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Icebergs Swimming Pool, Bondi Beach

One of the most photographed swimming pools in the world is the Bondi Icebergs pool, which is also home to one of Australia’s most famous Winter Swimming Clubs of the same name. It’s breathtakingly beautiful and, depending on the time of year you’re swimming, sometimes takes your breath away when you dive in too. But you will always leave the pool feeling exhilarated and ready to return.

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The Great Artesian Spa in Mitchell, Queensland

Outback Dip at Mitchell’s Great Artesian Spa

“It’s like Reykjavik’s Blue Lagoon but the Australian country town version.” That was me explaining the Great Artesian Spa in Mitchell, Queensland to my youngest son on our way there. And it turned out to be a delightful, refreshing, family-friendly pit-stop on an outback road trip.

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Exterior of Jimbour, photo by Felicity Loughrey

Jimbour is the Middle of Nowhere Surprise

Jimbour is one of Queensland’s great pastoral estates. At the peak of construction there were 200 workers on site. And since this story was written Jimbour now offers tours of its grand interior. Tours can be booked online

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