Whangarei Aquatic Centre has Northland's only wave pool (with 6 x 25m lanes and children’s play lagoon). Our other pool attractions include:

  • 2 hydro slides (a scary ride and a really scary ride)
  • 1 hydrotherapy pool (a constant 34 degrees - great for arthritis/stroke sufferers and those undergoing physical rehabilitation)
  • family spa pool area
  • two tots' pools 
  • an outdoor dive pool (open during summer only)

The facility, which also includes our fitness centre, Cascade Cafe and a fenced and grassed outdoor play area, is a great place to meet, socialise, relax, have fun and/or get active and fit. We welcome groups and can provide cheap admission rates for groups of 15 or more swimmers, providing we have at least 7 days notice

We are situated across the bridge from Whangarei's iconic town basin and next to the Hatea Loop Track and Hatea River Walks, with spectacular bush and views from Mt Parihaka, and have free parking for 160 cars. Click here for a map

Find us 

2011 NZRA Outstanding Pool Award
2015 CLM Facility of the year 



We offer memberships or concession cards to make it cheaper for you to swim regularly.

Find out more about cash memberships and concession cards

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