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Amazing pit stop

The kids were getting a bit restless so we decided to pull in and have a look. What a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Passing through

Visited the springs, well Set out, easy access, went for a seim very nice, nice easy walk From car... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
royceo2017
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Bitter Springs Rd | Elsey National Park, Mataranka, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids were getting a bit restless so we decided to pull in and have a look. What a fantastic spot it is and a great way too relax after a long drive.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the springs, well Set out, easy access, went for a seim very nice, nice easy walk From car park

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank royceo2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we decided to stop on our way back south as had previously only done Mataranka Springs. Found it a lot bigger and with less then half the crowd. Beautiful clear water and a stunning back drop. Had a long talk with one of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We ended up staying 4 days even tho we were a little put off on arrival. After checking in and finding a site we found the power was not working. Went up to the office and received a fairly gruff response and told that at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 1960DebDeb
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We ended up at Bitter Springs after leaving the Mataranka thermal pool due to the vast numbers of bats. Bitter Springs was quieter, less built up and just lovely. The water was a very pleasant temperature, very clear and it’s been well set up in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anna D
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Outstanding camping facilities! Toilets/showers always clean! The springs down the road are by far the best in Mataranka, but make sure you take a noodle! Can be hired from campsite! Wildlife everywhere! Couldn’t recommend it more highly!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This is the best spring pool in Mataranka, it is still a little slimy and dirty due to the amount of leaves and branches in the water. But still great to go with the flow floating around with your pool noodle

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Danielle F
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Bitter Springs has a further walk to the springs than at the homestead. The springs have a great walkway to walk out and back to the start. Take noodles or floatation devices so you can relax and float down the springs. But if you like...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Melmooonshine
Reviewed 2 October 2018

complete opposite of mataranka, quiet blissful relaxing, clean. Take a pool noodle and just float with the current, getout for a short walk back to the start and go again. we could have spent all day there

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I just loved it here, the water was crystal clear and felt like a hot bath, the perfect place for a swim and lunch. Highly Recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
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dimitriletzis
25 August 2018|
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Response from venusbathstravel | Reviewed this property |
Kids snorkel and dive underwater. Some wear only goggles. I believe there would be signs alerting the public to dangers if there was any. Embrace the place and have a great time.
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Nbinbinbi
10 August 2018|
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Response from venusbathstravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You will love it here. Bring your hat and t-shirt for sun protection.
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Lisa H
25 April 2018|
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No! All safe!!
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