Sapphire Springs Holiday Park...

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A family owned and operated Holiday Park set in 32 hectares of beautiful native forest at the foot of the Kaimai Ranges.

A haven in the bush bordered by a sparkling stream, complimented by warm swimming pools, hot tubs and private spas.

Guests can choose from a range of accommodation such as: powered and non-powered camping sites, lodge, cabins, self-contained motel units, and a five-bedroom bungalow. Motorhomes welcome.

We offer warm fresh swimming pools, relaxing hot tubs and private hot soaking spas. Bring your family and friends for a picnic and a swim. BBQ's available and day visitors welcome with plenty of space to throw a frisbee or kick a ball. There are bush walks among the well-established native trees and ferns for you to explore and enjoy.

Sapphire Springs Holiday Park and Thermal Pools is located 30 minutes north of Tauranga, 2 hours south of Auckland, 3km off the Pacific Coast Highway. The golden sands of Waihi Beach are a short 20-minute drive away and 10 minutes to catch that big one' from the Tauranga Harbour.

Come for the day and play, or stay for a relaxing holiday!

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North IslandBay of PlentyKatikati

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  • Camping Grounds

Operating Season And Hours

Shop Hours: Daily from 8am to 8pm
Pool Hours: Daily from 8am to 8pm
Check Ins: Daily from 2pm to 8pm

Contact

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Accommodations

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    Self Contained Motel Units

    Perfect for smaller families or couples who prefer their own kitchen and bathroom.

    Extra Child $15/day
    One Bedroom Motel Unit (2 persons) $130/day
    Two Bedroom Motel Unit (2 persons) $140/day
    Extra Adult $20/day
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    The Bungalow

    If you are looking for accommodation for a large group “The Bungalow” is ideal.

    Extra Child $15/day
    Base Rate (12 persons) $360/day
    Extra Adult $20/day
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    Cabins / Lodge

    Affordable bed only accommodation for those who want more than a tent.

    Adult $30/day
    Child $18/day
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    Powered Camping Sites

    Designated camping sites with power and water included. Suitable for Motorhomes, caravans and tents.

    Adult $22/day
    Child $12/day
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    Non Powered Camping Sites

    Pick your own spot in our large grassy field area. Suitable for tents, caravans and motorhomes who don't want power.

    Adult $20/day
    Child $12/day

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Neil

Ranking: 10/10

Nice and clean. friendly staff. great facilities

Reviewed 16 days ago

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Beth and Leo

Ranking: 10/10

Stayed for three nights, friendly welcoming staff, very clean, the children enjoyed the pools, playing in the river and playground. Highly recommend for families as there was a safe feeling and lots of happy children running around enjoying their time.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Ingrid Peters

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

We ended up spending two nights here due to problems with out campervan. Enjoyed our stay very much. Had a site next to the river. Showers are good, cost $2 for 8 minutes. We didn't use the pool and hot tubs, but they looked very nice.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Trent

Ranking: 8/10

Really nice little place in a cool area. Pools were really nice and whole campsite was well kept

Reviewed 12 months ago

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Gordon Otte

Ranking: 8/10

This is the most beautiful site we’ve had on our month long holiday through the North Island, with the bush outlook and crystal clear stream, great for a cool dip! The pools where great for our little boy who dislikes cold water. However, a lot of the facilities and pools are still dated, but adequate and clean. We were certainly glad we stopped here though and would come back!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Edwina Swingler

Ranking: 4/10

Disappointed with the pools not hot. WiFi terrible. Pricy for what you get. More than the normal add on costs.
Pools quite a distance from the camp ground so would get quite cold.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Ann Lucas

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Tranquil bush setting by bubbling brook. Private hot pool not be missed
When we got a wheel bogged in a soft spot in the dark, Management came to the rescue without hesitation.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Ulrich Rix

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice place in combination with a lange thermal swimmingpool area and barbecue facilities (5 min walk), very good and clean facilities although lounge was under reconstruction

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Julia Summa

Ranking: 6/10

Nice hot pool area, but uninterested management. Nice powered site beside the small river. Run down facilities, WIFI available for $2. Hot water at the men's showers didn't work.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Pete and Viv

Ranking: 10/10

We were looking for peace and quiet, and we found both. This place is a little piece of PARADISE! We had our campervan parked on well-manicured lawns and right next to a most beautiful babbling stream which meanders through the whole property. The sights and sounds were just lovely. We enjoyed the well-marked walks in the rain forest, and just sitting by the stream and reading. We spent a lot of time in the thermal pools, which were emptied and cleaned each day. The facilities around the pools - bathrooms, change rooms and barbecues were modern and clean. Thank you to the staff, who were very friendly and helpful, happy to stop and have a conversation but at the same time, busy maintaining and improving the facilities. I think the bathroom facilities are new - they are modern, clean, airy and spacious. There was lots of room between us and other campers. The whole facility was large and well-planned and spread out. We planned to stay one night and instead stayed 5 (out of our 14 day holiday) - we couldn't find a reason to leave.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Niall Crosby

Ranking: 9/10

Nice, clean, peaceful holiday park with the added bonus of 3 hot spring pools. The park is set within the bush so you can go for a walk or run. A river runs through the park. The park has free wifi and decent shower and toilet blocks with a communal kitchen and laundry, although the washing machines are quite dated. Would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Jesiah Alexander

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful spot, parked our motorhome right by the stream, native bush surrounding, took dogs for a swim down by the many water holes, then enjoyed the heated pools above the campsite.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Barrie & Judy Cavill

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

We stayed there for 2 nights in a motel unit. The new owners have only been there for a short time but have already made many changes to a previously run-down camp site. The grounds are immaculate and the facilities are very clean. It is a real retreat with several bush walks and a number of really quiet spots. The temp of the pools are perfect and because the pool is being replenished constantly there is no chlorine smell when you get out. The owners are really friendly and helpful. We would like to return again and I know that there will be many more improvements to come. A perfect place for families.

Reviewed over 5 years ago