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Glacier Hot Pools

Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 800 044 044
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Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 800 044 044
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing!!! My husband and I had massages. Mine a relaxation one and my husbands a deep tissue. Both were gorgeous!! Filled by time in the hot pools which although busy were still very relaxing. Perfect for a rainy day.

Thank Allymay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the hot springs after a long day out. Although there were a lot of people around it did not seem crowded. They were relaxing and warm after a cold day out and about. If you have time worth a visit.

Thank Fiona V
Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Kia ora Fiona, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you had a relaxing visit. It is perfect on a wet and cold day isn't. Love the recommendation too - thank you. Safe travels. Nga Mihi (Kind Regards), Kate

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is lovely. The pools are outside and have shade. lots over them. There are three temperatures, 38, 40 and 42 degrees.Each pool is a different shape from the rest and there is a lot of greenery in amongst them. I thought $28 was...More

1  Thank Romola H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is clean, the pools are big and it was a very relaxing experience after a day on the glacier.

Thank Sam R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove from Christchurch and after the long drive arrived around 330 to the hot springs. We have a 6 and 10 year old and we are gkad we went early as all the couples and older folks arrived around 530 when we left so...More

1  Thank angusboy02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 different pools take your own towel we did it at night it was very relaxing the 3 pools vary in temp atmosphere & lighting was just right pools are easy accessible & depth just right for adults

Thank Colin V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pools excellent, however when it is raining heavily you will get cold when walking around and the overhead sails do not stop the cold rain.

Thank estevee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked over from staying at 58 on Gron, kids wearing boardies/swimmers braving the cold. Awesome facilities with very friendly staff. We stayed for over an hour in the pools in a natural rainforest setting. Definately recommend as a must do to chill out, unwind &...More

1  Thank Jasong9999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not particularly picturesque or relaxing. Overly chlorinated. Nothing particularly wrong with it but didn't have much of a relaxing atmosphere. Wouldn't recommend for the price but if you're cold, have the money and want to relax, no real reason not to.

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was raining so we decided to warm up in the thermal pools. There are three pools between 36-41 degrees. There were lockers to store your stuff and we hired swimmers and towels. It was the perfect way to relax on a wet day but...More

Thank Soxybaby
Lucy L, Marketing Manager at Glacier Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Soxybaby Thanks so much for taking the time to review the Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools on Trip Advisor. We're so glad you enjoyed your day at the pools and agree it's the best rainy day activity! Safe travels and we look forward...More

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Shreya H
17 June 2017|
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Response from Wanda F | Reviewed this property |
hi no need uf you stay in town. It is in centre of town. Great to relax.
kelly B
23 March 2017|
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Response from NisheshV | Reviewed this property |
no booking required for hot pools. if that what you mean by spa. Apr should be fairly a non peak so may not be required
Judith L
9 March 2017|
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Response from LJD1250 | Reviewed this property |
I couldn't smell chlorine and went under water a lot with no problem.