Morere Hot Springs

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Morere Hot Springs information

Location
South of Gisborne , New Zealand
Address
SH2
Morere
Telephone
+64 6 837 8856
More information
www.morerehotsprings.co.nz
Prices
adult/child $12/6, private pools $15/10, nonswimmers $3
Opening hours
10am-5pm, extended hours Dec-Feb
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About 55km south of Gisborne, Morere Hot Springs burble up from a fault line below. You might want to tackle the bushwalks (20 minutes to 2½ hours) before taking the plunge. The main swimming pool is near the entrance, but a five-minute stream-side walk through virgin rainforest leads to the bush setting of Nikau Baths. It’s actually ancient seawater that bubbles to the surface here at around 50°C, then cools by 10°C before being pumped into the pools and baths.