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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  • Great place to go to relax the body, best early morning or around sunset. Clean, Free & not overcrowded. Loved it  more »
  • Free...24hrs , apart from mid morning clean. Hot 38-40 deg so need to cool off regularly under the cold water shower. An oasis in a very dry area...crystal clear water and spotless clean facility with...  more »
  • We went after a long hot day in the sun and thought we would not find it relaxing but to our amazement we experienced the exact opposite. Well worth the trip.  more »