Waikite Valley Thermal Pools is a unique place to bathe in the ‘Living Waters’ of the Te Manaroa Spring. It is the largest single source of 100% pure geothermal mineral water in New Zealand. Te Manaroa Spring can be viewed via a 5 minute walk along a scenic trail. Hot pool bathing options include 5 pools in the main area with temperatures ranging from 35 - 40 °C. There are 4 private pools (bookings recommended) where bathers can select and control the water temperature of their individual pool. All pools are drained and refilled daily.
Changing facilities, including showers and family change room are offered as is swimsuit/ towel hire. Waikite has a tasty café on site serving barista made coffee, freshly made NZ snacks and meals.