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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  • We had big plans to spend day here when we arrived we had to ask a lifeguard why is the wave pool not wavey. Was told out of action so kids want to use the inflatable equipment in lagoon was told we h...  more »
  • We were so looking forward to having an arvo at the wave pool on Sunday. Busy morning and hot so ready for a divine dip - joke! Only one quarter of the pool available the rest fenced off and no waves....  more »
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