Artesian Baths, Lightning Ridge

(4.6/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
Open around the clock and free for all to use, Artesian Baths are naturally heated waters from the sub-artesian basin located 900 meters (2,950 ft) below ground level. Rest from your day of exploring and sightseeing with a long soak in this soothing water, known for its therapeutic powers. The average temperature of these two pools is 42 C (107.6 F), which attracts visitors from the colder parts of Australia, as well as tourists from around the world. On-site changing rooms and showers are also available. Artesian Baths is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Lightning Ridge Edition.
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  • The baths were pretty clean, very relaxing even though couldnt stay in there long due to the temperature 
  • Not sure if you could visit this in the middle of the day, but as they are open 24 hours a day that is not an issue. We went at 7am and it was perfect. Two pools, two temperatures, four showers and in...  more »
  • The fantastic experience is matched by the obvious pride in maintaining this remote, remarkable pool. Naturally heated. and matching the 42 degree air temperature is a wonderful experience. After suns...  more »