Want to swim somewhere other than the beach this summer? Maybe one of these swimming holes is the right spot for you…
Piccaninnie Ponds Conservation Park
Location: 32km SE of Mount Gambier
Snorkel through this amazing underwater world. If you’re brave enough (and have the right equipment) you can dive into a huge underwater cavern called The Cathedral.
Ewen Ponds Conservation Park
Location: 36km south of Mount Gambier
These spring-fed limestone ponds are another one perfect for snorkelers and divers. Three 10m deep basin shaped ponds are connected by channels which you can swim along.
Location: Whalers Way Rd, Sleaford, SA
You’ll need to stop by the Port Lincoln Visitor Centre for a car access permit and key hire before heading to Whalers Way. There’s a swimming hole amongst the rockpools that can only by reached by a short climb.
Pool of Siloam
This salt lake is seven times saltier than the sea – which makes the water extremely bouyant!
Location: Witjira National Park
Head to the edge of the Simpson Desert for an unexpected swimming experience. The temperature ranges from 38 to 43 degrees in these natural hot springs!
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