body treatments

Body Treatment – Whakahauora Tinana


Renew & Replenish Body Treatment + Sanctuary Bathing

An aromatic body-smoothing experience laden with minerals, plant oils and antioxidants to reinvigorate and nourish your skin. Feel uplifted and refreshed as you enjoy a mandarin-scented full-body exfoliation that combines natural salts and therapeutic mānuka honey to aid cell renewal and restore skin hydration.

  • Spa essential items
  • 60 minutes Sanctuary Bathing + 60 minutes Body Treatment

120 Minutes



Mānuka Thermal Body Treatment + Sanctuary Bathing

Rediscover naturally radiant skin and restore equilibrium with an idyllic fusion of aroma, native herbs and mānuka honey thermal therapy. Smooth, supple skin is revealed with natural sugar exfoliation, the perfect preparation for an ultra-nourishing and skin energising warm manuka honey and herb wrap. The addition of a scalp and body massage will have you feeling completely soul-soothed and rejuvenated.

  • Spa essential items
  • 60 minutes Sanctuary Bathing + 90 minutes Body Treatment

150 Minutes



Soothe & Soften Body Treatment + Sanctuary Bathing

Revitalise your skin with detoxifying glacial clays, native kawakawa herbs, skin smoothing jojoba beads and healing mānuka honey. This ode to skin love begins with a full body exfoliation before drenching your skin with a blend of mineral-rich clays, nourishing mānuka honey and shea butter. We take you further into the realm of blissful wellbeing with a pressure point scalp massage. 

  • Spa essential items
  • 60 minutes Sanctuary Bathing + 90 minutes Body Treatment

150 Minutes


gift certificates

Give the gift of wellness and restoration with one of our gift certificates.

Whether your voucher is for whānau (family) or hōa (friends) – or something to enjoy together – all will delight at Wai Ariki where taha tinana (physical), taha hinengaro (mental) and taha wairua (spiritual) health are delivered. We focus on bespoke and exclusive experiences, inspired by the legacy and traditional practices of Ngāti Whakaue, drawing on locally created and supplied products, founded on ancient healing.

Please see our FAQs for further information on our Gift Certificates.

Frequently asked questions

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We look forward to welcoming you soon.

Operating Hours

Wai Ariki is open every day of the year except Christmas Day.

Restorative Journey Wai Whakaora

Pools Daily: 9:00AM – 10:00PM (Latest arrival 8:00PM)

Private Pools
Daily: 9:00AM – 9:00PM (Latest arrival 8:00PM)

The Sanctuary Te Āhuru Mōwai

Daily: 9:00AM – 7.30PM (Latest arrival 7:30PM)

Spa Treatments
Daily: 10:00AM – 7:30PM

Sunday to Thursday: 9:00am – 5:30pm

Friday and Saturday: 9:00am – 7:00pm


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