Esplanade Lagoon Pool, Cairns

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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. By using our Cairns day trip website , you can arrange your visit to Esplanade Lagoon Pool and other attractions in Cairns.
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  • Loved this place! I wish my local council would produce something similar. I accidentally came across aqua Zumba and joined it... an overcast cold day ( 22 degrees Celsius) as described by locals. Mar...  more »
  • Fine bathing water, shower, WC and kleedtuimte free. Also there is possibility for a BBQ. Vlakbijeet and drindterassen.
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  • Nice view of the water at high tide, low tide it becomes a vast mud flat, which is interesting but not particularly pleasant to view. I wonder also about sandflies.  more »
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  • What a cool little place! The boardwalk is wonderful. The pool area is super cool. There are restaurants all over and places to BBQ close to the seaside. The yacht harbour was my favorite spot.
  • Great place to just relax in Cairns. The beach is not really viable, so going to the "lagoon" is a great way to cool down. There is plenty of room to relax in the pool as well as the grounds around it. Lots of great scenery for everyone to enjoy. When u want a snack there are convenient places to eat all around. Best of all .... Free WiFi in Cairns and it is strong along the waterfront
  • It's an awesome place to be at. It's a kind of artificial sea pool with variable heights for all age people be it a two year old kid or sixty year old enjoying life. The sea is adjacent to it but hardly anyone go there as it's properly separated. Infact why would you go there if you get all the enjoyment here only. The pool height varies from 0.5 meters to about 2 meters so you can swim, enjoy and play according. The place is surrounded by parks, a big market, some pubs, restaurants and hotels. It's a must visit place for everyone.
  • Excellent free public swimming area. Very clean water, nice sandy beach and plenty of shade if you want it. Great parking adjacent to the Lagoon but shame about the three parking ticket machines with one out-of-order and another just not working!
  • A lovely swimming pool by the sea... The views are great. Very kid friendly. Not very deep. U can sit in or outside the pool if u don't want to swim. Great time for the entire family. Nice shower and changing room facilities. Few limited lockers to keep your belongings but it gets over fast.

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