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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
Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Geothermal Geyser Tour and Polynesian Spa Combo Including Lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $127
Duration: 7 hours
Deluxe small group Cruise Day Tour, Rotorua, Tauranga & Mt Maunganui highlights BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $72
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
Polynesian Spa Reviews
We did the Ultimate Bathing package which includes the Lake View Deluxe Private pool plus access to the Deluxe Lake Spa bathing area. This place was super stinky due to the sulfur but had gorgeous... more »
The Polynesian Spa provides opportunities to soak one's body in mineral waters of varied temperatures. Its thermal waters provide a sumptuously relaxing experience that provides opportunities for... 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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