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Glacier Hot Pools

Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 800 044 044
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US$329.00*
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Heli-Hike Franz Josef Glacier Walk
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“private pool” (107 reviews)
“hot pools” (187 reviews)
“changing rooms” (27 reviews)
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Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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+64 800 044 044
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The Glacier hot pools experience is one I won't forget in a hurry. It was an absolutely relaxing 45 minutes spent in the hot pools, which were temperature controlled, in the idyllic rainforest atmosphere. It was just what we needed to unwind in after a...More

Thank MadhaviHK
Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora MadhaviHK Many thanks for your review, we're so pleased you found your Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools experience to be memorable and relaxing. We agree that immersing yourself in a private pool among the rainforest is the ultimate way to unwind after a...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

A nice set of hot pools tucked away from the main street of Franz Josef. Luxury changing rooms. A nice relaxing activity.

Thank Tamsin M
Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Tamsin M Thank you for taking the time to place a review on Trip Advisor, we're very pleased you enjoyed your visit and found the pools to be relaxing. Safe travels. Ngā mihi Lucy

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Both my partner and I loved this! I went two days in a row. And on the second day, I had a lot more free time and so spent almost 3hrs rotating between the 3 pools. Very clean, space to move around and quiet. Very...More

Thank TylerJ93
Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora TylerJ93 Thanks so much for your review, we're so pleased you and your partner enjoyed your time at the Franz Josef Glacier Hot pools and found them to be clean and relaxing. Safe travels and we hope to see you back in Franz...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Don’t be fooled thinking these are natural geothermal pools. They are man made. Not worth the entry feeMore

Thank Kath S
Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora Kath S Thank you for taking the time to place a review and I'm sorry that your experience did not meet expectations. We strive to deliver an excellent experience at the Glacier Hot Pools and as part of this all our communication material...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We had a nice and relaxing time there , it is best to have a hot pool after long journeys. We had nice and relaxing time there , nothing great about the place but good fun to be there. It is open air with canopies...More

Thank manjula72
Lucy L, Maketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora manjula72 Thanks for taking the time to place a review on your Glacier Hot Pools experience and we agree it's a great way to unwind after a long journey. Safe travels. Ngā mihi Lucy

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We booked a private hot pool for two and it was literally beautiful and so relaxing! We had been hiking all day so to be able to wade into the hot pools with no one else around was awesome! The pools are drained and cleaned...More

Thank Chandra C
Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora Chandra C Thanks very much for taking the time to place your review on the Glacier Hot Pools. We're glad you enjoyed your private pools experience and agree it is simply the best way to relax after a hike in Glacier Country -...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

On a cold day after visiting the glacier we thought soaking in hot pool was just what we needed. We were surprised at the cost of $28 per person firstly but thought it must be good. There are 3 pools of varying warmth and the...More

Thank tuttitat
Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora tuttitat Thank you for taking the time to review the Glacier Hot Pools. I'm sorry that on this occasion our pool temperatures did not meet your expectations and we've followed up with the operations team accordingly. Thank you for your feedback and I'm...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Part of package. Looks like they have treatments available and massages etc. Just got a bit boring after a while.More

Thank Hemel1
Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora Hemel1 Many thanks for your review on the Glacier Hot Pools. We're glad you enjoyed your experience overall and appreciate your feedback. We have a range of massage and spa treatments available including facials, and are currently working on additional ideas for facilities...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

3 man in pools varying in degrees (36, 38 & 40c). Very relaxing and not too busy - we were able to have a corner to ourselves while we relaxed after doing the Robert’s Peak walk.More

Thank Helie1992
Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora Helie1992 Thank you for taking the time to place a review on the Glacier Hot Pools, we're really pleased you enjoyed your experience and agree the pools are the best way to relax after hiking in the Franz Josef area. Many thanks and...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We booked when weather was bad...had a private pool very nice..you then get access to the main pools too (well worth the extra for private area) the heated pools were a lovely relaxing treat on a bad weather dayMore

Thank Em1202
Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora Em1202 Thanks very much for taking the time to place your review. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your private pool experience and agree the pools are a perfect way to spend a rainy day in Franz Josef! Many thanks and hope to...More

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Shreya H
17 June 2017|
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Response from Wanda F | Reviewed this property |
hi no need uf you stay in town. It is in centre of town. Great to relax.
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kelly B
23 March 2017|
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Response from NisheshV | Reviewed this property |
no booking required for hot pools. if that what you mean by spa. Apr should be fairly a non peak so may not be required
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Judith L
10 March 2017|
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Response from LJD1250 | Reviewed this property |
I couldn't smell chlorine and went under water a lot with no problem.
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