Are all Under 16's free entry?

Anyone living within Auckland Council Boundaries and under 16 years old is entitled to FREE CASUAL ENTRY - conditions apply if under 16's come through as part of a group booking.

Can T-shirts or singlets be worn in the pool?

We do not allow any COTTON t-shirts/singlets to be worn in the pool mainly for health and safety reasons as cotton becomes very heavy in water.  

Can I bring in food?

These rules are in place to minimise waste from excessive amounts of food brought into the facility. Thank you for understanding.



  • A packed lunch
  • 1 drink per person
  • Juice
  • Home made food/lunch
  • Fruit
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Birthday Cakes


  • No alcohol
  • No glass
  • No chilly bins
  • No trays of drinks or fizzy drink 1.5lt or 2.25lt
  • No commercial food e.g. takeaways like Pizza/fast food etc.
  • No trays of pre-cooked/made food
  • No portable cooking devices e.g. BBQs 

BBQ bookings; please email parnellbathscafe@icloud.com to find out how to book a BBQ (bookings must be made in advance) and for more information regarding what food you can bring in for this.

Parnell Baths has a function room available for hire where it is more appropriate for these items to be consumed. Please enquire at reception for more details.

Management reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone who fails to adhere to this policy. Please do not be offended if Parnell Baths staff asks to inspect your bags upon arrival as part of our procedures.

Thank you for your cooperation and respecting our facility rules.


Is Smoking allowed?

 There is also NO Smoking in our facility, please note that this includes the use of vapes.