If you feel like you need to warm up because it’s teeming down outside, there’s nothing better than a long hot soak at one of a mineral-rich hot pool. The AC Baths has a large geothermally heated outdoor leisure pool that is perfectly pleasant, even in the rain. The kids will love the two hydroslides and the tarzan rope swing.
Taupō De Bretts Spa Resort has two outdoor geothermal mineral pools and indoor private pools as well as three hydroslides to keep the kids entertained. The adults-only Wairakei Terraces has numerous mineral-rich pools with temperatures between 38 and 42 degrees celcius. At the southern end of the lake, you can enjoy a soothing dip in the private or public Tokaanu Thermal Pools.