Trip Planner: South Pacific / New Zealand / North Island / Bay of Plenty Region / Rotorua District / Rotorua / Polynesian Spa
Take a break from your New Zealand adventure at Polynesian Spa, where you can bathe in mineral pools or relax with a luxury beauty treatment. Local Maoris recognized the therapeutic benefits of these waters centuries ago. Europeans discovered the springs in the 1870s, when a Catholic priest realized regular baths in the thermal waters greatly alleviated his arthritis. The first official bathhouse opened in 1882, and the site quickly became one of the area's major tourist draws. The modern facility now features secluded private pools, family areas, and shallow mineral baths with views of Lake Rotorua. Arrange your visit to Polynesian Spa and discover more family-friendly attractions in Rotorua using our Rotorua trip planner.
Tours To Polynesian Spa
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Duration: 1 to 4 hours
Polynesian Spa Reviews
I went to the adults public section . There are a good choice of different pools and it’s all well cared for and clean. Location next to lake adds to the atmosphere. Plenty of water fountains too. more »
This was a unique opportunity for experiencing the thermal water privately. The water is a bit warm for me but awesome. more »
Beautiful, clean hot pools. It is worth paying the extra compared to other local hot pools. Well maintained. Clean changing rooms. Our kids loved it. Even great on a rainy day as semi-covered.
Tourist attraction worth visiting while in Rotorua. Go early in the morning as soon as they open for a private relaxed experience minus the tourist crowds. Would recommend Deluxe lake spa out of all the different packages.
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