Wave Lagoon, Darwin

4.6
When stinging jellyfish populate the waters around Darwin, head for Wave Lagoon. Free of stingers and crocodiles, this wave-pool and swimming lagoon provide a safe place to cool off in the heat. The lagoon reaches a maximum depth of 2 m (6.5 ft), and the waves in the wave-pool climb to 1.7 m (5.6 ft). Catch the waves that suit you; wave intensity varies throughout each cycle. The wet season brings frequent storms from October to May, and lifeguards move visitors to sheltered areas when thunder and lighting are imminent. Leave extra time to wait for the usually brief outbursts to pass if you visit during this period. Plan your Wave Lagoon visit and explore what else you can see and do in Darwin using our Darwin route builder website .
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  • Fabulous place. Right on the waterfront. There are sun lounges and umbrellas. Also tubes and boogie boards to use. Water was a little too warm but understand nothing can be done about that as it was v...  more »
  • The only safe place to swim in Darwin is in an artificial pool - and this one was lovely. If you don't want the risk of crocodiles or stinging box jellyfish and you do want sun loungers, snacks, and a...  more »

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