Yarrangobilly Caves thermal pool

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Thermal Pool Trail, Other, Surrounding Areas, Australia
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Yarrangobilly Caves thermal pool, fed by a natural spring, is a magical swimming spot that’s easily combined with a picnic and walk in the Yarrangobilly area of Kosciuszko National Park.

In a pristine mountain river setting, you probably wouldn’t expect to find a pool, never mind one permanently heated to 27ºC by a natural spring. But that’s exactly what you’ll discover at Yarrangobilly Caves.

The main pool overflows with a gentle cascade into a children’s wading pool.

In summer, come here for a quick swim and a picnic. In winter, it’s magical to float in the warmth and watch steam rise from the water’s surface, as snow blankets the ground around you.

There’s a picnic area next to the pool, as well as change rooms and toilets. Access is via the short but steep thermal pool walk, or along Yarrangobilly River walk loop.

Please note: the thermal pool (and pool carpark) are temporarily closed until 9th April 2022. Check the NSW National Parks website for details and updates.

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