Wave Lagoon, Darwin

4.5
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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  • Lovely big pool, fun for everyone. Even if you don't want to swim you can sit around and relax on the beautiful grass surrounding the pools. They often have bands playing as well. Plenty of cafe and r...  more »
  • On our visit the wave pool was shut down as tiles were falling off the walls. Section open was free but only came up to our knees. The other beach pool was better.  more »
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