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Address: 76 Napier Road | SH 5, Taupo 3379, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 7-378 8559
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Living Waters Spa at Taupo DeBretts. A Volcanic Spa Experience. Relax your...

Living Waters Spa at Taupo DeBretts. A Volcanic Spa Experience. Relax your body and soothe your soul in the tranquil world of this unique spa experience. This is where the healing mineral waters of DeBretts Hot Springs combine with therapeutic massage and luxurious body treatments to leave you feeling amazingly relaxed and rejuvenated.Each treatment starts with a soak in the therapuetic warm waters at Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs. Then, enjoy a unique New Zealand treatment including relaxation massage, Hot Stone Massage, Warm Thermal Mud Wrap or wondrous facial. Rejuvenating Facials and other body and beauty treatments make this a spa experience you will not soon forget.

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Nice and relaxing.

A bit of a steep hill to get in but well worth it. Pools were very warm, clean and not too crowded. Pools surrounded by lovely bushland making it even more relaxing.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Maria A
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A bit of a steep hill to get in but well worth it. Pools were very warm, clean and not too crowded. Pools surrounded by lovely bushland making it even more relaxing.

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi Maria, Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you had a relaxing time at our pools and we hope to have you back again soon. Kind regards, Peter More 

Ngaruawahia, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place where both kids and adult can enjoy. We will definitely come back. My kids enjoyed it very much.

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi LizaI2017, We are delighted that you had such a good time here and that you will return. We look forward to your next visit :) Kind regards, Peter More 

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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long day of hiking or driving it's good to relax in the pools here. The slides are fun and there is a kids play area which looks like fun for kids. BBQ facilities are available as well as a cafe.

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi Dallas, Thank you for your lovely review. We are happy you enjoyed your time here and hope to have you back again soon. Kind regards, Peter More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 4 adults with two little munchkins and it was a good decision to go for hot pools. The pool was clean and water was hot. The reception was helpful in letting us park right up to where the hot pool is as it helped my elderly mother to walk least as possible and for us to take the... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi Nishesh, Thank you for your wonderful review :) It's great that we were able to assist you to have a lovely time and we hope to have you back again soon. Kind regards, Peter More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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117 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a way to start 2017. We visited here on the 1st of January in the evening and WOW it was amazing. Friend had been before so knew we could get a private pool for 40minutes - worth doing and at no extra cost. Great place to check out for a swim/break. there are slides but we didn't do any... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi sammyk_NZ, Thank you for your lovely review. I will be sure to pass your comments along to the team. We hope that you come back again soon and try out our three exciting hydro slides. Kind regards, Peter More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on a cloudy/rainy day in Taupo and it was great fun. Sat in the three pools to start with which were busy but still relaxing. Then went on the 3 slides which were lots of fun (even for adults as long as your under 90kg). Is $7 extra for the slides and would say that the $30... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi BethanyClapham, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are glad you enjoyed your time here and hope to have you back again soon. We hope that you will check out our accommodations upstairs as we give a steep discount to the pools for our guests :) Kind regards, Peter More 

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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a blast on the hydra slides and the hot pools are perfect to soak in.. there is a nice bbq area for families to use as well..we will return..

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi KrillyNZ, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you will return and we look forward to having you back :) Kind regards, Peter More 

Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used a powered site in the Campgrounds - expensive at NZD52 but money well-spent. You can book 45mins in a private mineral pool for NZD11 per person. Facilities for children are GREAT - water slides, bounce pad, etc. Common areas are clean. Be warned that showers and toilets are unisex. It was "weird" going into one and finding the opposite... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi BLT56, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay here. The entry fee to the waterpark of $11 is a special price for those staying with us and this grants you all day access to all outdoor pools and private pools :) We hope that you come to stay at... More 

Napier, New Zealand
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50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We're a family with 2 kids (9 & 10) and happily fit into the 2 bdrm units at DeBretts. Great place to stay to maximise the pools at night after returning from your evening meal. If you're not going to use the pools I'd probably not recommend staying here as there are heaps of places closer to town.

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review Hi NevillePettersson, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We are glad you were able to take advantage of the pools proximity to our accommodations. We find we have many guests stay even if they don't want to use the pools as we have... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We especially enjoyed the water slides, there are three options and all offer a fast slide. The slides are better suited to slightly older children as there is a 1.2m height requirement and parents are not allowed to ride with children. There are 4 public pools of varying temperatures and a kids pool. Was quite popular whilst we were there... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi kiwichick2882, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed our hydro slides. We hope you also enjoyed our 12 private pools :) We hope to have you back for another soak soon. Kind regards, Peter More 

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