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Tekapo Springs

6 Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6550
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a gem worth driving for. ice skating, hot springs and a slope for the kids to rubber tire down... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lee M
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Had a soak for an hour or so. The pools are very clean. Not all pools have a view and much of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wade B
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Enjoy outdoor hot pools, ice skating & snow tubing in winter & dare to ride the new 11 metre high - 53 metre long TRIPPO water slide in summer. There is also an artificial summer tube. Enjoy a treatment at the Day Spa or relax in our fully licensed cafe onsite.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice skating” (95 reviews)
“hot pools” (231 reviews)
“snow tubing” (46 reviews)
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6 Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6550

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Reviewed 2 days ago

a gem worth driving for. ice skating, hot springs and a slope for the kids to rubber tire down. great place for families and something for wveryone to enjoy

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a soak for an hour or so. The pools are very clean. Not all pools have a view and much of the views are obstructed by rocks or plants. This place is a missed opportunity - why in hell did they not make infinity...More

Thank Wade B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Located on edge of lake with stunning views. Three large pools at different temperatures (one adults only) with submerged seating so you can relax and take in stunning scenery. They charge for towels ($5) so take your own, lockers are $3 but most folk use...More

Thank Bernard T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's what you expect. We really enjoyed our swim. The setting is breathtaking and the facilities are clean and include all you need. It's not huge so potentially could be a bit frustrating if you come during a busy period. We were there at 10am...More

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited in Winter and after a long day of skiing. The hot pools were perfect for my aching muscles! 3 different pools tiered down the hill, each gets a few degrees cooler as you go down. Personally the hottest one was my favourite but...More

Thank Chantelle B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The pools need to be deeper as when you sit on the seats your shoulders are exposed to the freezing wind so you have to kind of squat on the bottom. For an adult couple I think $50 is very expensive for a two hour...More

Thank Erin T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much fun to be had here! $25 for an hour of fun on the snow! The best thing is you don't even have to walk back up to the top! The conveyor belt takes you up to the starting point where one of the...More

Thank Hairbykatherine
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Hairbykatherine, thank you for the lovely review! It's awesome to see you two having so much fun on the tube, great shots! I hope you got some speed and maybe even a bit of air on the bumps :D Great advice too for guests...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful setting in the hot pools looking out over the scenery. It is a shame it is pricey especially when you have children who are required to pay adult prices at thirteen. There should be a family price. Kids are not adults...More

Thank Maree_martin
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Maree_martin, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our beautiful scenery and relaxing hot pools! We do in fact have a family rate which covers entry for two adults and three children (between 3-15...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went early evening, very busy with all the skiers coming off the slopes. Lots of kids, thankfully there is an adult only pool. The parking was a nightmare, changing rooms chocker with lots of people leaving clothing in changing room, could be because lockers are...More

Thank Jay R
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jay R, thank you for taking the time to review us and share your thoughts! We are a very popular attraction and this can on occasion make the Springs feel a bit crowded - however, watch this space! We have upgrades and renovations planned...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good little place for families. There is a few things to do there. Hot pools, cafe, ice rink, massage, star gazing. We did hot pools but was unable to do massage or star gazing that we wanted. Due to full bookings and weather conditions showing...More

Thank Prince B
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Prince B, thank you for taking the time to leave a review! It's great to hear that you got to enjoy our daytime activities :) We do advise on our website that bookings are required for our Day Spa and it does often fill...More

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12 February 2017|
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Response from Joshua T | Reviewed this property |
Yes year round
2 February 2017|
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Response from Daniel E | Reviewed this property |
hi Vicky, I believe that this is just heated not a natural hot spring.
30 October 2016|
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Response from BrumSkee | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely no need, unless your a larger party in which case some heads-up might be appriciated. It's a large pooling area so space isn't really a problem anyway :)