WE INVITE YOU TO EXPERIENCE, WAI ARIKI HOT SPRINGS AND SPA
Step into Wai Ariki, a place where Ngāti Whakaue culture, healing traditions, and warm hospitality converge. Nestled by the captivating Lake Rotorua, its name, ‘Chiefly Waters,’ reflects the majesty it holds. Owned and curated by the local iwi, you’ll discover the Wai Whakaora, a path to restoration, and the exclusive sanctuary, Āhuru Mōwai, both deeply rooted in Māori values. Experience a world of uniqueness that transcends borders and touches hearts. Wai Ariki awaits to embrace you with its magic.
Frequently asked questions
Before your arrival, we kindly ask you to take a moment to peruse our FAQs and familiarise yourself with our terms and conditions.
We look forward to welcoming you soon.
Wai Ariki is open every day of the year except Christmas Day.
Restorative Journey Wai Whakaora
Pools Daily: 9:00AM – 10:30PM (Latest arrival 8:15PM)
Daily: 9:00AM – 9:00PM (Latest arrival 8:00PM)
The Sanctuary Te Āhuru Mōwai
Daily: 9:00AM – 9:00PM (Latest arrival 7:30PM)
Daily: 10:00AM – 7:30PM
Sunday to Thursday: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Friday and Saturday: 9:00am – 7:00pm
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