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Morere Hot Springs

State Highway 2, Morere, New Zealand
+64 6-837 8856
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Terrific Experience

On a cold, rainy day, soaking in a private hot thermal pool at Morere was just the thing. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nigel L
Adelaide, Australia
Worthwhile stop between Gisborne and Napier.

Decided to stop at the Morere Hot Springs during our travels between Gisborne and Napier. This... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ieme d
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Therapeutic Natural Mineral Springs set amongst one of the largest tracts of lowland rainforest remaining on the East Coast.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hot pools” (32 reviews)
“private pool” (11 reviews)
“native bush” (10 reviews)
State Highway 2, Morere, New Zealand
+64 6-837 8856
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On a cold, rainy day, soaking in a private hot thermal pool at Morere was just the thing. Very relaxing and quite sublime when you are able to watch the babbling creek below from very private surrounds. Came out relaxed and refreshed and commented that...More

Thank Nigel L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to stop at the Morere Hot Springs during our travels between Gisborne and Napier. This place is around 50kms south of Gisborne. It is a beautiful native bush setting with a choice of different pools. It was very tranquil, maybe because it was in...More

Thank Ieme d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had driven past a few times and wondered about this place, most probably like a lot of others and finally one day after going to Mahia we decided to stop in on the way back to Gisborne. What mugs we are for not doing...More

Thank baldeeman
Wendy G, Manager at Morere Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for you review of Morere and stopping. You are so right,, many travellers have done just like yourselves, travelled past many times. Usually when they do finally stop it is because they have time, that valuable commodity. Look forward to seeing you again next...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Great place for a walk and a soak in the pools. The Nikau Pools area was especially nice (though the cold pools down the bottom would be great for the kids in summer!)

Thank jenfers
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

It is a solid drive from Gisborne to Morere Hot Springs, so it was great that we could have this as our afternoon activity. We took the teens up the Nikau Walk to the plunge pools. While it got a wee bit crowded at one...More

Thank RowenaB6
Reviewed 29 April 2017

These hot pools are in a lovely setting - surrounded by bush. If it had not been raining we would have stayed a little longer and explored the tracks. The hots pools are the real deal - a mineral hot spring. We took a tribe...More

1  Thank Suzan H
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped off here for a beautiful soak and recharge on our way from Gisborne to Napier. There's something here for all - larger pools for those with kids, private pools for those wanting a bit of alone time and plunge pools a seven-minute walk...More

Thank kathmeista
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Real hot spring water, full of minerals, set in the backdrop of giant trees and palms. No fuss and yet accessible with paved walkway up to Nikau palm forest upper hot pools. So lovely on your way to Mahia or back from East Cape. Bigger...More

Thank Dolly T
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The stunning coastal forest of Morere is the perfect setting for the Morere Hot Springs. Everything feels so magical from thick forest to the birds flying around. The slightly salted fossilised sea water is a bliss and the whole experience on a rainy day feels...More

Thank Robin_Laura
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is a peaceful spot where you can picnic, soak in hot pools or swim in a cold pool close to the road. Or take a short or long walk through beautiful bush to another set of hot pools in the open. The Mangakawa Track...More

Thank huntwhanau
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Questions & Answers
11 November 2016|
Response from Wendy G | Property representative |
$12 per adult, $6 per child. Check out web site. Open 10am to 6pm
Jenny H
2 September 2016|
Response from Wendy G | Property representative |
Sorry not on site across the road there is at Morere tearooms