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Tekapo Springs

6 Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6550
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Skating with an outdoor fire

$18 value for money. Cafe available too. Plenty of people & music. You can hire a little penguins... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Natarsha S
Christchurch, New Zealand
via mobile
Really unpleasant and disappointing experience.

3 of us visited there to hop into hot pools under this freezing weather. Walking in was pleasant... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Binny S
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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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice skating” (84 reviews)
“hot pools” (221 reviews)
“snow tubing” (44 reviews)
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6 Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6550

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

$18 value for money. Cafe available too. Plenty of people & music. You can hire a little penguins as a frame for the little ones & some bigger frames for the adults that haven't got the balance yet. Wrap up warm & have fun

Thank Natarsha S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

3 of us visited there to hop into hot pools under this freezing weather. Walking in was pleasant enough. The female staff was really friendly and helpful. But there was only limited choice of using the pools. We understood that though, because it was a...More

Thank Binny S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly staff on reception and at hot spring sites. Lifeguards very easy going and the place is tolerant to children playing in pools. Less selection of pools than Hamner Spring but there is ice rink on site that is really children friendly. Our kids enjoyed...More

Thank Ryan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the pools and activities when we come here but waiting 50mins for some toasted sandwiches, a bowl of fries and wedges is ridiculous. No update on our order or apology from the staff. Other people around us asking about their order of fries....More

3  Thank Brent C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great venue with variety for all the family. BUT a 45 minute wait for 2 bowls of fries and toasted sandwiches when only 2 bowls of fries came out before ours was more than disappointing. No customer follow up to let us...More

Thank Tommigirl68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent visit to Tekapo we decided to spend some of the afternoon at the hot springs. We reccommend you experience this unique attraction. Its not a huge commercial operation but big enough to allow everbody some space to sit back and relax in...More

Thank Sundownerwestcoast
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sundownerwestcoast, thank you for the lovely review! We're glad you enjoyed our beautiful facilities and also took advantage of the steam+sauna addition! It's a great way to warm up in the cold months, we hope to see you again :) Thanks again for taking...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the hot pools in the evening in the snow. The quality of the welcome at reception was good - clear advice and an easily understood pricing structure. Towels can be hired for $5 and a $20 refundable deposit. The changing facilities and...More

Thank frankiethe
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi frankiethe, thank you for our lovely review! We're so glad you could come and enjoy a warm welcome and warm pools on a cold evening :D We do apologise for the lockers, they are usually able to be paid with credit card as well...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a shame, the location and set-up is fantastic. Hot pools were relaxing and really improved set-up for families. Unfortunately, ordering a meal after soaking in the hot pools was a palaver. We waited over 30mins for quick snacks. It was clear, after they served...More

Thank Mairin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pools here are surrounded by the most beautiful scenery. A forest behind you and Lake Tekapo to look out onto. The pools were nice & varied in temperature. We also had fun on the ice rink and even treated ourselves to a lovely full...More

Thank bbrayshaw
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi bbrayshaw, thank you for taking the time to review us! We're glad that you enjoyed our range of pools and our international-sized rink, as well as visiting our beautiful Glacial Day Spa. We pride ourselves on our spectacular views, even more stunning in the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would come here a lot more often but for a family of five it is very expensive. Pools are always clean. Nice pool for adults only. I HATE that there is no privacy in the changing rooms so I often get changed in the...More

Thank sherbsfamily
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi there sherbsfamily, Thank you for your feedback! We're really glad you and your family enjoy visiting us and taking advantage of all our great activities! We hope to be opening our snow tube for the season pretty soon, it's getting very cold here in...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the springs open in august
12 February 2017|
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Response from Joshua T | Reviewed this property |
Yes year round
Is it real spring warm water? Or just heated by machine or in other ways?
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.
Is it required to book beforehand online or is it safe just to show up and tickets will be available? (cause I'm not sure exactly which day I will make it, so don't want to book yet?)
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 :)