Opening hours:

  • Thursday to Tuesday, 6am-9pm
  • Wednesday, midday-9pm (closed for maintenance until midday)
  • Public holidays, 6am-9pm

Entry to the Lagoon is free. Toilet and shower facilities are located in the amenities block alongside the Lagoon.

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

The Lagoon is a 4800sq m salt water swimming facility that offers an all-year round, safe, swimming location without stingers and crocodiles. The Lagoon is filled with salt water from the Trinity Inlet which is filtered through a state-of-the-art filtration system.

Cairns Esplanade Lagoon, Cairns, Queensland
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