Maruia Springs

Maruia Springs


23 Rankers Reviews

14 Face-to-Face

2 Thermal Pools

2 Springs Junction

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Rob's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

This is an amazing place. Do not listen to the reviews from several years ago- they are no longer relevant. Since the renovation this is an up-market and authentic spa experience.

The spas are the best we have used in New Zealand, comparable to the Polynesian Spa in Rotorua.

Self-contained camping spaces are spacious enough, not entirely private but well worth it for the scenery and the pools.

Highly recommended.

Reviewed 6 months ago

Ying's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

The description for this place needs updating. Since the new owners took over a few years ago, the springs has become a bit of a resort with camp sites, lodges and cabins. We thought it was an awesome hidden gem. The hot pools are not huge but it was spacious enough when we were there and the scenery is very beautiful. There's also great saunas and a cold plunge pool. The restaurant was great too.

Reviewed 11 months ago and experienced in September 2020

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Jet Henmans


Ranking: 8/10

A bit overpriced (due to renovation works) and sandflies around the location and the views are gorgeous and the new rock pools are very well done! The interior is a bit out of date.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Jolanda van Houwelingen


Ranking: 5/10

The pools are really small and we did not enjoy the smell and all the people walking by.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2016

Rachael's avatar


United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Would have been perfect if it were not for the sandflies. All in all never experienced anything like it! IT IS A MUST.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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maelstrom's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 6/10

Average hot pool experience, seemed expensive for only two 'hot' pools and a bathhouse. Didn't particularly like the algae in the water and the mens changing room wasn't clean - big pool of water(?) on the toilet floor. Friendly staff. Wouldn't go again.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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John Stokes


Ranking: 9/10

Very good had a private pool. Very relaxing after driving a long way. Skin feels soft as well.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Stephan Imartina


Ranking: 7/10

Small, little expensive, extraordinary (Japanese), sandflies.

Reviewed about 11 years ago and experienced in May 2010