Wairakei Terraces Taupo, NZ
Bathe at the bottom of silica terraces, in a series of hot thermal pools that will keep you warm long after you have left the healing water.
Maori have a long tradition of natural holistic health practices that have been handed
down through the generations and are now being received by a worldwide culture
interested in health, wellness and natural medicine.
The waters and clays of Wairakei were highly valued by Maori for their healing
powers and therapeutic benefits. At the turn of the last century, travelers world wide
came by train, by horse or stagecoach to ‘take the waters’, testifying to its
‘remarkable curative properties’.
Visitors can now bathe in a series of hot thermal pools rich in minerals, uniquely
situated below magnificent silica terraces that provide a ‘feel back in time’ sensation,
leaving you warm long after you have left the water
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