Services List | Queen Elizabeth Health Centre

By: Qe Health  05-Apr-2012

A Healing Experience

Unwind in a warm mineral pool, immerse your body in a warm nourishing liquid mud bath, or relax with a soothing massage under gently pressurised sprays of mineral water. QE Health, situated on the picturesque shores of Lake Rotorua, has opened its traditional spa to the general public, so anyone seeking a relaxing, healing experience can enjoy the therapeutic benefits that rheumatology patients have appreciated for decades.

Choose from an exciting range of therapies….


Aix Massage

The Aix massage (pronounced “aches” ironically enough) is very popular in modern times, although the concept was actually introduced to Rotorua from France in the early 1900’s. Named after the French spa town Aix-les-Bains, today the treatment embraces the essence of Rotorua, combining massage with jets of warm thermal water from the Rachel Spring. A truly relaxing experience!
30 minutes $65 | 60 minutes $115

Therapeutic Massage

The therapeutic massage assists to mobilise tissues and muscles of the body using oils. Specific tension areas are treated with a range of massage approaches. Ideal after strenuous activity!
30 minutes $65 | 60 minutes $115

Relaxation Massage

A firm or light massage, performed with flowing strokes and use of oils. Relax; relieve that stress from throughout the whole body.
30 minutes $65 | 60 minutes $115


Stone Massage

Heated and chilled rocks are used as therapeutic instruments to enhance and prolong the benefits of massage. The rocks are strategically placed on your body to prepare the muscles and tissues for treatment. This therapy is healing, cleansing, preventative and beneficial.
60 minutes $125


A non invasive pressure treatment performed on specific areas of the feet to effect changes in all the corresponding organs
and glands of the body.
30 minutes $70 | 60 minutes $125

Manual Lymphatic Drainage [MLD]

A gentle, slow non invasive treatment useful for a wide range of conditions. Primarily used for lymph edema reduction, improving the immune system, & detoxification, but equally effective for relaxation and well being.
60 minutes $125 | 90 minutes $150

MLD Facial Massage

A gentle facial stimulation which helps reduce puffiness, clear sinuses and improve skin tone and texture.
30 minutes $70

Pregnancy Massage

A specialised massage during 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy, and following birth.
30 minutes $65 | 60 minutes $115


Mud Bath

Soak in a soothing bath containing liquid thermal mud mixed with warm water from the Rachel Spring. The heat retention of minerals transmits internal warmth to completely unwind while nourishing the skin. Sleep well.
$65 single / $85 double

Mud Pack

Thermal mud wrapped in towels is applied to areas of the body to decrease tension and pain. Mud is not applied directly to the skin and a maximum of two packs are applied at one time.
$25 single / $40 double per pack (maximum two packs per treatment)

Mud Wrap

A glorious mineral-rich application of Rotorua mud, followed by a moisturizing body rub.
60 minutes $125

Mud Facial

A deep cleansing and hydrating mineral rich indulgence using Rotorua volcanic mud. Includes your choice of relaxing scalp or hand massage.
30 minutes $65

Wax Bath (Hands and Feet)

Immersion of hands or feet into a hot paraffin wax to alleviate joint pain and stiffness and increase flexibility.
$20 per hands or feet / $40 for hands and feet 

Pyretic Steam Bath

While lying on an enclosed bed thermally heated steam wafts around you. Ideal for releasing tender muscles and calming nerves. Aids the conditions of asthma and bronchitis.
$50 per treatment


Enjoy a relaxing and therapeutic soak in this alkaline thermal pool.  Filled with warm water from the Rachel Spring, the mineral pool has a comfortable temperature of 37-40°C.

Public Pool  $6 for one person

Pools arenotsuitable for children under 8 years of age.

The information in this article was current at 27 Mar 2012

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