Holidays in Wairakei Terraces & Thermal Health Spa

Holiday Travel Guide
Wairakei showing a hot spring

Soak in these mineral-infused hot springs to truly immerse yourself in the Māori traditions and incredible scenery of the Taupo region.

Bring your camera as well as your swimsuit to the Wairakei Terraces & Thermal Health Spa, because there are few thermal spas as picturesque as this one. While you bathe, enjoy the views of the uniquely New Zealand landscape of steaming hot springs, lush forest and drooping silica terraces.

Located below a large hill of silica terraces, the setting of the Wairakei Terraces & Thermal Health Spa is truly spectacular and the views are soothing in themselves. A Poutokowhenua, a traditionally carved wooden pole, arched wooden bridges and landscaped gardens complete the image of a traditional Māori health spa that draws visitors from all over the globe.

Relax in the thermal pools. Hand-picked by the Māori inhabitants of this region for the instant therapeutic benefits and natural healing powers, the waters and clays of Wairakei may just be the wellness treatment you were looking for.

The secret behind the therapeutic effects of these thermal waters is the unique blend of silica, magnesium, iron, sulfate, calcium and other body-enhancing minerals. The holistic benefits , combined with the therapeutic massages and magnificent setting, are bound to make you feel better.

Hang around for sunset for one of the most magical bathing experiences you’ll ever have. At night the thermal pools are lit up by atmospheric lights, making the spa look like something out of a fairy tale.

Inquire about joining a Māori Cultural Experience for a guided tour of the geothermal landscape with intriguing tales of natural wonders and traditional healing. Tours start in the Marae-a-tea, the courtyard. The tour ends in the Whare Kai, the traditional dining room, for a typical Māori feast along with song, haka demonstrations and dance. For a lasting memory, buy Māori arts and crafts from the on-site gift shop.

The Wairakei Terraces & Thermal Health Spa is located along Wairakei Road, just north of Lake Taupo. The spa complex is open every day except for some public holidays. To ensure a relaxing and safe environment for everyone, entry is reserved for those of 14 years and over. The closest airports are in Taupo and Rotorua.

611 Cheap Hotels Near Wairakei Terraces & Thermal Health Spa

Grandeur Thermal Spa Resort
Grandeur Thermal Spa Resort
3 out of 5
The price is AU$89 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
Located in Tauhara, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Spa Thermal Park, Golf Club Taupo and Taupo Bungy. Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and Taupo ...
3.8/5 Good! (227 reviews)
"amazing and cheap!"

Reviewed on 14 Jan. 2022

Grandeur Thermal Spa Resort
Wairakei Resort Taupo
Wairakei Resort Taupo
4 out of 5
640 Wairakei Road, Wairakei
The price is AU$129 per night from 27 Feb. to 28 Feb.
This family-friendly Wairakei hotel is located in a national park, within 2 mi (3 km) of Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley, Wairakei International Golf Course ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (982 reviews)
"Has little bit of everything on one spot. Very nice but needs a bit of updating, you can see that is old, clean but old. However,we’ll be back 😊"

Reviewed on 8 Jan. 2022

Wairakei Resort Taupo
Quality Suites Huka Falls
Quality Suites Huka Falls
3 out of 5
56 Huka Falls Road, Taupo
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$125 per night from 16 Feb. to 17 Feb.
Located in Rangatira Park, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Lake Taupo, Taupo Bungy and Huka Falls. Craters of the Moon and Wairakei International Golf Course ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (683 reviews)
"Each room is stand alone on a very large property,cool as place."

Reviewed on 15 Aug. 2021

Quality Suites Huka Falls
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Top Wairakei Terraces & Thermal Health Spa Hotel & Accommodation Deals

Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
4.5 out of 5
76 Napier-Taupo Road, SH 5, Taupo
The price is AU$80 per night from 10 Feb. to 11 Feb.
Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
Wairakei Resort Taupo
Wairakei Resort Taupo
4 out of 5
640 Wairakei Road, Wairakei
The price is AU$129 per night from 27 Feb. to 28 Feb.
Wairakei Resort Taupo
Quality Suites Huka Falls
Quality Suites Huka Falls
3 out of 5
56 Huka Falls Road, Taupo
The price is AU$125 per night from 16 Feb. to 17 Feb.
Quality Suites Huka Falls
Grandeur Thermal Spa Resort
Grandeur Thermal Spa Resort
3 out of 5
The price is AU$89 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
Grandeur Thermal Spa Resort
Huka Lodge
Huka Lodge
5 out of 5
271 Huka Falls Road, Wairakei
The price is AU$2,899 per night from 3 Feb. to 4 Feb.
Huka Lodge
Silver Fern Lodge
Silver Fern Lodge
2.5 out of 5
118 Tamamutu Street, Taupo
The price is AU$93 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
Silver Fern Lodge
Hilton Lake Taupo
Hilton Lake Taupo
5 out of 5
80-100 Napier Road, Taupo
The price is AU$230 per night from 15 Feb. to 16 Feb.
Hilton Lake Taupo
Suncourt Hotel & Conference Centre
Suncourt Hotel & Conference Centre
4 out of 5
14 Northcroft Street, Taupo
The price is AU$199 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
Suncourt Hotel & Conference Centre
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