Latest
issue
GET HCM
magazine
Sign up for the FREE digital edition of HCM magazine and also get the HCM ezine and breaking news email alerts.
Not right now, thanksclose this window I've already subscribed!
Technogym
Technogym
Technogym
Follow Health Club Management on Twitter Like Health Club Management on Facebook Join the discussion with Health Club Management on LinkedIn Follow Health Club Management on Instagram
FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

Latest news

Peninsula Hot Springs unveils AUS$11.7m sister site in Australian outback

Australia-based hot springs operator Peninsula Hot Springs Group has announced the launch of its fourth site in Cunnamulla, Queensland
The project came to fruition following an AUS$11.7 million investment supplied by Australia’s federal government and Queensland’s state government
The remote new location features a host of facilities including seven open-air geothermal mineral pools, a cold plunge pool, a sauna, a steamroom and more
Programming is anchored by self-guided wellness experiences including clay rituals, salt scrubs and contrast bathing therapy
Cunnamulla Hot Springs is located in one of the most remote destinations in one of the least populated countries in the world
– Charles Davidson
Credit: Peninsula Hot Springs

Australia’s iconic bathing destination Peninsula Hot Springs in Victoria has announced the arrival of its brand new sister site in Cunnamulla, southwest Queensland.

Designed as a remote desert oasis in the outback, Cunnamulla Hot Springs is owned by the local council and marks the fourth site operated by Peninsula Hot Springs Group (PHS) – founded by Charles Davidson in 2005.

Overlooking the Warrego River, the newly built site flows with the area’s mineral-rich geothermal waters and was designed by Cox Architects.

The property was realised following an AUD$11.7 million (€7.1 million, £6.1 million, US$7.6 million) investment funded by Australia’s federal government and Queensland’s state government.

Cunnamulla's facilities include seven open-air geothermal mineral pools (ranging from 36-40C), a cold plunge pool, a sauna and a steamroom, as well as indoor showers, a relaxation area, changing rooms, picnic areas and a small canteen.

Programming is anchored by self-guided wellness experiences including clay rituals, salt scrubs and hot and cold therapy. Guests can also explore the local area and immerse themselves in nature using the site’s walking trails.

PHS told Spa Business it has also purchased the local theatre next to the hot springs, which will become a cultural hub with art exhibitions, films and performances.

Davidson said: “Cunnamulla Hot Springs is located in one of the most remote destinations in one of the least populated countries in the world. We want guests to connect with the outback, the local indigenous communities and most importantly, the water; the mineral-rich, artesian water that is found at Cunnamulla.

“Our hope is that Cunnamulla Hot Springs will create a sense of community by embracing the land, culture and wellbeing – as the Mornington Peninsula did when it opened, over 18 years ago.”

The new opening is designed for all ages. A two-hour day pass costs AUD$45 (€27, £23, US$29) for adults and AUD$25 (€15, £12, US$16) for children aged 3-15 years old.

Cunnamulla is just one of a host of new hot springs destinations opening up around the globe – read more about all the latest hot springs international developments in Spa Business.

Related news

Geothermal bathing sanctuary Alba Thermal Springs & Spa opens in Australia with 30+ pools

21 Nov 2022
A new hot springs facility and day spa destination has opened in Victoria, Australia, complete ...
Australia’s iconic bathing destination Peninsula Hot Springs in Victoria has announced the arrival of its brand new sister site in Cunnamulla, southwest Queensland.
CLD,SAB,CPW,CAS,OPB,PHR
2024/THUMB352645_476299_726112.jpg
Latest News
Planet Fitness has become the subject of a hate campaign by certain groups of consumers ...
Latest News
Recovery, social wellness and longevity were talking points at PerformX recently, tipped by many speakers ...
Latest News
Industry experts are gathering in Cologne for today's European Health & Fitness Forum (EHFF), followed ...
Latest News
Jason Worthy has been appointed group CEO of Myzone to lead the 'next stage of ...
Latest News
John Kersh has announced he is leaving boutique franchisor, Xponential Fitness, after eight years with ...
Latest News
Oxygen Consulting is about to launch its first UK Padel Report, which investigates this fast-growing ...
Latest News
Global publishing outfit, Leisure Media, has announced details of its new annual conference for decision-makers ...
Latest News
Portugese footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, has launched a health and wellness app that harmonises advice on ...
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
D2F had updated its brand styling to keep pace with business growth. MD, John Lofting and operations director, Matt Aynsley, explain the rationale
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
GymNation is pioneering the future of fitness with software specialist Perfect Gym providing a scalable tech platform to power and sustain its growth
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Nuffield Health has worked with ServiceSport UK for more than ten years, ensuring the equipment in its clubs is commercially optimised
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
Imposter syndrome about a promotion taught the CEO of SATS that behaving authentically is the most important part of leadership. He talks to Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
New research has found BMI to be a highly inaccurate measure of childhood obesity, leading current thinking and policy based on it into question
HCM magazine
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Webinar: Building a new energy future for the leisure sector
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical challenge in balancing net zero goals, funding and increased costs.
Company profiles
Company profile: TRP (powered by Fitronics)
Fitronics develop effective, user-friendly software for the sport, health and fitness industry to improve member ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Serco Leisure
Serco Leisure Operating Limited is one of the UK’s leading national operators of leisure centres, ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: ‘Better’ managers get a ‘taste’ for volunteering
The management team from ‘Better’ leisure centres in the Lewisham area is looking for local projects that need a helping hand.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Gymnation appoints Keepme CEO Ian Mullane to board of directors
The fastest growing gym chain based out of the GCC has appointed Keepme’s CEO, Ian Mullane to its board of directors.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
11-14 Apr 2024
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
Diary dates
10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
Diary dates
23-24 May 2024
Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
Diary dates
30 May - 02 Jun 2024
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
08-08 Jun 2024
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
11-13 Jun 2024
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
12-13 Jun 2024
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
22-25 Oct 2024
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
24-24 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2024
In person, St Andrews, United Kingdom
Diary dates

Latest news

Peninsula Hot Springs unveils AUS$11.7m sister site in Australian outback

Australia-based hot springs operator Peninsula Hot Springs Group has announced the launch of its fourth site in Cunnamulla, Queensland
The project came to fruition following an AUS$11.7 million investment supplied by Australia’s federal government and Queensland’s state government
The remote new location features a host of facilities including seven open-air geothermal mineral pools, a cold plunge pool, a sauna, a steamroom and more
Programming is anchored by self-guided wellness experiences including clay rituals, salt scrubs and contrast bathing therapy
Cunnamulla Hot Springs is located in one of the most remote destinations in one of the least populated countries in the world
– Charles Davidson
Credit: Peninsula Hot Springs

Australia’s iconic bathing destination Peninsula Hot Springs in Victoria has announced the arrival of its brand new sister site in Cunnamulla, southwest Queensland.

Designed as a remote desert oasis in the outback, Cunnamulla Hot Springs is owned by the local council and marks the fourth site operated by Peninsula Hot Springs Group (PHS) – founded by Charles Davidson in 2005.

Overlooking the Warrego River, the newly built site flows with the area’s mineral-rich geothermal waters and was designed by Cox Architects.

The property was realised following an AUD$11.7 million (€7.1 million, £6.1 million, US$7.6 million) investment funded by Australia’s federal government and Queensland’s state government.

Cunnamulla's facilities include seven open-air geothermal mineral pools (ranging from 36-40C), a cold plunge pool, a sauna and a steamroom, as well as indoor showers, a relaxation area, changing rooms, picnic areas and a small canteen.

Programming is anchored by self-guided wellness experiences including clay rituals, salt scrubs and hot and cold therapy. Guests can also explore the local area and immerse themselves in nature using the site’s walking trails.

PHS told Spa Business it has also purchased the local theatre next to the hot springs, which will become a cultural hub with art exhibitions, films and performances.

Davidson said: “Cunnamulla Hot Springs is located in one of the most remote destinations in one of the least populated countries in the world. We want guests to connect with the outback, the local indigenous communities and most importantly, the water; the mineral-rich, artesian water that is found at Cunnamulla.

“Our hope is that Cunnamulla Hot Springs will create a sense of community by embracing the land, culture and wellbeing – as the Mornington Peninsula did when it opened, over 18 years ago.”

The new opening is designed for all ages. A two-hour day pass costs AUD$45 (€27, £23, US$29) for adults and AUD$25 (€15, £12, US$16) for children aged 3-15 years old.

Cunnamulla is just one of a host of new hot springs destinations opening up around the globe – read more about all the latest hot springs international developments in Spa Business.

Related news

Geothermal bathing sanctuary Alba Thermal Springs & Spa opens in Australia with 30+ pools

21 Nov 2022
A new hot springs facility and day spa destination has opened in Victoria, Australia, complete ...
Australia’s iconic bathing destination Peninsula Hot Springs in Victoria has announced the arrival of its brand new sister site in Cunnamulla, southwest Queensland.
CLD,SAB,CPW,CAS,OPB,PHR
2024/THUMB352645_476299_726112.jpg

Latest news

Planet Fitness has become the subject of a hate campaign by certain groups of consumers
Recovery, social wellness and longevity were talking points at PerformX recently, tipped by many speakers
Industry experts are gathering in Cologne for today's European Health & Fitness Forum (EHFF), followed
Jason Worthy has been appointed group CEO of Myzone to lead the 'next stage of
John Kersh has announced he is leaving boutique franchisor, Xponential Fitness, after eight years with
Oxygen Consulting is about to launch its first UK Padel Report, which investigates this fast-growing
Elevate
Elevate
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
Global publishing outfit, Leisure Media, has announced details of its new annual conference for decision-makers
Portugese footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, has launched a health and wellness app that harmonises advice on
Disturbing new research has found BMI completely fails as an accurate measure of obesity in
A new urban city centre in Gothenburg, Sweden is in development with the aim of
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between
Egym, has signalled its intention to become a dominant force in the corporate wellness sector
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
With a new master franchisee on board, the rollout of Anytime Fitness in the Middle
Total Fitness has released results for its most recent financial year (to June 23), which
Enjoy building your business because the journey can be as good or better than the
Myzone is now available on smart watches, allowing Android and AppleWatch wearers to record workouts
Egym, which raised €207 million last year in new investment, continues to build its top
Having announced its intention to open 50 low cost gyms in the next three years,
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
The team behind TRIB3 has launched a reformer Pilates studio concept called PILAT3S, which will
Wello Works, a new concept which mixes a wellness centre and a co-working office, has
1 - 20 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
D2F had updated its brand styling to keep pace with business growth. MD, John Lofting and operations director, Matt Aynsley, explain the rationale
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
GymNation is pioneering the future of fitness with software specialist Perfect Gym providing a scalable tech platform to power and sustain its growth
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Nuffield Health has worked with ServiceSport UK for more than ten years, ensuring the equipment in its clubs is commercially optimised
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
Imposter syndrome about a promotion taught the CEO of SATS that behaving authentically is the most important part of leadership. He talks to Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
New research has found BMI to be a highly inaccurate measure of childhood obesity, leading current thinking and policy based on it into question
HCM magazine
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Members are telling us they need support with their mental and spiritual health and the industry is starting to see this need. Now’s the time to fast-track our response
HCM magazine
Go Fit’s value proposition is overwhelming. It makes us very attractive to a lot of people
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
Even though it’s been 14 years, it feels as though we’re just getting started
HCM magazine
New laws are about to come into force that will oblige health club operators to offer consumers better membership terms. It will be disruptive, but tackled well, will change the sector for the better
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Webinar: Building a new energy future for the leisure sector
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical challenge in balancing net zero goals, funding and increased costs.
Company profiles
Company profile: TRP (powered by Fitronics)
Fitronics develop effective, user-friendly software for the sport, health and fitness industry to improve member ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Serco Leisure
Serco Leisure Operating Limited is one of the UK’s leading national operators of leisure centres, ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: ‘Better’ managers get a ‘taste’ for volunteering
The management team from ‘Better’ leisure centres in the Lewisham area is looking for local projects that need a helping hand.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Gymnation appoints Keepme CEO Ian Mullane to board of directors
The fastest growing gym chain based out of the GCC has appointed Keepme’s CEO, Ian Mullane to its board of directors.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
11-14 Apr 2024
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
Diary dates
10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
Diary dates
23-24 May 2024
Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
Diary dates
30 May - 02 Jun 2024
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
08-08 Jun 2024
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
11-13 Jun 2024
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
12-13 Jun 2024
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
22-25 Oct 2024
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
24-24 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2024
In person, St Andrews, United Kingdom
Diary dates
Search news, features & products:
Find a supplier:
Technogym
Technogym
Partner sites