Rotorua Thermal Mud is a very unique product and is only present in a small part of the world where the thermal activity connects with the surrounding native environment.  Rotorua is the centre of a very active thermal environment and as you enter the city you can see the thermal activity happening as normal city life goes on around it.

Mud baths and therapies have been popular for thousands of years.  It is believed that Rotorua Thermal Mud has anti-inflammatory properties, so soaking in the mud and its minerals can help to relieve aches and  muscle pains.  Thanks to these mineral properties, Rotorua Thermal Mud is known to deeply cleanse and detoxify your skin.

Surrounded by numerous hot thermal springs, thermal geysers and boiling mud, Pure Source realised a long time ago that the healing wonders of mud were numerous and world renowned.  Rotorua Thermal Mud is sourced from our local, natural, thermal environment. It is unique and only present in a small part of the world where thermal activity connects with its surrounding native flora and fauna.

Pure Source mud differs from other mud products due to its very high mineral content, giving it superb cleansing qualities. The numerous Manuka plants surrounding the mud pools add to the beneficial properties.

Rotorua Thermal Mud contains a range of trace elements, like Sulphur, Calcium, Sodium and Silicon. These minerals are known to be very effective in boosting the natural processes of the skin, they can also help ease aches and muscle pains and provide a wonderful feeling of tranquility.


Rotorua Thermal Mud contains a range of trace elements, including Sulphur, Calcium, Sodium and Silicon.  These minerals are said to be very effective in improving the natural processes of the skin, leaving your skin feeling soft and luxurious.  Key ingredients in our mud masks are:


Soothing, calming and hydrating.  Reduces redness of the skin.  Great for sensitive skin.


Helps with deep cleansing of the skin and clearing acne prone skin.  Rich in Vitamin C and Vitamin E.


Helps feed, refresh and brighten skin.


  • Relaxing – Rotorua’s Thermal Mud treatments provide a wonderful feeling of tranquility.
  • Cleansing – Gently cleanses and exfoliates the skin.
  • Detoxifying – After the mud is applied it dries and creates a barrier which then increases the temperature of the skin.  This heat encourages the blood circulation and the blood flow which flushes the toxins out of the small veins near the surface of the skin, leaving the skin clean and refreshed.


  • Thermal mud is the ‘ancestor’ of beauty & body treatments.
  • The tradition of slathering mud on your body goes back centuries.
  • Discovered by the Romans as far back as 1200 BC who realised soaking in warm mud had many healing benefits.
  • Even Cleopatra believed that black mud, scooped from the bottom of the Dead Sea made her more beautiful.