Relax In One Of The Many Hot Pools In The Taupo Area  

by Pool Builders on 09-26-2012 in Articles

The unique and historical region of Taupo, in the middle of the North Island of New Zealand, offers visitors a wonderful array of things to see and do during their visit or holiday. Whether you are taking a day trip, or choosing to stay several nights, you'll have plenty of activities and attractions to suit you and your travelling companions, whether you are with your partner, family, or a group of friends.

Once you have checked yourself into your holiday accommodation in Taupo you'll be able to head out to any number of places including a visit to the lake, the cafe and restaurant precinct, the shopping plaza, as well as the many tourist attractions such as Huka Honey Hive, where you can partake in free taste testing of honey and honey liquors, as well test the skin care and health products. You'll be able to do some thrill seeking on the luge or in a zorb. You'll also be able to take some time out and relax in one of the many hot pools in the area. Below are some you can choose from:

Otumuheke Stream, Spa Park

Located off Spa Road, on County Avenue, the Otumuheke Stream is actually a hot stream of water than flows into the Waikato River. The pool is not enclosed as some are, and you move around the river, closer or further away from the small waterfall depending on the temperature you prefer. It's important to be aware of the weather conditions to ensure the water is safe as condition at the location change after rainfall.

Taupo Hot Springs Spa

Created as park to suit all requirements, these hot springs have something for everyone. This children have their own separate water playground, with waterfalls and tunnels. The older children and the young at heart will enjoy the numerous hydro slides, and when you get hungry there is a barbeque area to refuel. They have several large public pools, or if you prefer you can choose a private pool to enjoy on your own. They also have a day spa if you would like to treat yourself to a relaxing massage or hot stone therapy.

AC Baths

This swimming complex offers a range of pools to suit the whole family. There is a large indoor/outdoor pool, thermally heated to approximately 35 degrees. There are also two lap pools if you are keen on getting in some training during your vacation. The private geothermal mineral pools have a temperature range of 39 to 42 degrees which should make for a lovely relaxing soak.

All of the hot pools are within easy drive from your holiday accommodation in Taupo, making a visit every day easy as well as enjoyable.

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