Wai Ariki Hot Springs & Spa

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Overlooking the stunning Lake Rotorua and meaning ‘Chiefly Waters’ - Wai Ariki offers two architecturally stunning and culturally authentic areas for visitors to explore, unwind, rejuvenate and relax.  

Wai Ariki is inspired, curated and owned by the local iwi, Ngāti Whakaue and is truly a feast for the senses.

Both the Wai Whakaora, meaning (Restorative Journey) and the exclusive Āhuru Mōwai, meaning (Sanctuary - a place of peace and tranquility) are founded on te ao Māori values, traditions and culture.

Opening Hours:

Wai Ariki is open every day of the year except Christmas Day. 
Wai Whakaora (Restorative Journey)
Pools: 7.00am – 11.00pm (Latest arrival 10pm)​
Private Pools: 9.00am – 9.00pm (Latest arrival 8pm)
Te Āhuru Mōwai (Sanctuary) 
Pools: 9.00am – 9.00pm (Latest Arrival 7.30pm)
Spa Treatments: 10.00am – 8.00pm
Daily: 8.00am – 10.00pm


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1047 Whakaue Street, Rotorua Central

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