Tekapo Springs complex is located at 6 Lake Side Drive, Lake Tekapo. This is off State Highway 8. Drive alongside the lake and past the camping ground.
Yes, we have two cooler pools: our Godley pool is 27 degrees Celsius and 1.8 metres at its deepest point. Our Aqua Play Area features a spacious shallow pool which is 33 degrees Celsius and 1 metre at its deepest point. There is an exciting play area next to the shallow pool with interactive water jets, fountains and showers.
Tekapo Springs advise pregnant women not to enter pools that are over 37.5 degrees Celsius (body temperature). Our Ohau pool is 36.5 degrees Celsius, our Pukaki pool is 37.5 degrees Celsius and our cooler pools range from 27 – 33 degrees Celsius.
Our pools range in temperature from 28 to 38.5 degrees Celsius. Fluctuations in water temperatures may occur due to environmental conditions.
No, our water is not geo-thermal in origin; it comes from an underground source near Tekapo and is exceptionally pure.
By entering our premises you accept the following terms and conditions.
As our guest, you need to be aware that there may be an element of risk involved in some of our activities. We have taken all practical measures to adhere to health and safety regulations, however you must accept all risk of injury, accident or property loss. You must also abide by all Tekapo Springs rules and regulations, both expressed and implied, as well as all staff instructions to ensure your safety and the safety of others. If you don’t adhere to these rules, you may be asked to relinquish your ticket without refund. Please note that Tekapo Springs cannot accept any responsibility for lost tickets or wristbands.
Regarding pool safety, children 5 years and under must be accompanied in the pool and within arm's reach of a caregiver 16 years or older at all times.
Children aged between 5 and 8 years old must be actively supervised* by a caregiver 16 years or older.
*Actively supervised means watching your children at all times and able to provide immediate help and at a close distance where you can see, hear and be heard by your child. Your child must be able to see you.
We adhere to New Zealand government law with regard to children under 14 years of age in that they must be supervised at all times with their parent/guardian onsite with them. This is the parent/guardian's responsibility, not Tekapo Springs' responsibility, and in accordance with New Zealand law, leaving children under 14 unsupervised may result in a fine for the parent/guardian.
Our tickets are open dated with the exception of Day Spa & Stargazing which must be pre-booked either online or directly with us. Tickets are valid for 12 months from date of purchase and are non refundable. Promotional priced tickets are only valid for the dates stated at time of purchase. Expired promotional tickets that are less than 12 months from purchase date, can be used as a credit towards a full priced ticket. The difference needs to be paid directly to Tekapo Springs on arrival. If you have purchased a ticket via a third party website or travel supplier, you must deal directly with them as the original place of purchase. This includes any date changes and or any refund requests.