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A Scenic 10 Minutes From Queenstown
Onsen Retreat & Day Spa is located in what was once the gold mining town of Arthurs Point, only 10km from the centre of Queenstown and 13km from historic Arrowtown.

Driving Directions From Queenstown.
Take Gorge Road from the top of Shotover St. towards Arthurs Point. You‘ll pass a one-lane bridge at the Shotover Jet base. From there, climb the hill and watch for the Nugget Point Hotel on the right. We are located next to the Nugget point hotel. Car parking is available just behind ‘The Picture Framing’, with the main Onsen Retreat & Day Spa building located about 100m further away from the road down the winding track or stairs.

The hot pools are a short walk along a well sign-posted trail towards the Shotover River.

We recommend you arrive 15 min prior to your booking.

Please note that we are set below the level of the road and there are a number of steps to reach us. We do have a track leading down, and while not steep is it is long.

Complimentary Shuttle

We operate a free courtesy shuttle bus service to / from central Queenstown. The service only operates for bookings that request transportation. So please make sure you book the shuttle as part of your package.

• 10 minute drive to/from Queenstown
• Seats 9 passengers
• We do not offer complimentary transport for bookings over 9 people
• Bookings essential
• 4WD – Operates in all conditions
• Pick-up and drop-off at the Station Building in central Queenstown (see below for details)
• Shuttle service is only available for pool bookings on-the-hour (ie. 3pm, 4pm, etc.)
• Collects visitors 30 minutes prior to their booking (ie. 2:30pm, 3:30pm, etc.)
• Departs Onsen Retreat & Day Spa at quarter past each hour.
• Shuttle bus leaves the Station Building sharp at half past the hour, to ensure you are in your pool on time so please be punctual!

Note: The shuttle bus does not accommodate for pool bookings at half past the hour.

The Shuttle Bus pick-up / drop-off location is:

Bus Stop D, corner of Camp St and Shotover St.
Please wait at the brown benches outside ‘The Station & AJ Hackett Bungy’ building.
Please give us your mobile phone number when you call to make your booking. If our driver cannot find you when he comes to collect you, we’ll call you!

Apologies, but due to schedule constraints, we cannot pick-up / drop-off clients at their accommodation.

If you miss your shuttle bus ride it will be your responsibility to make your own way to Onsen Retreat & Day Spa.

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Our Spa Treatment Menu

1 HOUR TREATMENTS

Pure Fiji Bespoke Massage

Choose between the traditional relaxation or deep tissue full body massage

Traditional Relaxation

If you are looking for stress- relief and relaxation with a taste of the beautiful pacific, our full body Relaxation Massage is for you. Smooth, graceful strokes combined with Pure Fiji’s unique blend of cold pressed nut oils infused with tropical flowers will help to calm your nervous system, relieve stress and improve blood circulation to promote a sense of all-round well-being. Your body will feel replenished and your skin nourished. This is a great massage choice for anyone new to massage.

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Deep Tissue

Our deep tissue massage will help relieve tension build-up and realign the muscle tissue. Using slower, firmer strokes and finger pressure combined with Pure Fiji’s unique blend of cold pressed nut oils infused with tropical flowers, this fragrant massage is great for chronically tense and contracted areas such as stiff necks, low back tightness, and sore shoulders.

Onsen Skiers & Hikers Revival

Bespoke Massage

Our signature Onsen Revival treatment uses 100% natural, NZ made Herb Farm balms, oils and bath salts to relieve sore and tired muscles after a day on the slopes or exploring our amazing mountains. This 1hr tailormade massage combines peppermint, lavender and rosemary together with the expert touch of our therapists to free your body from all its tensions. Sooth and relive sore joints and stiff muscles while you soak up the tranquil surrounds and breathtaking views of the Shotover River and picturesque mountains beyond.

Pure Fiji Hydra -Lift Facial 

Hydration Facial

Deliver a powerful hydration boost to your skin with high performance, plant-derived natural ingredients. Pure Fiji’s botanical blend of oils and powerful plant actives will rejuvenate your face and reduce the appearance of fine lines. Your skin will be deeply nourished, repaired and visibly firmer thanks to the increased hydration.

Pure Fiji Papaya Enzyme Exfoliating Facial

Exfoliation Facial

A natural alternative to a chemical peel, this Pure Fiji facial exfoliates skin naturally using a pineapple and papaya enzyme masque. This high-performance masque will effectively and gently remove the build-up of dead skin cells, evening out skin tone resulting in a smoother more radiant complexion. This facial is perfect for dull complexions. 

 

2 HOUR TREATMENTS

Pure Fiji ‘Head to Toe’ Experience

Combine your choice of our Pure Fiji Bespoke Massage (Relaxation OR Deep Tissue) with a Pure Fiji Facial (Hydra-Lift or Exfoliating) 

Whether you are looking to de-stress or relieve tight aching muscles, our two course, Pure Fiji bespoke massage and facial package uses Pure Fiji’s unique blend of cold pressed nut oils and masques, to relax and rejuvenate your body and mind. (Click here for more detail)

Onsen Skiers & Hikers Ultimate Revival

Bespoke Massage and Herb Farm Facial

If you have been making the most of the adrenalin packed activities Queenstown has to offer, this longer 2-hour Ultimate Revival treatment is a must do. Using 100% natural, NZ made Herb Farm salts and pain relief balm, our expert therapists will use gentle, deep finger pressure massage to sooth and relieve sore joints and muscle stiffness caused by all that hiking, skiing and outdoor adventuring. Once relaxed, you will then be treated to a Herb Farm facial which will effectively remove impurities and nourish your skin. Full of nature’s super skin foods, including Jojoba beads for gentle exfoliation and Elderberry extract to help defend your skin against stress, pollution and seasonal changes, this facial will leave your skin glowing, smooth and radiant.