline L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hot thermal pools Overrated. More like swimming pools. No where to relax near pool other than secluded patch of grass.

Thank freedomoftravel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A couples get away! Leaving the kids behind (however they would have equally enjoyed it with a huge swim pool and slides for them) A slice of heaven. So good to be able to go to the pools untill well after dark. If you are...More

Thank Carlene C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A different type of public pool with 6 different types of pools. They have the mineral pools, lazy pool where strong current pushes you go round and round the pool with a board. There's main pool which can be turned into swimming lanes. A pool...More

Thank blueraisin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first ever review. Their website and front desk menu layouts are not intuitive. I travelled 4 hours today expecting a nice hot spring spa experience and this was not. Firstly it didn't start well, the brown haired, glasses, pony tail cashier was a little...More

Thank Jamey K
Krissy G, Marketing Executive at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Jamey K, thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. We genuinely appreciate hearing from our customers as it helps us shape our business going forward. We are sorry to hear you didn’t have the experience we would have wished for you....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

this is an expensive hot pools, 2 of the main 3 pools were closed which was a shame as I used to like hopping from one to the otherdMore

Thank Steven G
Krissy G, Marketing Executive at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there Steve G We are sorry you didnt get the full complement at the time you visited as we do close some of our pools in quieter times to ensure we are being sustainable. We do ensure that you dont miss out and only...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful as always. The hot pools are, of course, the main attraction, but there's something for the whole family with the fresh water pool and the water slides. The cafe offers reasonable (if not wonderful) food as well. Sign up for the Pools Plus card...More

Thank RyanPegram
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here many times with family and friends and it is always a lovely day of entertaining all age groups. Staff keep a very good eye out for misconduct and safety and that makes it so much more enjoyable for everyone. Thank you...More

Thank Athalie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Hanmer Springs late afternoon and made this our first port of call - it was overcast which I think was a blessing as only the Sulfur pool had shade umbrellas - we spent 2 hours here moving from pool to pool ending...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our long soak here. We were fortunate to be relatively off season and in the evening, so the pools were not crowded.

Thank WIvebeenthere
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19 August 2017|
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Response from TylerAdams85 | Property representative |
Hi Sorcha, There are a few sheltered spots around the sides of the facility, including umbrellaed areas around some of the pools. It would still be advised to bring a jacket or warm clothing if you plan to be a spectator... More
6 May 2017|
Response from Shane_Adcock | Property representative |
Hi, the freshwater pool is 25 metres long. Just note that we have one lane roped off for lap swimming most days - the exceptions are public holidays (and the weekend attached to public holidays), and school holidays.
26 December 2016|
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Response from strawbale08 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, all info on Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve are on their home page. If you have signed your family up, you can get discounts for you & your family, or though Facebook