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Douglas Hot Springs

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Address: Oolloo_Douglas Daly Rd., Darwin, Northern Territory 0822, Australia
Phone Number:
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One of the many wonders of the NT

A great day out exploring. The hot springs are very hot in some places . A great place to bring visitors, for a day trip or camping. Facilities are clean but bring all your... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great day out exploring. The hot springs are very hot in some places . A great place to bring visitors, for a day trip or camping. Facilities are clean but bring all your necessities as there are no shops near by

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Follow the signs and don't be put off by the dirt road, its fine to use even if not in a 4 WD. Great camping area plenty of fire pits, loads of parking, clean toilet facilities. Follow the path to the hot springs, be careful to test the water before you step in the closer to the spring the hotter... More 

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England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We came across these hot springs by chance and were really pleased we did! They were not crowned like some of the others which made it a much nicer experience. The water was so hot in places, like having a hot bath! Also there were a lot of smaller fish which liked to nip your feet- almost like a free... More 

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Massillon, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Don't miss the Douglas Hot Springs! We had a fabulous time exploring through this area. Very family friendly time!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The Douglas camp is bare, dusty, with no shade and basic amenities. However the real treat are the Springs themselves, with many pools to choose from, with many temperature ranges - from the really hot to luke warm, and the tantalising sensation of hot and cold water running over you at the same time. The access road is not sealed... More 

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ballarat vic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Stopped in for a short swim, amazing place especially when you are in the middle of no where really and the water in parts is boiling, lovely sandy banks and some parts of the water were just right, beware of the hot parts though

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Darwin. Northern Territroy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Well worth a visit. Take your tent and swag and set up camp at the Hot Springs. You can stay at the campground at the Springs, or book a site at the nearby caravan park. The Springs are safe for swimming, but stay crocwise and don't take risks in the deep, still water.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a great spot for kids as the river is quite shallow. Swim in the section that suits your temperature preference. The camp area is quite good with shower and toilet BUT we were there at the end of a long weekend and the amenities were pushed WAY beyond capacity. We had planned to be there for 2 nights... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We picked Douglas Springs camp ground specifically because it had facilities - shower and toilet. FYI The women's shower didn't work. We were also greeted by a salty hissing at us whilst in the shallows and had the pleasure of an all night party that keep the entire camp ground awake. This included oldies and families with young children. Best... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

About 45 minutes off the main highway, you walk down to the shallow spring from the caravan/camping area. The water in the springs come up through the hot sand, some of the shallow areas are too hot to stand in, in fact one guy was boiling eggs! There are deeper pools that are a pleasant temperature. It is a creek... More 

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