South Australia is the driest State on the driest inhabited continent in the world, however there are still some remarkable swimming holes
here. The following are my swims in sinkholes and ponds along the Limestone Coast, in the State's south-east, plus a compilation of the warmest
public swimming pools in Adelaide, so you can still have a swim on cold days.
Above: Discover swimming holes such as Little Blue Lake on swimmingholeheaven.com
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If anyone would like to let me know about any swimming spots in South Australia that I should visit, feel free to
suggest a swimming hole
Select Your Swim:
Click on the heading of each location to find your next swimming day trip or holiday destination.
Swim safe, have fun and remember that no matter how cold the water is, it's alright once you're in!
Limestone Coast (South-East South Australia):
This spring fed snorkelling site on Eight Mile Creek has unlimited visbility within the chain of ponds, and
provides an overwhelming sensory experience floating along the connecting channels, inches above the lush and vibrant
Still little, but now only blue by reflection, this sinkhole near Mount Gambier has a pontoon and ladder for easy entry into the water for swimmers.
Sheltered below ground level, this swim is good for hot days when the sea winds are blowing …
This spring-fed freshwater coastal pool with impressive underwater geological features is best suited to scuba divers, but also offers good
snorkelling. Find out the best time of day to visit to have the best chance of high visibility in the water…
Adelaide's Warmest Swimming Pools:
Looking for the warmest indoor pool near you? Here is a list of the water temperature
in the warmest pool and the warmest lap pool in every public swimming pool in Adelaide. Perfect for both the
squibs and for the dedicated winter swimmer…