Bluewater Lagoon, Mackay

4.6
A family-friendly leisure facility, Bluewater Lagoon is located in the heart of the city and offers picture-postcard views of the Pioneer River. Enjoy a day in and out of the water at this recreational venue that is noted for providing a safe swimming environment for visitors of all ages. Bring your own picnic supplies and take advantage of the convenient electric barbecue facilities, or drop by the site’s café, selling a variety of light snacks, cold drinks, and ice cream. Free sunscreen is provided to all guests of the lagoon. The site is easily accessible by car or foot via the Catherine Freeman Walk, a popular pedestrian path. To visit Bluewater Lagoon on your trip to Mackay, use our Mackay itinerary site .
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  • We love to go swimming here. Only thing that lets it down in the summer months is lack of shade so make sure you pack an umbrella if your going for a day. The pool could also do with a partial shade c...  more »
  • We only recently visited Bluewater Lagoon, and we were shocked at what was hidden inside. We wish we had been in sooner to see what it had to offer.  more »
  • Such a great place to take kiddies and it's free. Waterslide and junior pool made it a perfect stop in Mackay. It's a must-do  more »
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  • Awesome place to swim and it's free. Great service by life guards.
  • A beautiful spot for breaky with Fresh food and great staff
  • Nice place only bad thing was water was freezing. Probably just a wuss
  • Love this place! It's free. Great for all ages. Cafe very slow.
  • Free pools for everyone. Has roofed tables, attentive life guards and a store. Totally recommended for kids

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