The Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools are currently closed.
Our Private Pools are surrounded by majestic rainforest and offer total seclusion, naturally. A Private Pool experience includes private changing facilities with towels and complimentary entry into the Main Pools.
The water in the Private Pools is re-filtered after every use. Private Pools are 45 minutes in duration. Private Pool bookings are for a minimum of two people and a maximum of four people.
For online bookings please bring your credit card when checking in so we're able to confirm your booking.
Note: minimum age to make a private pool booking is 16 years.
Our three Private Pools have been gifted their names by our local Maori tribe, Te Runanga o Makaawhio, they are:
Te Wai Whakahaumanu: The reviving waters
Te Wai Whakawai: The easing waters
Te Wai Taurima: The tending waters