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Esplanade Lagoon Pool, Cairns

Categories: Outdoor Activities
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4.6/5 based on 2,400+ reviews on the web
Esplanade Lagoon Pool offers one of the best places to beat the Cairns heat. Look out on the Barrier Reef and Trinity inlet from this 4,800 sq m (51,666 sq ft) saltwater lagoon. The lagoon water is saltwater from the inlet run through a filtration system. The sandy perimeter provides material for sand castles, and kids can wade in the lagoon's shallow water. To relax, recline on the timber deck beneath a shady tree. To visit Esplanade Lagoon Pool and other attractions in Cairns, use our Cairns tour planner.
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  • Perfect spot for everyone and anyone! Plenty of shade and swimming pools! Bring your meat to throw on the BBQ and relax the day/night away (open until 9pm - swimming at sunset is beautiful!). Great at...  read more »
  • Cant go wrong at the lagoon central to town, easy to get food an refreshments and best if all safe from loved it wanted to keep going back...easy way to spend a day regardless of we...  read more »
  • The fact lagoon part from place to see when you go to Cairns... it is nice but there is nothing extraordinary (from my point of view!) It's still a simple outdoor pool, for landing the beach where swimming is prohibited. On the other hand, it is quite surprising, certainly security issue, the maximum depth in the water does not exceed 1 m 50... so it's a little just for swimming especially if you're tall.
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  • Nice grass areas to lay and sun bath. I like this over sand. Lockers to put your stuff in while u got for a dip. A life guard is there all the time it's open. Nice safe area to swim
  • The lagoon is the best part of Cairns. It is a large beach/pool area that is cleaned regularly and is totally safe to swim in. No crocs or stingers and the water is warm all year round. There are lots of showers but be beware of the campervaners who will hog in the arvo.
  • A free pool with bbq and grass around it. You can join in with beachvolley or do water aerobics. Check the schedule near the Lagoon.
  • What a fantastic, FREE place all year round :) Beautiful scenery, by the waterfront, access to toilets and showers, free bbqs which are always kept clean by the council, access to the city, often free music, zumba and of course the weekend markets. After a relaxing day you can spend the evening at any of the great restaurants and bars close by. FULLY recommend.
  • Fantastic place to swim all year round! Perfect for spending the last few hours here before heading to the airport for a flight! The surroundings are nicely landscaped and appointed, making for a lovely area!
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