Artesian Baths, Lightning Ridge

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. To visit Artesian Baths and other attractions in Lightning Ridge, use our Lightning Ridge trip itinerary builder site .
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  • In the space of 24 hours, we went to these lovely baths 3 x times....5pm in the afternoon - it was a hot day, however there was still a relaxing feeling to the water....we then went at 4am....this was...  more »
  • Steaming hot artesian baths that are great for relaxing in Lightening Ridge. My nana lives here and I always visit the Artesian Baths when I'm in town  more »
  • Beautiful at sunset. Very warm & relaxing. Way too hot for myself to be at these baths during the day. Bath temp a little high for myself but my husband found the temp just perfect. Great place to cat...  more »

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