Glacier Hot PoolsCurrently Closed
- Address: Cron St, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand
- Timings: 11:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
- Phone: +64-37520099
- Ticket Price: 20 NZD
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Leisure, Nature, Orphanage
Apart from natural hiking tracks, another attraction that makes this glacier so popular is the Glacier hot pool. Nestled along the rugged West Coast, with lush rainforest surrounding it, this pool is a perfect treat for nature lovers. The entire natural scenic beauty adds up to its tranquil beauty and makes it a perfect destination to unwind yourself and experience a pure state of relaxation.
Take a plunge into the warm water of this pool to put your tired muscles in rest and let your body enjoy the warmth of the ambience.
- Children are welcomed in the pool but needs to be supervised by an adult.
- Alcohol is strictly prohibited near the pool.
- The entire venue is smoke free zone.
- You can bring your own towel or swimwear.
- Lockers are available on rent to store your valuable things.
- Basic Entry Fee: $20NZD
- Basic price for the pools starts from $27 NZD.
- For the private pool sessions and spa sessions, check the official website.
- Last Entry is 8:00pm.
- Duration of staying in the main pool: 90 minutes
- For private pool session: 45minutes
- Nearby Bus Station: Franz Josef 58 On Cron Motel.
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48.59% of people who visit Franz Josef Glacier include Glacier Hot Pools in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
41.94% of people start their Glacier Hot Pools visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Glacier Hot Pools
73.33% of people prefer walking in order to reach Glacier Hot Pools
Well worth coming to visit the hot pools here. They have three baths overall, 36°, 38° and 40°. 36° was absolutely perfect for me and I'm usually really picky about hot baths. The prices were actually really good considering you could stay for as long as you wanted upon entering, the changing facilities and toilets were also in great working order.
It's a nice relaxing hot pool spa with three different temperatures surrounded by New Zealand ferns. Pretty relaxing! I think they should add some more features like a sauna or steam room to improve your value. Especially if this is a back up for rained-out yours, it would be nice to have that little more for the main pool visitors.
Really enjoyed this place. We went while it was raining and the rain coming through the tarpaulin over the pools was nice. It's clean and the water is warm. We just used the main pools. When we went there were lots of people. This meant we had to go on a waiting list for about 25mins. This wasn't the end of the world as there is a cafe in the waiting area. It also meant that the private pools were all booked up. There was a message on the blackboard saying that entry would be stopped at 6pm as a large group had booked. So maybe check ahead. The showers were as clean as any I've used in New Zealand. They had run out of body wash though. We stayed for a little over an hour.
Lovely pools! There's lots of places for you to store your belongings, whether you want them under lock and key or outside with you in plain sight. There are 3 pools, all of them are decent sizes so they didn't feel crowded. Each of them is a different temperature, my personal favourite being the hottest! Could easily have stayed in the cooler one all day though! Staff was very nice and friendly. There were a few packages you could get but I would say the pools are all you need! Changing rooms were nice and had a drier for your wet swimsuits, you could also rent swimsuits, towels or bathrobes It's walking distance from town and it's a lovely place that I would recommend (No pictures to add as you aren't meant to take pictures inside the pools)
What a tranquil space to relax and unwind after a long drive or a walk on the glacier. Love how all the pools are sheltered from the weather and surrounded by lush greeneries. In the female changing room, there are lots of hairdryers provided and lockers. Good facilities all around.