June 3-5, 2021
Bitter Springs, about 3km from the Mataranka township and the end of the road. The Cabin and Caravan Park shares the name and is only a 500m walk from the springs themselves. The springs here rise in the bed of the Little Roper River and visitors are able to enter the water and float downstream for a few hundred metres, most use a pool noodle as can be seen in the photos to allow for a slow leisurely drift with the current.
A walking trail loops around the back but is still closed after the wet season and not yet cleaned up. The pictures tell the story