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Cairns Esplanade Lagoon

121 locals recommend ·
About this place
The Lagoon is a 4800sq m salt water swimming facility that offers an all-year round, safe, swimming location without stingers and crocodiles. It is a free resource where locals and tourists can safely swim in an artificial pool that was previously home to mud, jellyfish and crabs.
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Cameron
Cameron
October 21, 2019
The best place to cool off on a hot day and it’s free.
Nikola
Nikola
November 13, 2016
The Esplanade is a hive of activity at night. Go for food, a swim, shopping and tourist information.
Steve
Steve
February 1, 2020
A day spent at the Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon is the perfect way to soak up some sun, enjoy some safe swimming, meet some other tourists to catch up with your friends and take in the views of the stunning Trinity Inlet and mountains that line the horizon of Cairns city in Queensland Australia…
Wendy
Wendy
March 10, 2020
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.
Linda
Linda
November 8, 2016
The Cairns Esplanade is a picturesque 2.5km stretch of foreshore in the heart of Cairns The parklands, playgrounds, boardwalk, Lagoon and recreational facilities are all free entry. enjoy this stunning facility. There are great cafe’s,where you can sit,have a coffee and just gaze out over the…
Susie
Susie
December 6, 2019
Located in the CBD, on the foreshore of the Trinity Harbour front, Cairns Lagoon has sandy shores and timber decking surrounding the 4800 square meter salt water swimming pool. It's Patrolled daily by Life Guards. Lush park grounds with huge Banyan Trees surround the lagoon, dotted along the…
Anita & Anett
Anita & Anett
February 19, 2020
The Cairns Esplanade is a 2.5km stretch of foreshore in the Cairns CBD showcasing picturesque lawns and landscaped parklands along palm-fringed waterfront. The Lagoon, parklands, playgrounds, barbecues and recreational facilities are available for free to use so there is something for everyone to…
Sandra
Sandra
December 27, 2019
Great for evening entertainment, barbeques and Saturday morning markets.
Margie
Margie
September 30, 2016
Craft markets each Saturday, 8am to 4pm. Free activities by the pool each day (Yoga, Zumba, etc)
Mike
Mike
July 16, 2016
FREE! Top place for an evening walk or have dinner using the free BBQs provided along the foreshore.
Brett & Shakimra
Brett & Shakimra
October 14, 2016
Stroll along viewing the birdlife. Swim in the lagoon, sunbake on the beach, shop at the saturday markets. Cosmopolitan Restaurants to choose from.

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Location
54 Esplanade
Cairns City, QLD 4870
Phone+61 7 4044 3715
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 9:00 PM
Credit cards
Yes
Wi-Fi
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