Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday...

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park

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41 Rankers Reviews

11 Face-to-Face

11 Thermal Pools

15 Waihi

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Athenree Hot Springs
Lots of room for tents!
Campervans welcome!

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Welcome to Athenree Hotsprings & Holiday Park!

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park is your family park of choice. Located in New Zealand’s sunny Bay of Plenty region, at the northern end of Tauranga Harbour. Our all-season Athenree accommodation has a tranquil, park setting with magnificent mature puriri trees and an abundance of native birds. Great memories are created and a relaxing holiday for the whole family is guaranteed!

Ideal Family Accommodation

There are many activities in the area and we offer several great accommodation options for you to choose from. We have spacious 2-bedroom Motel Units and Deluxe Chalets available (each with Freeview and SKY TV), also standard cabins (share park facilities) and we certainly don’t compromise on space for camping with our range of tent and campervan sites.

Thermal Mineral Pools

Staying guests are free to enjoy our two natural mineral pools. The pure thermal water feels silky and soft on the skin and are perfect for relaxing in after a long day sightseeing. There is a continuous flow of spring water in the pools, creating bubbles to help soothe away any aches. Our new mosaic artwork within the pool area has created quite a buzz among our guests. Both pools are drained and thoroughly cleaned daily so you can be guaranteed a special experience in our chemical free pools.

Inspection of our park and accommodation are welcome.

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Location

North IslandBay of PlentyWaihi

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  • Camping Grounds
  • Dump Station
  • Thermal Pools

Operating Season And Hours

Thermal Pools

Athenree Holiday Park’s hot pools are open every day for our guests from 8.30am until 7.30pm at no extra charge.

The public are also welcome to use our hot pools from 10:00am until 7:30pm daily.

Last public admissions to the pools is 7:00pm.

Reviews

Showing 13 reviews of 39.

Teo's avatar

Teo

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent holiday park. The hotpools are well maintained and water clean. Powesites are large with room for awning and well maintain grass. We enjoy our stay and will be added to our agenda as a favorit place. A big thank you to the staff for warming welcome and helpfull advice.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave the review Teo, Glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to having you back

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Gayle

Ranking: 4/10

Lovely place to stay, but were very disappointed with Manager asking us to turn music down at 3.30 in the afternoon, when 1 person complained and other people in the camp ground had their music on just as loud. Probably will not be back.

Reviewed 3 months ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

We are sorry Gayle but when our guests make a complaint we are not able to ignore it.

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Anton Reynecke

Ranking: 9/10

Very neat facility room, was small but comfy Staff were friendly and helpful enjoyed my stay would recommend to others

Reviewed 11 months ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the comments - always great to know guests have enjoyed their stay!

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DawnH

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing place like a hidden gem! Beautiful clean facilities with great local walks. Relax in the spa afterwards such a treat.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments! Glad you enjoyed our facilities and sounds like you enjoyed your soak in the pools too.

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Robert Thomson

Ranking: 10/10

When we first came here we knew it would be our go to get away place. Probably one of the cleanest camps in the Country and Garry and Sue are so friendly and helpful. The pools are stunning and very clean as they empty and wash them out each night, no chlorine!! I heard Garry and Sue are retiring so I hope the new managers are just as efficient and pleasant to deal with, we will miss seeing them around. We highly recommend a stay here if youre in the area and so much cheaper than Waihi beach.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments! Always good to hear guests have enjoyed their stay and appreciate you taking time to tell us. Hope we see you again soon.

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Martin Hansen

Ranking: 8/10

A really nice place to stay for the night.
The toilets and showers are really nice.
$50 is quite expensive for 2 adults. But when you keep in mind that you many other places will pay $40 for something similar, the last $10 is well spend for the hot pools.
Do yourself a favour and get up early to be in the pools before you check out. It definitely feels like you get an hour extra of sleep when you have been in these pools.

Really nice and friendly staff.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments! Guests do love our pools and we're glad you did too. Hope we see you again.

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Martin Hansen

Ranking: 8/10

A really nice place to stay for the night.
The toilets and showers are really nice.
$50 is quite expensive for 2 adults. But when you keep in mind that you many other places will pay $40 for something similar, the last $10 is well spend for the hot pools.
Do yourself a favour and get up early to be in the pools before you check out. It definitely feels like you get an hour extra of sleep when you have been in these pools.

Really nice and friendly staff.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments again! It's always good to know guests have enjoyed their time here.

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Beth's avatar

Beth

Ranking: 9/10

Nice spot, clean facilities, owners are very kind. 25 $ ppn powered sites, free unlimited showers. Free access to Hot Pools. No minerals in the water, just 35 degrees warm and a heated pool of 39 degrees. Lots of birds around.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Great! Thanks for the kind words and nice to know you enjoyed your stay with us. There are minerals in the pools but the water is not highly mineralised so no smell or tarnishing of jewellery. Rates to stay are even less from tomorrow and we do specials in winter too. Thanks again for the comments.

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Pat Burns

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice campground with large sites, nice laundry and kitchen facilities. The hot spring pool is terrific for a bit of relaxation.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments - always enjoy hearing guests have enjoyed their time with us!

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Brian

Ranking: 9/10

Nice very clean camp right on tidal estuary with free access to hot pools. Although our site was right next to the mudflats it was difficult to get to the water. Lots of birds feeding on the mudflats.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments! Glad you enjoyed our pools too. We have plenty of native birds in and around the park - they love our mature trees. Thanks again.

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Evangelene

Ranking: 10/10

Our favorite camping experience from our month long camping road trip. The owner gave such a warm greeting. She walked us around the campground to show us the facilities, and found us a nice quiet tent site tucked back away from everyone. Highly recommend. The hot pools are incredible, but they do close at 7:30 pm for cleaning so make sure you get there in time for a soak!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Paul Smith

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Quiet park with good facilities and free use of hot pools.
Wonderful bird life in the estuary but few places to walk

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for taking time to comment. Guests just love our pools! We do have plenty of bird life here - and you can walk either side of the estuary here in Athenree, and the wetlands on the way to Waihi Beach are worth a look too.

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NA

Ranking: 9/10

I’m an ocassional hot pool customer with a pre paid account.What impresses me is firstly the staff,how friendly and positive they(Sue got to know my name almost immediately the first time I visited the pool and is always pleasant friendly and always remembers my name) and secondly how clean and well presented the hot pools are and their charges are reasonable too.Lovely mosaic murals decorate the walls around the large pool giving pool users something pleasant to admire.I warmly recommend both kiwis and tourists alike to seek out this little local gem near Waihi beach and experience the pleasure of these hot pools,pools which are emptied and refilled every evening.We are fortunate to have such a lovely local facility .

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the fantastic comments! We are glad you can enjoy our lovely Pools too.