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Pools openings mark high summer season at Tekapo Springs

Pools openings mark high summer season at Tekapo Springs
December 24, 2015

Lucky locals were the first to try out the three new pools at award-winning South Island tourism attraction Tekapo Springs on Wednesday (23rd December)

After three very busy months of construction, the new pools and aqua play additions to the hugely popular facility officially open to the general public from Boxing Day. Designed to complement the resort’s three existing pools the new attractions include an 80 metre² children’s aqua play/spray area, a 130 metre² beach access pool and an 80 metre² adults’ pool.

Tekapo Springs’ owner and Managing Director Karl Burtscher is “thrilled” with the end result, commenting “they look absolutely stunning, the views are simply magnificent view looking straight down Lake Tekapo, and with temperatures forecast in the mid-20’s from Boxing Day onwards even the weather is coming to the party.

“We’re ready, we’re waiting and I’m sure they’ll be the first pools everyone will jump into to officially start their festive break from Saturday.”

The official grand opening of the pools will be held in February.

Tekapo Springs is a year-round attraction nestled on the shores of stunning Lake Tekapo, beloved by visitors from all around the globe. The new pool additions – themed ‘High Country Tarns’, each with its own distinctive shade of aqua green – are part of Tekapo Springs’ long-term growth strategy for expanding its aquatic attractions and offering a wider range of water temperatures and features.

The new cooler adult pool is perfect for hot summer days, while the aqua play and spray area for kids features water jets, funnels, geysers, spots and more.

The new pools will run through winter, depending on outside weather temperatures.

Images (from top): the new adults pool at Tekapo Spring, fun in the sun in the new children’s pool and play area at Tekapo Springs and two youngsters are among the first to enjoy the new kids pool at Tekapo Springs. 

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