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Take a
big splash

Waterworld Te Rapa is our flagship aquatics centre and it offers something for everyone. With six pools including toddler and outdoor pools, hydroslides, a full-service gym, land and water-based exercise classes, learn to swim classes and more, we’re here to welcome you seven days a week. Whether you’re a family wanting a splash or a serious swimmer clocking up laps. You’ll find our trained and friendly staff always willing to answer questions and make sure everyone’s safe.

Opening hours

  25M Pool 50M Pool Lido Pool* Hydrotherapy Pool Hydroslide & Speed Slide* Steam and Sauna Waterworld Gym
Monday - Friday

8am to 8pm

3.30pm to 6.30pm
(Learn to Swim only)


5:30am to 8pm

Closed between 9am - 3pm

due to planned maintenance 


6am to 8pm

Closed due to Level 2

Closed due to Level 2

5.30am to 8pm


8am to 11:30am
(Learn to Swim only)

11:30am to 8pm
(General Public)

7am to 8pm

9am to 6pm

Closed due to Level 2

Closed due to Level 2

7am to 8pm


9am to 11:00am
(Learn to Swim only)

11:00am to 8pm
(General Public)

9am to 8pm

9am to 6pm 

Closed due to Level 2

Closed due to Level 2

9am to 8pm

* The outdoor lido pool is open seasonally. During summer, the pool is open every day but hours will vary based on weather and customer demand.  Speed slide seasonal only. Hours vary depending on weather. 

  Christmas Day, Good Friday Anzac Day All other public holidays
Public Holiday Hours Closed 1pm to 8pm 10am to 6pm


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Learn to swim

We offer fun, friendly swimming lessons for all ages at Waterworld and Gallagher Aquatic Centre.

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Multiple pools

Gallagher Aquatic Centre in Melville is our friendly smaller venue.

We’re open seven days a week with a warm welcome from our friendly staff and trained lifeguards overseeing the pools.

  • 25m lane-swimming pool
  • Toddler pool
  • Concessions available
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Fun for all

  • Splash pad
  • Two hydroslides and two speed slides
  • Hydroslide and family passes including all-day hydroslide passes on weekends and public holidays
  • Outdoor playground
  • Inflatables (weekends and school holidays)
  • Lawn for picnics
  • Barbecue area and café
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Find out more about our land and water-based fitness classes and full-service gym

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Other facilities

Visiting Waterworld

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Getting here

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Swimwear guidelines

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Bringing kids

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General guidelines

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Book an event

We can host your kids' birthday or work party. Let us take the hassle away with our affordable party packages and fun facilities.

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