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Waitomo Day Spa, Indulgent Treatments & Floatation

Experience floatation therapy, as well as luxury massage, face and body treatments in our spacious rooms with private courtyards.

A place of pampering and escape, our professionally trained staff are committed to your every need. Our environment is serene, luxurious and peaceful. Relaxation and comfort are assured with our floatation Dreampods featuring spacious interiors along with gentle music and soft lighting.

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Treatments

 

Facial Treatments

All treatments utilise the pure plant extracts of Janesce Skincare products to feed, nourish & support your skin. Formulated by a naturopath, not a cosmetic chemist, Janesce's priority lies in pure goodness for your skin.

Petite Facial 50 min $100
A facial focusing on the essentials for those who need a hydrating, botanical skin boost in under an hour. Includes a beautiful Janesce cleanse, gentle enzyme peel, herbal steam and facial mask which is designed to rejuvenate and rebalance your skin. There is no facial massage in this treatment.

Janesce Signature Facial 1 hour 20 min $145
This beautiful, botanical facial treatment begins with a thorough cleanse, followed by the Gentle Enzyme Peel to soften and clear away dead skin cells. We then envelop your skin in a warm mist of fragrant herbal steam to hydrate and oxygenate your skin. This is followed with a toning facial, neck and décolletage massage using aromatic oils. An intensive mask is blended with specific herbal tinctures to address your unique skin needs. While the mask works its magic on your skin, we treat you to a relaxing hand or foot massage. We finish with a floral mist and botanical concentrate before applying moisturiser and suncare.

Slow Beauty Luxury Facial 1 hour 20 min $165
This luxurious Slow Beauty Facial is a dreamy slow dance of massage, botanical therapy and fragrant relaxation that seems to last forever. We begin with a warm compress, followed by gentle cleansing, skin soaking and a gentle enzyme peel. From here your skin is flooded with wellbeing using the Janesce Solutions range. Re-energising Concentrate is drizzled onto the skin and Perfecting Gel applied and infused with herbal-enriched steam to hydrate and oxygenate the skin. Warmed Bestow Nourishing Facial Oil is then slowly brushed over the face and neck with a fan brush, an experience not to be missed! A slow facial and neck massage will relax you completely and prepare your skin for a botanical facial mask, blended especially for your skin needs. While the mask works its magic you will be treated to a complimentary foot or hand massage. And, just when you think it’s all over, the mask is removed with a hot compress and you are treated to a final massage, enhanced with anti-ageing and anti-oxidant products. We apply serum, lotion and sun care and complete your treatment with a scalp massage and fragrant mist.

Body Treatments

Your skin is your body's largest organ, and yet when it comes to what we put on our skin, most beauty companies reserve their best ingredients for what’s above the neck. We'll help you care for your body through elevated natural formulas and effortless self-care rituals to nourish the body and soul

Hydrating Glow Slow Beauty Ritual 60 minutes $155
Exfoliation/Wrap/Hydration Multi-treatment Slow Beauty Ritual for deep hydration. A refining sugar body polish exfoliates to reveal new skin which is then nourished with a jojoba oil to further deliver the ingredient benefits into the skin. A creme hydration with aloe and shea butter is the finishing touch resulting in an overall hydrated glow.

Deep Sleep Slow Beauty Ritual 75 minutes $148
Full Massage/Wrap with Scalp and Foot Massage Multi-Treatment Slow Beauty Ritual to promote deep sleep and/or help relieve symptoms of jet lag. This deeply relaxing Slow Beauty Ritual includes a full-body massage, calming scalp and grounding foot massage while enveloped in a nourishing wrap. The sweet exotic scent of Jasmine Tuberose Body Salve relieves physical tension and an overstimulated mind

Hydrating Body Scrub 30 mins $105
Polish/Hydration For all skin types but especially normal to dry skin. To refresh skin and provide hydration. This gentle sugar-based body polish gently exfoliates and deeply hydrates the skin with coconut sugars and jojoba oil, while ginger increases circulation leaving your skin glowing

Firming Body Wrap 30 mins $160
Mask/Wrap/Hydration - For firming and nourishment.
This peptide-rich mask wrap promotes collagen production in the skin for a firmer appearance while rich oil nourishes and hydrates the skin. The essential oils and extracts of the Citrus Cardamom scent elevate the senses.

Scalp Treatment 15 mins $15
For mental clarity & relaxation, optional with oil or dry. This scalp massage increases blood circulation to the head to relieve tension, relax the mind & helps to strengthen hair roots

 

Floatation, The Quieter You Become, The More You Hear

Floatation tanks are a light and sound-free environment designed to allow the mind to drift into the deepest state of relaxation possible. This deep relaxation resets the body’s hormonal and metabolic balance, strengthening resistance to and accelerating recovery from the effects of stress, illness, injury or strenuous exercise.

The buoyancy created by dense epsom-salts removes the effects of gravity on the body creating an experience of total weightlessness. Once settled, it is virtually impossible to distinguish what body parts are in contact with the water and those that aren’t due to the 35.5°C water temperature. Each floatation tank contains 1000L of water with 500kg of specially formulated epsom salts added creating a depth of 30cm.

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The Power of Floatation

  • Unprecedented ComfortThe unit is fully ventilated through natural convection and guaranteed draught free.
  • Integrated AudioOur pods all contain an in-tank audio system, using the latest transducer technology, which excite the skin of the tank to ensure optimum fidelity.
  • Integrated Chakra Light TherapyOur pods all contain integrated Soft-light therapy via LED light and control technology. Customers can choose to initiate the pod’s computerized light show at anytime which slowly scrolls through endless vibrant chakra colours. Practitioners of chromotherapy will love this feature.
  • Sanitation in the PodThe water within our floatation pods may well be the most pristine and hygienic water you will ever encounter. It undergoes, multiple times per day, a comprehensive filtration process, which removes any and all particulate. Combined with the natural disinfecting qualities of the dense Epsom salt solution and additional non-toxic disinfectant, there is no cleaner or safer water environment to relax in. Floating in a our floatation pods is many times safer than swimming in a public swimming pool or even your own backyard hot tub.
  • High Salt EffectThe water in the pod is roughly 40% magnesium sulfate (Epson Salt), essentially making the water sterile. No pathogenic organisms can survive salt concentrations above 10%.
  • FiltrationThe entirety of the water is filtered through a one-micron filter three times after every float, which filters the water to an incredible 100 times smaller than a human hair. Skimmers are also used to keep the surface completely clear.
  • ChemistryWe measure and maintain the pH, alkalinity, buoyancy and temperature of our pods constantly. We also use an additional non-toxic disinfectant in all of our float pods combined with UV light.
 

Float Packages

Float And Massage 2 Hours $148
After experiencing complete relaxation in the floatation pod, enjoy a 30 minute Swedish massage

The Ultimate Float Package 3 Hours $305
After your float experience enjoy our Hydrating Glow Slow Beauty ritual and a Janesce Petite Facial

Your Perfect Package
Contact us to design your perfect Spa Experience tailored for you.

Memberships

Can't get enough of floating? Our memberships offer the best value! Floating can be a life changing tool when utilised regularly. The benefits, much like practising yoga or meditation are cumulative, which explains why our members incorporate floating into their everyday lives. The more you float, the better it gets. So what are you waiting for, become a member today and start discovering what a calmer, clear-headed, and more focused you can achieve.

Basic 1 Float a month $59 / month
  • Share with a friend!
  • Free float on signup!
  • Free float every 6 months!
  • Unused floats never expire!
  • Extra floats for $49/float!
  • $49 introductory friend rate (referral)

Premium 2 Floats a month $99 / month
  • Share with a friend!
  • Free float on signup!
  • Free float every 6 months!
  • Unused floats never expire!
  • Extra floats for $49/float!
  • $49 introductory friend rate (referral)

Floats are 60 minutes.
Membership will auto-renew on the same day each month from signup.
Membership can be cancelled any time after 3 months from signup.

Massage Treatments

Massage
30 minutes $72
60 minutes $95
Classic Swedish massage, relaxing with a lighter touch. A classic gentle massage to ease tension, increase blood flow and circulation, and provide muscle relief, resulting in an overall sense of well-being.

Balinese Massage, stress relieving massage that combines targeted pressure with firm, flowing movement. Starting at the base of the spine the massage features scented Sparitual oils




Float Packs

Just looking for a taste, not up for a commitment? Or looking to give a loved one the perfect gift? We've got you covered!

Single Float $89
  • Towels & earplugs provided!
  • Float never expires!
  • No commitments!

3-floats $267 $199
  • Share with friends!
  • Private room & shower!
  • Float never expires!
  • Save $68.00!

Floats are 60 minutes.
Not sure what to choose? Don't worry - book your first float and decide what suits you best after your float.
 

About The Day Spa

Located at Waitomo Caves Village, Waitomo Day Spa is the perfect way to start or finish your underground adventure. Caving aside, it’s also the perfect way to simply explore some quality indulgence - perhaps whilst your friends are exploring underground. This is a boutique purpose-built facility handy to everything at Waitomo including excellent food at "Adventures Café" - located in the same building.

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Common Questions

Everything you need to know.

 
  • Is there anything I should do to prepare?

    Don't drink coffee for at least 4 hours beforehand (it can make your system jittery). Also, don't shave or wax since the salt water can irritate your skin. Eating a light meal about an hour to 90 minutes ahead of time stops your stomach from growling while you float. Other than that, there's no specific preparation needed.

  • Do I need to bring anything?

    If you have longer hair, you may want to bring a comb. Also, something to put your contact lenses into while you're in the pod. Other than that, we provide everything you need (towels, earplugs, body wash/shampoo, hair dryers)

  • What if I'm claustrophobic?

    Being in the pods is more like floating in outer space than being shut in a box. You're always in control of your environment, and even people with extreme claustrophobia have reported having no problems with their time in the pod. You can even choose to float with the door open if it makes you more comfortable.

  • Can more than one person float in a tank at a time?

    Only one person per tank. We do however have two pod rooms, so two people can come float simultaneously.

  • Do you have your own private room?

    Yes, you have your own private pod room equipped with your own personal shower, which you’ll use before and after your float. For this reason, most people do not wear a swimming costume as this presses against the body and takes away from the experience.

  • Will my skin wrinkle like it does in the bathtub?

    No. The epsom salt in the water is a natural skin emollient. Your skin will feel silky smooth.

  • Can I float if I'm pregnant?

    Absolutely, pregnant women love floating! There is even a special position you can float in that relieves all of the weight of the baby off of the mother's body. If you are in your third trimester, or have any concerns, please consult with your physician before coming in.

  • Can I drown if I fall asleep in there?

    No. Some people fall asleep, but the water is so buoyant that you stay afloat. The worst that can happen is getting woken up by a bit of salt water in your eyes.

  • Do I have to stay in the whole time?

    You can get out anytime. That said, the 60-minutes usually goes by way faster than you'd expect, most people are report being quite surprised when their time is up.

  • How do you clean the Pods?

    Floating is extremely sanitary. With the combination of our filtration system, which runs at minimum three complete filtration cycle’s after every float session and with the natural bacterial killing qualities of salt, the water inside the tank is cleaner than tap water. We also use UV light and non-toxic disinfectants in all the pods.

  • Is this new-age mumbo jumbo?

    Floating has been around for over 60 years and has hundreds of published research to back it up. No mumbo or jumbo here.

 
 

Terms & Conditions

Cancellation Policy
We understand that sometimes it is necessary for you to change your appointment. Out of consideration, we kindly ask that you provide a minimum of twelve hours’ notice if you wish to change or cancel your appointment. Should the appropriate notice be given, we will provide a full refund. If insufficient notice is given you will be charged at full price.

Late Arrivals
Please arrive on time for your booking to fully enjoy therapy. Late arrivals will result in an accordingly shorted booking and the full booking price will be charged.

Medical Conditions
Certain medical conditions or heath issues sometimes mean it is not advisable for a guest to have a therapy. Please advise us on booking of any health issues, allergies or injuries.

Pregnancy
Please advise if you are an expectant mother so we can offer you the best advice on our services most suitable for you during this special time.

Treatment Time Unavailable?

Not all therapies are available to book online, if your requested time is unavailable contact our team on +64 7 878 7789 or [email protected] to see if we can make your appointment work.

 
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