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Bitter Springs, Mataranka

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Surrounded by shady tall palms, Bitter Springs are pools of thermal water which have soothed tired travelers for decades. The pools are located inside the Elsey National Park, where you can bushwalk, birdwatch, canoe, swim, and fish. Drop by the pools to rest your muscles in the calm waters, which are constantly at 32 C (89.6 F). Bring your snorkeling gear to discover an underwater world of small fish and turtles, or simply glide downstream with the current to enjoy the lush surrounding vegetation and spot a variety of birds living in the trees. Facilities include public toilets, sheltered picnic areas, and plenty of parking. Using our custom trip planner, Mataranka attractions like Bitter Springs can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautiful surroundings, great little cabin, and we were able to be up close and personal with peacocks and wallabies. Refreshing warm springs to swim in.  more »
  • a superb place, a very beautiful water turquoise blue, full of bubble, in a forest of beautiful .the path of promenade.de hot water, finally a site not to be missed.
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  • We visited Bitter Springs in our way back from Darwin as it was closed on the way up because of rain & flooding It was very dirty from the rain & the pool was very slimy  more »