At the end of a hard day fossicking and exploring, there is nothing quite as therapeutic as a long soak in the naturally heated thermal baths at Lightning Ridge. Allow the water to soothe your aches while you gaze at the starry night sky and enjoy the serenity.
- Take some time to meet and chat with the locals.
A night bathe is not to be missed.
- Artesian Bath
Also known as Bore Baths at Lightning Ridge / Lightning Ridge Hot Bore Baths
The baths are free of charge.
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (except cleaning times).
Change rooms available.
The water comes from the Great Artesian Basin.
The water at Lightning Ridge bore baths is approximately two million years old.
Natural pressures sends the water to the surface.
The Lightning Ridge bore flows at around 9 litres per second.
Lightning Ridge open air Artesian Baths were opened in 1962.
Immerse yourself in the flowing, hot, mineral-rich Artesian waters and seek the many reputed advantages of taking the waters: Rejuvenate and re-hydrate your skin; Assist with detoxifying your body’s lymphatic system; Replenish the body’s cells; Relax muscles and ease joint pains – renowned benefits for those with muscular and arthritic problems; Provide weightlessness and ease rheumatic complaints; Assist in the management of sciatica and nerve troubles; Provide analgesic and sedative effects – great for those who have trouble sleeping; and provide relief of symptoms of psoriasis, eczema and other common skin complaints.
- If you are getting too hot, take a shower between soaks.
You may have mozies in the area, take some repellent.
Getting to Lightning Ridge Artesian Bath
- Address: Lightning Ridge-Collarenabri Rd, Lightning Ridge NSW 2834, Australia
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Lightning Ridge Artesian Bath:Pandora Street, Lightning Ridge, NSW, 2834, Australia