Soak, simmer and relax your way through the best natural hot springs in South Australia!

<strong>Dalhousie Springs</strong>
Photographed by Cathy Lu.
Image via South Australia Media Gallery.

Dalhousie Springs

Right on the fringe of the Simpsons Desert lies an outback oasis of mineral baths and soothing hot springs. Located in the Witjira National Park, Dalhousie Springs and its 60 odd flowing springs is one of the most enchanting hot springs in South Australia, perfect for an isolated weekend getaway with a loved one. While it’s definitely a hefty drive from Adelaide, the mineral rich waters bubbling away at 40℃ makes this one of the very best natural hot springs in Australia!

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Stuart Hwy, Oodnadatta, SA 5734
<strong>Sequoia Lodge</strong>
Photographed by Julian Cebo.
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Sequoia Lodge

For those after a more glamourous retreat in South Australia, be sure to add Sequoia Lodge to your bucket list. This luxurious hot spring in Adelaide Hills offers an unparalleled experience of natural wellness that helps you take a break from reality and reset with a loved one. Enjoy one of 14 elegant suites, stunning views of Piccadilly Valley and, of course, several hot spring pools that are sure to wash away your worries. Perfect for both couples and singles, Sequoia Lodge is the ultimate hot springs adventure in South Australia.

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1 Mawson Dr, Crafers, SA 5152
<strong>Coward Springs</strong>
Photographed by Julia Jacqueline Carroll.
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Coward Springs

Don’t be afraid to get back to nature at Coward Springs, one of the best natural hot springs in South Australia. This unique heritage and conversation property focuses on eco-friendly camping, providing you a rural campground in outback South Australia to help you enjoy the historical sites, the wildlife and the artesian water. For those wanting a more relaxing experience, spend some time in the natural spa that allows guests to soak in the revitalising water that flows from the bore to the wetland – all while listening to the pristine sounds of natural birds.

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Stuarts Creek, SA 5720

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Featured image: Dalhousie Springs, South Australia. Photographed by Renae Schulz. Image via South Australian Tourism Commission.
This article was first published on July 06 2023. It was updated and edited by Hunter and Bligh on April 18 2024.
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