Opening hours:

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

*Please note the Lagoon and adjacent Amenities Block will be closed for the biennial maintenance shut down period from Monday 16 July through to Sunday 5 August inclusive and will reopen on Monday 6 August.

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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