Welcome to Maruia Hot Springs

100% natural mineral water

Entering the bathing area is like stepping into another world, nature's sanctuary where the mind and body are calmed by the steam, soothing aroma, the sound of the nearby flowing river and sweeping views of the surrounding Southern Alps.


Two and a half hour's drive West of Christchurch, an hour from Hanmer Springs, on the beautiful Lewis Pass the largest flow rate natural hot springs in the South Island flow at 54C from deep underground and into the pools and private baths at Maruia Hot Springs.

Thermal pools set in this spectacular mountain environment offer visitors a variety of bathing experiences. The indoor Bathhouse pool captures soothing views over the Maruia river, grasslands and mountains. Outside there are thermal pools made from local riverstone, a massaging thermal water shower and a cold plunge pool.

After all the blissful relaxation you can choose to stay in one of the 20 rooms of on-site accommodation.

In the scenic cafe enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner seven days a week.

Day visit bathing opening hours: 8am - 9pm, 7 days a week.

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New Friday Night Escape and Bathe all day Saturday for two package from $299 Restaurant is now open until 10pm (last seating 9pm) 24 hour unlimited

Maruia Hot Springs restaurant launches Pure New Zealand menu.

The Maruia Hot Springs restaurant and café has posted its new Autumn/Winter menus - delicious, fresh and healthy breakfast and dinner options available.

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