Where to experience natural hot springs in Victoria
Peninsula Hot Springs, Mornington Peninsula
More of a wellness community than just baths, these mineral springs feature over 70 ‘bathing and wellness experiences,’ including the Bath House for families and friends to relax and bathe together, the Spa Dreaming Centre for ages 16 and up, moonlit and private bathing sessions that go until 2am – providing the perfect time for that 360-degree view on the top hilltop pool.
Peninsula Hot Springs also offer a range of wellness activities, from yoga to spa treatments, a tea ceremony, and a range of food and beverage options on-site.
Alba Thermal Springs and Spa, Mornington Peninsula
Launching on 29 October, the new Alba Thermal Springs and Spa are looking to bring luxury to the masses, with 22 geothermic bathing experiences including the rain pool, forest pools, cold plunge pools and sunset pool. There is also a restaurant on site providing locally sourced, seasonal produce.
Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa, Hepburn Springs / Daylesford
Utilising the area’s natural minerals for 127 years, the Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa near Daylesford offers a range of experiences, from bathhouse mineral baths to private sessions, water therapies, steam therapies and spa treatments.
Deep Blue Hotel and Hot Springs, Warrnambool
Featuring natural mineral waters above 45 degrees, these geothermal waters come from rainfall that passes through the earth’s layers to reach the ‘Dilwyn Aquifer,’ an underground geological formation.
Deep Blue Hotel and Hot Springs have 15 mineral spring rockpools to explore, including sensory and rainforest caves, cleansing waterfalls, an aromatherapy pool, cold plunge, and a reflection bay. There is accommodation and dining options on site, as well as spa and salt therapy experiences.
Japanese Mountain Retreat, Dandenongs
Set on a five-acre mountain resort in the Dandenongs, the Japanese Mountain Retreat is a luxe mineral bathing retreat designed for couples on a romantic getaway in Japanese style bathing. Featuring private outdoor bathing, an indoor Roman bath and steam room, spa treatments and Japanese fine dining, this is one for people looking for a secluded and relaxing bath house experience.
Metung Hot Springs, East Gippsland
From the same team who manage the Peninsula Hot Springs comes Metung, a new hot pool natural spring overlooking the lakes of Gippsland. From a day of bathing in the hot springs including plunge pools and geothermal showers, to private serenity offerings, spa treatments, glamping, golf, wellness classes and the 16 and over only ‘hilltop escarpment’ option, Metung looks to capture the magic of East Gippsland’s mineral rich waters.