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Geo-Thermal Pools
Rain or shine, all year round

The Lost Spring Geo-Thermal Pools - 1 of TripAdvisor's Top Things To Do in Whitianga

Give it a try, soak away the hours without lifting a finger, courtesy of our poolside food and drinks service

One of the most unique things to do in the Coromandel.

As you emerge through the native bush, the interplay of dancing light and rising steam invites you to explore and find a place to unwind. With water temperatures ranging from 32°C to 41°C and pools no deeper than chest height, there’s a perfect spot for everyone.

The mineral-rich, Geo-Thermal water of The Lost Spring is truly unique. Rising from 667m below the surface through a small crack in the bedrock, the water emerges completely sterile - fossilized after 16,000 years below ground. It’s such a rare & delicate water source, that for several generations it was considered lost until The Lost Spring founder Alan Hopping finally rediscovered it in 1989.

Geo-Thermal Pools

Pool Combo

The Pool Combo gives you the chance to explore our unique Coromandel Geo-Thermal Pools, a delicious platter and a cocktail either poolside or in our restaurant. Available as a ninety-minute short stay combo, this is an absolute favourite.

  • Geo-Thermal Pool Pass
  • Tropical Cocktail
  • Grazing Platter
  • Robe and Towel Hire

Bookings Essential.
Available Rain or Shine

Bookings are essential!

Luxury Oasis of Rejuvenation

Bookings Recommended

Bookings are recommended for pool entry. Arrive and enjoy the tranquil ambiance and soak your way to relaxation in 100% natural mineral waters.

Sit back and relax in the natural spring mineral waters ranging from 30°C to a warm 41°C (89°F - 104°F).

Poolside Service

The Lost Spring is a licensed premise with a licensed Café on site and poolside service available. Please do not bring your own food or drinks on site.

Our Restaurant and Café offers delicious fresh juices and healthy meals, as well as decadent dishes and tasty cocktails. Meals and beverages are available poolside, or in one of the many dining areas.

Child Policy

Please be aware The Lost Spring is a special place for adults. Children under 14 are not permitted in or around our Geo-Thermal Pools.

Children over 14 and younger than 18 are permitted in our Geo-Thermal pools but must be accompanied by an adult with an ideal 1:1 adult/child ratio.

About The Lost Spring

Soak in New Zealands Natural spring mineral waters at the lost spring Whitianga, Coromandel Peninsula

Our Philosophy & Founder: Alan Hopping

The Lost Spring is returning magic to the lives of many and we are driven by a commitment to excellence.

After years of tenaciously searching before finally striking the water source, The Lost Spring was sculpted by the hands and vision of founder Alan Hopping.  Alan’s unique personality and love of the Coromandel region are reflected in everything; from the swim-in crystal cave to the lush native bush throughout The Lost Spring.

The story of The Lost Spring and Alan's relentless pursuit of his dream of re-discovering the once-lost water source is a history that we cherish. Our heritage is woven into the fabric of The Lost Spring and makes it all the more rewarding for us to share this magical place with visitors. Alan now runs The Lost Spring alongside his daughter, Alanna, who grew up in Whitianga.   

The Lost Spring, beautifully located on the Coromandel Peninsula is a truly unique NZ experience.


See what people love about The Lost Spring

"Hidden treasure"

Well worth going. A hidden treasure in Whitianga, and highly recommended. Great place for couples with hot springs, cocktails and meals.

"Anniversary Treat"

Fabulous place, very relaxing and enjoyed the pina colada by the pool, topped off with a couples massage.


I had a most enjoyable time having a swim and then a body massage as well as a platter of delicious food and a cocktail

Find the Lost Spring, Whitianga, New Zealand

Visit New Zealand's Luxury Oasis of Geo-Thermal Pools, Day Spa & Dining

Opening Hours

Geo-thermal Pools

Friday - Saturday: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Last booking 7.00pm

Sunday: 9.30am - 7pm
Last booking 5.00pm

Bookings Essential


Day Spa

Thursday - Sunday: 9.30am - 7pm

Bookings Essential

Bookings essential for Day Spa


Thursday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Last reservation at 5:45pm

Friday - Sunday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Last reservation at 8pm

Reservations Essential