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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  • Cost us $18 for the family to attend for as long as we wanted. Plenty of shade to sit in, and a great section for toddlers/small kids. There are body boards and inflatable rings there to use. Lifeguar...  more »
  • Both kids 6 & 10 year old loved it. It was extremely busy the day we went and there were more kids than there were boards and pool rings. You had to be quick to grab one as soon as someone put them do...  more »
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