Cool off where the platypus play

Swim in platypus habitat in the Gloucester River close to town or a short drive takes you to the platypus-friendly Barrington River, Barnard River or Manning River. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Enjoy a natural spa in the Barrington River

Wash aware your cares at The Steps rapids on the Barrington River, it may be the only wellbeing treatment you need. #Gloucesterswimming #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Swimming – Stroud Pool

Summertime swimming with free entry, now that’s hard to beat! The Stroud Swimming Pool opens early & closes late so it’s perfect for those long hot summer days. #Stroudswimming

Gloucester swimming – Manning River

Enjoy wilderness swimming in the Manning River, the longest river in the Manning catchment with its source high in the Barrington Tops plateau. #Gloucesterswimming

Gloucester swimming – Barnard River

The Barnard River is one of the many “secret” rivers around Gloucester, passing through remote locations for swimming in the wilderness. #Gloucesterswimming

River Swimming

The swimming opportunities in Gloucester and Barrington Tops make it feel like the local swimming season runs almost year round.

Swimming – Gloucester Olympic Pool

The perfect place to cool off is right in town, at the Olympic swimming pool complex: lap pool, wading pool with water feature & picnic area. #Gloucesterswimming