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“Close to town worth the visit.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Katherine Hot Springs

Katherine Hot Springs
Katherine River Bed | Off the Victoria Highway, Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 18 things to do in Katherine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Brisbane, Australia
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“Close to town worth the visit.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

A few kms from town, warm to hot natural spring that flows into the Katherine river. Reminded me of a country swimming pool. Very busy with tourists, however pleasant swim.

Visited June 2013
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“Not as hot as Bitter Springs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

close to the Katherine town centre, these springs are not as hot at 28c as Bitter Springs (34c) where we just spend 4 days. I have to say though, they are quite a bit warmer than Edith Falls which we visited beforehand! They are a little bit more natural than Rainbow springs at Mataranka but not as much as Bitter Springs. Who cares-they're wet, free and not too cold!

Visited June 2013
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adelaide
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“okay”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

it was very busy when we got there, the water was only so deep, you could not really swim too far. Temp of water was okay.
we found it hard to find at the start.

Visited May 2013
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Alice Springs, Australia
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“Refreshing and free!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I loved the hot springs. We met lots of interesting people there and had a lovely long swim.
There were signs up warning about crocodiles, but we spoke to a local who said that the crocs definitely wouldn't go for the thermal water.
The kids loved the rope swing - of course you need to check the depth before you jump!

Visited May 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Closed in wet season”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Due to flooding most of the water attractions are closed in the wet season due to crocs. We then went to the ford crossing picnic area for lunch. A notice board stating a large croc has been seen the day before had been posted and to stay away from the waters edge. The river was extremely high and flooded, amilkshake brown, not the aquamarine blue of the photos in the dry season. Shame no swim, had to be content with the hotel pool!

Visited January 2013
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