The 7 best hot springs in Australia | Image: Peninsula Hot Springs, Mornington Peninsula

Relax into the new year with a visit to one of these 7 best hot springs in Australia.

7 best hot springs in Australia

Soak in the natural heat and minerals of a hot spring to promote physical and mental relaxation, support healing and improve your overall wellbeing.  You’ll feel nourished and ready to jump into the new year after taking a dip in one of these 7 best hot springs in Australia.

1. Peninsula Hot Springs, Victoria

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Peninsula Hot Springs, Mornington Peninsula

Jump into the car and head to the Mornington Peninsula, just over an hour from Melbourne’s CBD, to unwind at the Peninsula Hot Springs. The picturesque retreat offers 20 different thermal bathing experiences including a cave pool, massaging mineral showers and a hilltop pool with 360-degree views of the region.

2. Blue Mountains Sparadise, NSW

Inspired by Japanese bathing, The Blue Mountains Sparadise is a tranquil retreat for Sydney-siders. The property features a herbal steam bath, hot and cold spring baths, as well as breathtaking views and a Japanese Zen garden to explore.

3. Innot Hot Springs, Queensland

Located in a small town of the tableland Region, you’ll find the Innot Hot Springs where hot water bubbles alongside the Nettle Creek’s sandy bed. The shallow mineral spring pools are frequented by locals and tourists, however, care must be taken as the temperatures can escalate above 75-degrees.

4. Mataranka Thermal Pool, NT

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Matarank Hot Springs | Image: Visit Katherine

Bathe in the crystal clear waters of Mataranka Thermal Pool in the Northern Territory’s top end. The pool is framed by palm trees and the man-made stairs make entry into the thermal waters very easy. You can also try the nearby Rainbow Springs and Bitter Springs for more rejuvenation.

5. Zebedee Thermal Springs, WA

If you’re looking for tranquillity, the Zebedee Thermal Springs deep in Kimberley’s El Questro Wilderness Park. Bordered by lush tropical palms and surrounded by red cliffs, the clear thermal waters are a perfect 26 – 34-degrees.

6. Dalhousie Springs, SA

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Dalhousie Springs in Witjira National Park

In the Witjira National Park, you’ll find the Dalhousie Springs which is one of the best-known natural oasis. The hot springs are large enough for you to swim in peace with varying temperatures from 37 to 43-degrees. It’s off the beaten track, so you will require a 4WD.

7. Kimberley Warm Springs, Tasmania 

Rounding up our 7 best hot springs in Australia is the Mataranka Thermal Pool located in Northern Tassie. The large pool is a hidden spot and shaded by local vegetation and a sheltered BBQ allowing you to cook up a feast after your swim.