• Swim Spas

    Vortex Aqualap™

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    • Seating 4
    • Dimensions 5.90 x 2.30 x 1.30/1.50m
    • Jets Up to 81

    Why choose the Aqualap™?

    The Aqualap is Vortex Spas™ largest single zone swim spa and is ideal for those who want a large area to train for fitness or enjoy quality family fun time. The Aqualap™ features the famous Vortex hydromassage lounger, neck and therapy seat as well as a shiatsu back massage seat. It comes in four swim jet configurations. Train for fitness, have fun with family or chill out in the spa. With the versatile Aqualap™ the choice is yours.


    The Aqualap™ features the famous Vortex hydromassage lounger, neck and therapy seat as well as a shiatsu back massage seat. It comes in four swim jet configurations. While the corners at the swim end also offer standing back massages to speed recovery from intense training sessions.

    Seating for Four Adults

    Like all Vortex swim spas, the Aqualap™ is not only a swim spa but is also designed to deliver a supreme hydrotherapy experience with seating for four adults. 

    Ergonomic Lounger with Foot Massage

    The Aqualap™ spas hydrotherapy lounger combines upper and lower back massage with fantastic foot massage to bring you a supreme hydrotherapy experience. 

    Neck and Shoulder Therapy Seat

    The famous Vortex™ neck and shoulder therapy seat has downward facing 50mm jets specifically designed to massage the back of the neck and the top of the shoulders.

    One Back Massage Seat

    A back massage seat with a different array of jets specifically targeting parts of your lower and upper back. 

    One Child Cool Down Seat

    Designed to seat you in a higher position to allow you to cool down, or as a shallower seat for a child. 

    Up to Four Powerful Vortex™ Swim Jets

    From no swim jets in the Plunge™ to four high-volume swim jets and standing cool down corners in the Extreme™, you can choose the perfect model for your fitness needs.

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    Hydroflow™ stainless steel jets (Avanté)

    Hydroflow™ Stainless Steel jets use the famous Vortex™ jet design which provides a premium massage.

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    Hydroglow™ backlit jets and topside controls (Avanté)

    Chromotherapy uses colours to create an environment focused on health and harmony. Hydroglow™ backlit jets and topside control lighting provide an adjustable and variable Chromotherapy experience.

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    Purezone™ automatic water care system

    This system makes safe, clean and clear water easy and affordable. It includes two high-efficiency, pleated filters plus one Purezone™ Micron filter that removes particles down to five microns, a Purezone™ Ozone generator for advanced water clarification and the Purezone™ UV-C steriliser (Avanté) for removing water borne microbes.

    Hydroglow™ backlit laminar jets (Avanté)

    Laminar jets create perfect streams of backlit water giving a gentle visual display. The jets operate independently of the hydrotherapy jets, so they can be turn your spa into an impressive light display in your backyard.

    Tranquil water feature

    There is nothing more relaxing than the sound of running water. Add a touch of light and you have created the perfect sanctuary to be rested and mindful.

    Beverage chiller

    The designers at Vortex™ thought of everything and gave a nod to entertaining by including a built in bottle cooler.

    Hydroglow™ illuminated drink holders (Avanté)

    It’s important to stay hydrated while in your spa. Our backlite coasters illuminate your drink and help reduce accidental spills. Included in Avante upgrade.

    Hydroglow™ perimeter and cabinet lighting (Avanté)

    The additional lighting to the water edge and functional outside lighting are included with the perimeter and cabinet lighting package. All lighting is customisable to suit your mood.

    Automatic aromatherapy dispenser (Avanté)

    Aromatherapy is a holistic treatment that uses natural plant extracts to promote health and well-being and enhance both physical and emotional health. The adjustable Vortex™ Aromatherapy system automatically injects Aromatherapy scent into the spa water.

    Spa health indicator light

    The Vortex™ Spa health indicator light is designed to communicate the spa’s condition to spa user without having to lift the cover. The indicator lights up blue to show it is at the correct temperature, red to indicate a water temperature fluctuation over 5°C, or a fault.

    Premium SpaNet™ controller

    The SpaNet SV Series controller is designed to maximise energy savings and deliver the lowest possible daily operating cost for your spa using PowerSmart™ technology like Dynamic Thermal Tuning and SmartFiltration™.

    SpaNet™ variable output heater

    The SpaNet™ SV Series has a variable output heater. Unlike most controllers, this means when the spa's jet pump is turned on, the heater turns DOWN rather than OFF. This has the benefit of maintaining the spa's temperature while you are using it, rather than cooling it down.

    SpaNet™ integrated heat pump interface (Optional)

    If you want to save up to 75% on your spa heating cost, you can choose the optional SpaNet™ Hybrid Heat Pump. This integrated system is plug and play with the SV controller.

    SV SmartLINK™ WiFi module (Optional)

    Control and monitor your spa remotely from anywhere in the world! With the optional SpaNet™ SmartLINK™ WiFi/bluetooth control unit, just download the SpaNet™ SpaLINK™ phone app (Android or Apple) and you can control all your spa functions simply and remotely.

    SV SmartStream™ sound system with WiFi (Optional)

    SmartStream™ is an all-in-one, high-definition sound system with bluetooth connectivity so you can stream music or audio direct to your spa from your favourite apps. Auxiliary audio input sockets are also provided for connection to other audio-visual sources. The SmartStream™ also features a built-in WiFi module for remote access control of your spa via the SpaNET™ SpaLink™ smart device app available for both Apple iOS and Android devices.

    Contemporary colour palette.

    Our contemporary colour palette is hand selected from the latest home design fashions. Created to please those with the most discerning tastes looking for intelligent colour solutions.


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    Shell Colours

    Vortex shell colour gypsum
    Sterling Silver
    Pearl Shadow

    Cabinet Colours

    Coastal Grey
    Coastal Grey
    vortex cabinet colour chocolate

    *Disclaimer: The 3D and AR models may show additional extras. Actual colours may differ from renders.

    Compare models

    The Aqualap™ comes in four variations. Each model has exactly the same seating layout and features. However, the swim resistance zone has additional jets in the Pro, Pro+ and Extreme.

    Note: The electrical requirements for each model are: Plunge 15amp, Pro and Pro+ 32amp, and Extreme 45amp.

    Aqualap Plunge™

    Aqualap Plunge™

    The Aqualap Plunge™ is perfect for family fun and ideally suited for standing fitness and aquasize for those who want to keep fit or recover. If you want to swim, the Pro, Pro+ or Extreme could be better suited for you, depending on your swimming ability.

    No swim jets
    1 pump
    No swim jets
    Aqualap Pro™

    Aqualap Pro™

    The Aqualap Pro™ is a step up from the Plunge with the added resistance of two powerful 150mm swim jets creating a current strong enough to swim, walk or jog against. This model is ideal for up to intermediate level swimming. More advanced swimmers may want to go for the Pro+ or Extreme models.

    2 swim jets
    2 pumps
    1,200 lpm
    2 swim jets
    Aqualap Pro Plus™

    Aqualap Pro Plus™

    Powered by three pumps, the Pro+ adds another level of resistance to your workout with three 150mm swim jets to step up your training. This model is perfect for every swimmer from beginner up to advanced as well as water joggers and those using aquatic fitness.

    3 swim jets
    3 pumps
    1,800 lpm
    3 swim jets
    Aqualap Extreme™

    Aqualap Extreme™

    The most powerful of the Aqualap™ models, the Extreme adds some serious resistance to your swim training regime with four swim jets for advanced fitness training.

    4 swim jets
    4 pumps
    2,400 lpm
    4 swim jets

    Compare Depth

    The Aqualap™ Swim Spa is now available with extra depth.

    You can select the standard water depth of 1.3 metres or the 1.5 metre extra deep Aqualap XD™ Swim Spa. Taller people or those who like a deeper pool for swim or play, should seriously consider this option.

    Aqualap™ 1.3m

    Aqualap™ 1.3m

    The 1300mm deep model has the same seating configuration as the 1500mm deep XD model and boasts these advantages:

    less water so it costs less to heat and maintain
    lower price
    easier access
    1.3m deep
    Aqualap XD™ 1.5m

    Aqualap XD™ 1.5m

    The XD model has the same seating configuration as the 1300mm deep model but the 1500mm deep XD upgrade provides an added 200mm of of depth and is ideal for those who:

    are above average in height and are an average to athletic swimmer
    are above average height and are focused on vertical aquatic fitness
    have children that love doing bombs
    1.5m deep

    Why Choose an Avanté Upgrade

    Upgrade to the Aqualap™ Swim Spa Avanté and take your spa experience to the next level with a range of features designed for added comfort and superior luxury. The Avanté model brings together a collection of Vortex™ Spas’ most popular upgrades which, when purchased together, offers significant savings.

    Aqualap™ Swim Spa Standard
    Aqualap™ Swim Spa Avanté
    If not 100% satisfied with your purchase, pay the return and we'll give your money back. Terms and conditions apply.
    You can replace many components on a spa, but not the shell. We've put our money where our mouth is. We stand behind every spa and swim spa we sell with our amazing 10 year shell warranty.
    Every Vortex Spa comes with a custom fitted, high density foam locking cover.
    The Water Clarifier uses ozone technology to oxidize and remove micro organics and metals that are smaller than 5 microns resulting in the clearest water available.
    This powerful LED flood light does the heavy lifting to illuminate your spa at night.
    This gives you total control from either inside or outside the spa. Turn your lights on/off, change colour and colour modes to fit your mood. Adjust the temperature to your desired comfort levels. Turn the jets or the air bubbles on/off to get the massage you desire.
    The UV-C technology found in the Purezone™ system is not new. In fact you will find it purifying drinking water and public swimming pools all around the world. However, Vortex Spas™ have pioneered it's use in spa pools. UV sterilization kills 99.9% of water borne viruses and bacteria, including the hard to reach Giardia and Cryptosporidium viruses.
    This dual layer insulation system ensures that not only the water in the spa is insulated, but also the water in the pipework. This option adds a higher level of heat retention than Vortex™ Spas' standard Thermolock™ Perimeter insulation.
    Hydroflow jets use bearing-less technology to make them the most advanced spa jet on the market.
    Chromotherapy uses colours to create an environment focused on health and harmony. Hydroglow™ backlit jets and topside control lighting provide an adjustable and variable Chromotherapy experience.
    The additional lighting to the water edge and functional outside lighting are included with the perimeter and cabinet lighting package. All lighting is customisable to suit your mood.
    These backlit drink holders are functional and beautiful while creating a lighted, non-slip landing pad for your favourite beverages.
    Laminar jets create perfect streams of backlit water giving a gentle visual display. The jets operate independently of the hydrotherapy jets, so they can be turn your spa into an impressive light display in your backyard.


    Detailed specifications for the Aqualap™ swim spa.
    Specification Sheet
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    5.9 m
    2.3 m
    PlungeProPro PlusExtremePlunge XDPro XDPro Plus XDExtreme XD
    Dry weight 1350 kg 1400 kg 1450 kg 1500 kg1425 kg1475 kg1525 kg1575 kg
    Filled weight (including cover)9909 kg9959 kg10009 kg10059 kg11204 kg11254 kg11304 kg11354 kg
    Lift weight1800 kg1800 kg1800kg1800 kg1900 kg1900 kg1900 kg1900 kg
    Intuitive spa controllerSV3SV3SV3SV4SV2SV3SV3SV4
    Programmable circulation pump11111111
    Jet pumps12341234
    Variable speed airblowerOptional111Optional111
    Variable output heater3kW6kW6kW6kW3kW6kW6kW6kW
    Electrical requirements32 amps32 amps32 amps40 amps15 amps32 amps32 amps40 amps
    Water capacity8500 litres8500 litres8500 litres8500 litres

    Jet Layout

    The Aqualap™ swim spa features a range of hydrotherapy jets for a relaxing massage and fitness training.
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    Standard Jets

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    2 x 150mm Swim Jets
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    2 x 127mm Directional Jets
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    3 x 127mm Single Spinning Jets
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    8 x 75mm Directional Jets
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    10 x 75mm Single Spinning Jets
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    12 x 50mm Directional Jets
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    8 x 50mm Twin Spinning Jets
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    14 x 40mm Air Jets

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    The Aqualap™ features variety of jets perfect for relaxing hydrotherapy massage after your aqua fitness session.

    Jet Types

    This model features eight different types of jets perfect for targeted hydrotherapy and soothing tired muscles after swimmng against the jets.

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    150mm Swim Jet

    The 150mm swim jets create a current strong enough to swim against. You can even personalise your work out by adjusting the pressure on each jet individually.

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    127mm Directional Jet

    The 127mm directional jets provide an intense, pressure point massage. These are particularly effective at treating knotted muscles in the back.

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    127mm Single Spinning Jet

    This large single spinner gives a rotating massage effect similar to a masseuse using their thumb in a kneading fashion. They provide a very effective back massage.

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    75mm Directional Jet

    This style of directional jets gives a targeted but less intense pressure point massage. It's very effective for a more prolonged treatment of tired muscles.

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    75mm Single Spinning Jet

    The 75mm single spinning jets offer a similar effect as the larger 127mm variety but given their smaller size, the kneading effect is lighter and more focused.

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    50mm Directional Jet

    These jets are usually used in banks of 8 or more jets and are often coupled with 50mm twin spinners to give a shiatsu style pressure point massage therapy.

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    50mm Twin Spinning Jet

    The 50mm twin spinner offers a pulsating massage effect ideally suited for neck and shoulder therapy or as part of a shiatsu style massages treatment when teamed with 50mm directional jets.

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    40mm Air Jet

    As the name implies, the 40mm air jets emit an air stream as opposed to a water stream. These are almost always used under the legs and buttocks to provide a relaxing soft tissue massage treatment.



    The Vortex Spas™ range of spas is covered by comprehensive warranty agreements providing peace of mind when you purchase Vortex Spas™.

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    Lifetime Warranty

    Vortex Permaframe™ is guaranteed for life against a loss of structural integrity leading to the spa being inoperable.

    10 Year Non Pro rata Structural Warranty

    All Vortex Spas™ are offered with a 10 year 'non pro-rata' shell structure warranty. This means that if the spa's shell cracks resulting in water loss, for a period of 10 years, the spas shell shall be replaced.

    5 Year Non Pro rata Acrylic surface warranty

    All Vortex Spas™ are offered with a 5 year 'non pro-rata' acrylic surface warranty. This means that if the acrylic surface blisters resulting in water loss for a period of 5 years, the spa's shell shall be replaced.

    5 Year Plumbing, Heater & Jet Warranty

    The plumbing system of all Vortex Spas™ is warranted against leaking for 5 years. The heater and jets of all Vortex Spas™ are warranted against defects for a period of 5 years.

    2 Year Pump & Equipment Warranty

    The circulation pump, jet pump(s) and electronic control system of all Vortex Spas™ are warranted against defects for 2 years. *Please consult your local store for complete warranty details.


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    Dimensions5.90 x 2.30 x 1.30/1.50m5.90 x 2.30 x 1.3/1.5m3.98 x 2.31 x 1.2m
    Volume8500/9720Ltr1,259 / 5,425 ltr5700 ltr
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    Weight (Full)Up to 11,354 kg8123 to 8940 kg6,855 kg
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