A man has drowned while on a late evening swim in Mataranka's famous thermal pools overnight.
There have been a string of drownings in the NT's famous waterholes in recent years.
Police and emergency services responded to a report of a 23-year-old man having been pulled unconscious from the water at Mataranka just before 8pm.
CPR was administered on the man until CareFlight transported the man to the Royal Darwin Hospital, where he later died.
Northern Investigation Section Team is traveling to Mataranka to assist local police with their inquiries in relation to the circumstances surrounding the man's death.
A 29-year-old Chinese woman drowned at Edith Falls in late August last year.
She had been swimming in the upper pools of the falls.
A man drowned in a Kakadu waterhole in September.
A 31-year-old man drowned at Ellery Creek Big Hole, west of Alice Springs in January this year.
A six-year-old girl drowned at Motor Car Falls, one of Kakadu's larger falls, in March this year.
In August 2018, Alex Rosenberg went camping alone at Edith Falls and he has not been seen since.
Police divers spent days searching the depths of the plunge pool and other waterholes.
Police are calling for people who witnessed the Mataranka incident, or have further information which may assist with police inquiries to contact them on 131 444.
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