The Moree Artesian Aquatic Centre is nature's magic at work! The complex has recently undergone a AUD7 million redevelopment. The benefits of natural artesian mineral waters were discovered thousands of years ago and have been used for their curative powers since ancient times. Many European cities are steeped in spa culture and their residents use thermal spas for their therapeutic value. Today, you don't have to go to Europe to enjoy these health benefits, for this can be experienced in the beautiful township of Moree. The famous Moree Hot Mineral Baths originated in 1895, when the baths mercurial waters were accidentally discovered. While searching for a reliable source of irrigation water, a bore was sunk into the Great Artesian Basin. Amazingly, this bore derived hot mineral waters, heated naturally at 41 degrees Celsius. The baths are visited by 300,000 people annually, who travel to experience the therapeutic benefits.