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  • Private Pools

    A totally unique, romantic oasis in the rainforest.

    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