A visit to the Tokaanu Thermal Springs and Rotorua with a short trip to Tauranga

Just thinking about the great time we had in NZ a short few months ago.

A Kiwi living in Brighton

Tokaanu Hot Springs and Huka Falls

Our next stop after walking the Tongariro Crossing was a place to ease the aches in our muscles. The Tokaanu Hot Pools are near Turangi and an ideal place to relax for a few hours. We had a lovely hot soak in a private pool. The cost for a private pool is NZ$10 each for a generous 30 minutes. There are also cooling showers outside the private pools. There also is a lovely free leisurely 15 minute walk around the back seeing bubbling mud, hot springs and the thermal area where the hot springs originate. There also is a public pool included in the price of admission for the private pool. I like this hot springs as it is not trying to overcharge you like some of the hot springs around Taupo and Rotorua. We stopped here on our way to Rotorua at the…

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