Unleash Northwests best
kept secret for the ultimate day trip. Just over
40 mins from Aucklands CBD lies one of New
Zealands natural geothermal wonders -
Large indoor and outdoor pools and two
thrilling hydro-slides have been the main
attractions for decades. BBQ and picnic areas
are situated throughout the park and options for
hiring marquees for groups is also available. If
you are not wanting to prepare your own food
take advantage of the Springs Café and
dining area located next to the indoor pool. Now
extensively redeveloped into an active water
recreation centre, Parakai Springs offers a
range of amenities to make this a full-day's
Huge outdoor thermal pool heated to 32°C
Gentle slope beach area for small
Large indoor thermal pool heated to 40°C
Two thrilling water slidesone long and
the other longer! Fast but safe.
Open from 10am—9pm Sunday—Thursday
Late night and afterhours by arrangement
offers a secluded private venue set in a
landscaped garden with its own thermal rock
pool. A cascading waterfall fills the
rock-rimmed hot spring with sparkling clear
geothermal water. Surrounded by native pongas,
palms and lawn, it's a delightful place to enjoy
a lunch or dinner.
Situated a stones throw away from the pools is the Parakai Springs Camp Ground. Prices include a discounted entry to the hot pools 7 days. A chance to take a late dip in the hot pools before heading off to your camp site for the evening.
Other local attractions include horse riding, a macadamia farm, Wine trails, 'Bees Online', '4W Driving' Sky Diving and a whole lot more. Make the most of your day and head Norwest, we bet you never realised we had so much to offer.