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Kick back and relax in the steaming pools of Tekapo Springs, a series of landscaped bathing areas featuring sweeping mountain views. Don your suit and choose from one of three different heated pools, warmed by the region's natural hot springs to temperatures up to 40 C (104 F). You can enjoy the panorama of the nearby Two Thumb mountains, or have a rinse in one of the pool's fountains. Afterwards, consider heading to the spa facilities for a massage or time in the sauna. Be sure to check the website for information regarding special offers and booking. To visit Tekapo Springs on your holiday in Lake Tekapo, and find out what else Lake Tekapo has to offer, use our Lake Tekapo.
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Ideally located to the Tekapo township - three very picturesque pools with temperatures ranging from 37 degrees to 40 degrees (adults only) . These pools are not natural but are heated using the... more »
I was throughly enjoying my experience until my group and I were unjustly and unfairly kicked of the sauna steam room and plunge for “misbehaviour”. I believe that we were not misbehaving as we were.... more »
A decent place but quite a disappointment this time. The water was hardly warm, people kept asking at the reception to crank up the temperature (even though it was mid-summer and still warm outside). The lifeguard did not let our 9 and 7 year old children to play in the kids area without one of the adults freezing nearby to watch them. Not to mention a crowd of Chinese tourists always getting in the way anywhere we went. But have to admit the views are outstanding nonetheless.
Wasn't what we were hoping for. The waters were warm but not hot, I think the hottest pool was 39°C. And I personally couldn't get very comfortable sitting or laying in the waters. We left after only 30 minutes. I wish they would add more comfortable laying\sitting possibilities in the water and have a pool 41°C+ and an ice plunge pool with -10°C water.
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