We are camped five kilometers away from the Mataranka thermal pool and a shorter walk through the bush to the far nicer 'Bitter Springs'.
Through the years we have camped and walked long distances along this river and stayed just about anywhere you are allowed to stay, both inside the national park and with the dog, on the edge of the National Park. I've spent months here in past years. painting the falls and the tropical river. It's so beautiful here.
The springs are warm; it was fantastic in the water floating down the stream through the palm trees. Quite a few people were doing the same thing and also talking about where they’d been and where they’re headed.