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Parakai Springs

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lovely day for a dip

enjoyed parakai pools although my little one couldnt get into the kidzone because it was booked out... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Ticking time bomb

My family and I recently visited Parakai Springs. The kids really loved it, but to be quite... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
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Unleash Northwest’s best kept secret for the ultimate day trip. Just over 40 mins from Auckland’s CBD lies one of New Zealand’s natural geothermal wonders - Parakai Springs.Large indoor and outdoor pools and two thrilling hydro-slides have been the...more
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150 Parkhurst Road, Parakai, Auckland 0830, New Zealand
+64 800 468 766
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a 50 minute drive in sweltering heat it was a relief to pull into the wide open car park of Parakai Springs. Many car parks were available and I was lucky enough to park next to a couple who were having a heated argument....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ToddG1469
Reviewed 7 November 2018

enjoyed parakai pools although my little one couldnt get into the kidzone because it was booked out he and I still enjoyed it. awesome pool for the little ones, very safe. The food from the caferteia was relatively cheap too. reccomend taking a look.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Inspire816133
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This place is old and tired, dont know how the slides stay up as wood very rotten up there. Too many peopke in the pools abd very basic food availableMore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarilynJ393
ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Marilynj393, Thank you for taking your time to visit Parakai Springs and we hope you enjoyed your visit. We can assure you that our slides are safe and we have a continued maintenance program in place and they are regularly checked by an engineer...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

My family and I recently visited Parakai Springs. The kids really loved it, but to be quite honest it really does need an upgrade - it's looking very tired. The most concerning, is the water slides, they really do look unsafe. The timber poles that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Oh my gosh! I used to love going to this place but this last time I went it was beyong filthy. The pools were dirty, there shower blocks were disgusting, it was vile. I literally got to the pools, got no warning that it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Husband and I took our two boys (6 and 4) for a birthday surprise. Was great and not super busy. Just what we were after. Facilities were clean. Staff were friendly.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank evelynfrancis
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed the night at the holiday camp. Basic facilities, nothing flash but very clean! No tv/games room but we didnt miss it as we spent most of our time at the pools.The onsite cafe/shop is very handy providing a takeaway menu, icecream by the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pehi2018
Reviewed 1 August 2018

It was a lovely winters day, but the water was warm enough to swim in the pools outside and then warm up, in the large indoor hot pool. The inside has been painted and looks very nice. The changing rooms were clean. The family went...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank leigh69_13
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Amazimg food with great value. Massive icecream on a cone! The pools themselves need a bit of repair.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sarah4Travels
Reviewed 10 June 2018

If you value your health and especially that of your kids, stay away from this hole. I would describe it as almost third world standards. We visited yesterday and within an hour of getting there my kids were vomiting. The water is filthy, the pool...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank dmfinley09
ParakaiSprings, Manager at Parakai Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hi dmfinley09, Thank you for taking the time to visit Parakai Springs. We can assure our customers that our water quality is of a high standard and all our recent Aqualab tests have been very positive. Thank you for your feedback and we do hope...More

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22 April 2018|
Response from ParakaiSprings | Property representative |
Hi, Yes you can bring your own Gas BBQ to the pools but just let receptionist know before you bring it in. You are also welcome to bring your own Marquee and setup on the grass.
18 November 2017|
Response from Mark543 |
Yes they are :)