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Industry insightS

STILL WATER With a growing number of hot spring developments in the pipeline in Australia and New Zealand, co-founder of Peninsula Hot Springs, Charles Davidson, and the reasons behind the boom

Thermal mineral waters have flowed in the outback for millennia


106 spa business HANDBOOK 2021 – 2022

Peninsula Hot Springs

ll water bodies, whether hot springs, oceans, rivers, lakes or pools, have positive associations with escape, holidays, relaxation and nature. This may be because we are largely made up of water: 70 per cent by mass and 99 per cent by molecule. However, unlike other waters, hot springs make the water experience both comfortable and reliable. No matter what the weather conditions, lying back in thermal waters provides a soothing experience. The colder the weather, the nicer the bathing experience.

Peninsula Hot Springs

talks us through some of the activity