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Katherine Hot Springs

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Address: Katherine River Bed | Off the Victoria Highway, Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia

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Little locals secret spot!

well worth a dip in the waters to refresh after a long drive or touring about town or the territory! Check it out as its very close to the centre of town if you have a car!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Yarra Glen
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hot springs are accessed from a carpark at the top of the river bank or from a path off the road as it heads down towards the river crossing. There are several pools along the spring as it flows towards the river, some deeper and wide, and some narrow like a creek. The setting is quite beautiful and relaxing,... More 

Thank Annie R
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163 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well worth a dip in the waters to refresh after a long drive or touring about town or the territory! Check it out as its very close to the centre of town if you have a car!

Thank Roara74
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfurtunatly it was closed when we got there. Highly dissapointing. Should be easier to find out if it's open or not. Searched online and according to websites it was supposed to be open.

Thank Angelica T
Darwin, Australia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Good place to relax and have a swim. Great place to have a picnic with the family or just chill out.

Thank Dermot F
Nerang, Australia
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94 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Crystal clear warm water to float down the river and relax. Get out walk back and do it again or exercise and swim back against the current. The water is about body temperature so not too hot. Not very many people the day we went but I think it could get busy. Not too tarted up and touristy. Has man... More 

Thank Lyn S
Sherwood Park, Canada
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126 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

As you wander along the path looking for your own private place along the river to bask and splash...you find just the perfect spot all to yourself...jump in, perfect temperature...Then someone tells you a big snake and a water monitor were just swimming in your pool! Awesome!

Thank constance w
Melbourne, Australia
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77 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

kids loved the warm water and the fact they could swim without concern for Croc's. warm clear water is beautiful to swim in.

Thank lefamily5
Stawell, Australia
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34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We really enjoyed our visits to the hot springs. Make sure you go to the top of the springs into the large pool, really refreshing and had fun talking to all the local kids who were in the pool. They loved telling us about their town. A " must do" while in Katherine.

Thank carolw621953
Western Australia
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Nice spot, great for kids as they can float along in the water. There are a few private spots, can get very noisy as it is near to town,

Thank Fez66
Brisbane, Australia
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58 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Bit dirty. Condom wrapper on step and questionable people hanging around with police tracking devices on their ankles and no swimmers on, made us wonder why they were there and made us feel uncomfortable. Belongings did not feel safe unfortunately. It also smelt and had dirty debris on surface. Would have been lovely otherwise.

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