Waikite Valley Hot Pools (F17)

Waikite valley Thermal Pools and small campground.

GPS: -38.327282 176.302968

Waikite Valley area overview

Waikite Valley area overview

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Waikite Valley Thermal Pools

Waikite Valley Thermal Pools

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Adult-oriented hot pool at Waikite.

Adult-oriented hot pool at Waikite.

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One of the delightful adult-oriented hot pools at Waikite Springs.  Great rocks to lean against...and nice gurgle from the stream flowing on the other side of the fence.

One of the delightful adult-oriented hot pools at Waikite Springs. Great rocks to lean against…and nice gurgle from the stream flowing on the other side of the fence.

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The big kids-friendly pool at Waikite Springs

The big kids-friendly pool at Waikite Springs

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The short track to Te Manaroa boiling spring.

The short track to Te Manaroa boiling spring.

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The steaming Te Manaroa

The steaming Te Manaroa

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Signage on the Te Manaroa track.

Signage on the Te Manaroa track.

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Just to walk this short track to Te Manaroa is enough to warrant a visit to Waikite, whether you want to soak or not.

Just to walk this short track to Te Manaroa is enough to warrant a visit to Waikite, whether you want to soak or not.

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Signage on the Te Manaroa track.

Signage on the Te Manaroa track.

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The boiling and steaming river charging out of Te Manaroa spring at Waikite.

The boiling and steaming river charging out of Te Manaroa spring at Waikite.

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Waikite Valley signage

Waikite Valley signage

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The super-impressive Te Manaroa boiling spring.  Often you can't see any of the spring because of the copious steam.

The super-impressive Te Manaroa boiling spring. Often you can’t see any of the spring because of the copious steam.

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Waikite Valley Thermal Pools' small campground

Waikite Valley Thermal Pools’ small campground

Signage on the Te Manaroa track.  Waikite Valley Thermal Pools’ small campground.

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