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  1. New Zealand
  2. West Coast, South Island
  3. Franz Josef Town
  4. Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools

Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools: Single Entry Ticket

Product ID: 190637
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Enjoy a single entry to Franz Josef Hot Pools giving you access to the three main pools ranging in temperature from 38 to 40° Celsius. Enter a haven of natural tranquillity nestled in the heart of the rainforest to relax and unwind after your adventures.
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  • Relax in the tranquil surroundings of Franz Josef's lush native rainforest
  • Immerse yourself in the three main pools of varying temperatures
  • Treat yourself to a spa treatment or a massage also available onsite
Full description
Nestled in a heavily wooded rainforest beneath old West Coast trees, these hot pools offer you the chance to unwind in a relaxing natural sanctuary.  

As you immerse yourself in the heated waters, day-to-day worries disappear and an experienced team will take care of all the details. On offer are three main hot pools of varying temperatures, along with three secluded private pools (available separately on GetYourGuide), spa and massage treatments, plus a licensed café. 

The pools are in perfect synergy with the environment, ranging in temperature from 38 to 40° Celsius and covered by giant sails offering protection from the elements. The three main pools weave through the rainforest and are a superb place to relax and rejuvenate in nature. They were gifted their names by the local Maori tribe, Te Runanga o Makaawhio: Te Puna Mahaki (Pool of Calmness), Te Puna Makoha (Pool of Tranquillity), Te Puna Marino (Pool of Serenity). 
  • Single entry ticket
  • Access to 3 main pools
  • Poolside cubbyholes for belongings

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Meeting point

Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools, 63 Cron Street, Franz Josef.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Open all year round from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM, last entry 8:00 PM.
• Franz Josef is a 2-hour drive from Greymouth, 6-hours from Christchurch, and 5-hours from Queenstown.
• The Main Pools are suitable for guests of all ages and are approximately 1-meter deep.
• Children are welcome in the pools and must be supervised by an adult at all times.
• Towels, lockers, swimwear are available on site, as well as a retail outlet and refreshments.
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Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools

Product ID: 190637