Mangatutu Hot Springs

Mangatutu Hot Springs

Kaweka Forest Park


5 Rankers Reviews

4 Face-to-Face

20 Thermal Pools

14 Napier

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River at mangatutu hot springs


Feature Value Info


Mangatutu Hot Springs

Non-profit organisation


North IslandHawkes BayNapier


  • Thermal Pools
  • Free


Ludovica Velo's avatar

Ludovica Velo


Ranking: 9/10

The road is a little bit complicated but it is worth it! You will arrive in a little park, walk for five minutes on an easy track and then you will see these two hot pools. You only have to go in (water very hot) and relax, looking at the landscape.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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MrsB's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 6/10

The surroundings and hot pools are amazing, but just a word of warning for anyone with young children making the (gravelly) hike. Lots of steep drop offs and tricky tracks make it a bit of a 'watching your kids like a hawk' instead of 'enjoying the awesomeness' type of place.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Roman Hauri's avatar

Roman Hauri


Ranking: 9/10

It's a cool place to stay!

Reviewed over 12 years ago and experienced in November 2009

TsjerkJ's avatar



Ranking: 10/10

The way to drive there is beautiful also the camping, hot pools & river.

Reviewed almost 13 years ago and experienced in March 2009