Cairns Lagoon

Cairns Area

Free Entry

The Cairns Lagoon is a popular swimming facility located along the Cairns Esplanade in the Central Business District. This 4800 square metre saltwater swimming lagoon offers an all-year-round, safe, swimming location without stingers and crocodiles. Entry to the Cairns Lagoon is free and provides excellent barbecue facilities, perfect for birthday parties or afternoon family dinners. Not only does the Lagoon offer the perfect spot lay down and relax, but it also offers free Active Living Fitness classes, from Aqua Aerobics to Yoga there is something for everyone to try.

Lifeguards are on duty while the Lagoon is open. Wheelchair access to the Lagoon is available. For assistance please ask the Lifeguards.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.

Opening Hours

Season/DateDayOpening Hours
All yearMonday6am - 9pm
Tuesday6am - 9pm
Wednesday12pm - 9pm
Thursday6am - 9pm
Friday6am - 9pm
Saturday6am - 9am
Sunday9am - 9pm


  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Lockers
  • Public Telephone
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
54 Esplanade
, Cairns Area

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