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Wave Lagoon

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Great of an afternoon

We purchased a family annual pass and so it’s great to take the kids her about 5pm and spend an... read more

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JoAshGF
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Darwin, Australia
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This is a must see

Easy family day lazy by the wave park, they have lifeguards on duty and you have a constant wave... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Graham C
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Perth, Australia
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One of the Waterfront's coolest attractions is the Wave Lagoon: a palm-fringed swimming pool that turns into a tube-riding, boogie-boarding bucket of fun when the waves roll in every 20 minutes. The fully patrolled Wave Lagoon is two metres at its...more
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All reviews boogie boards great fun life guards all ages body boards on duty cool off inflatable rings day pass few hours a lot of fun darwin waterfront kids and adults whole family spend an afternoon a great place to spend safe swimming
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We purchased a family annual pass and so it’s great to take the kids her about 5pm and spend an hour enjoying the waves. Missing something with atmosphere and no cover so bring your sunscreen. Heaps of tubes and boards to use and play with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoAshGF
Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy family day lazy by the wave park, they have lifeguards on duty and you have a constant wave being generated all the time so great for the kids. They also have some smaller wading pools for the toddlers

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Graham C
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you can’t get into a private swimming pool this is the next best thing for Darwin city. Well done and plenty big enough. Great and easy location as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gd275
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was nice to get into some water while in Darwin without the worry of being stung by box jellyfish. Or bitten by a croc for that matter. The pool is very well supervised by a team of lifeguards and the person at the ticket...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spentthe day here whilst waiting for our evening flight, great fun an well run place. We were also able to shower and change before we left for the airport which was a bonus!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ngarata
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great family day out spot in the heart of the Darwin waterfront Some shady spots with umbrellas, lifeguards, kiosk with drinks etc The waves are super fun and the shallows suitable for younger kids

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 0chrissiep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great afternoon out when the waves come it’s a bit like you imagine what it would be like in a washing machine. Great fun lovely warm water we all had a great time our age range was from 15 to 66.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnwD6176HM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ended our trip in Darwin here, it was a great way to end it! The pool is clean, the waves are fun and there are plenty of accessories available to suit various people. Great way to get some wave action without risking death by croc...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 85leeleew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today , I must say for $7 entry this is fantastic value for money, had some time to fill, actually good fun would highly recommend to anyone especially families, thumbs up from me

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The wave pool is awesome, a great place to chill for the day. DO IT! There are life savers on patrol and the waves are only intermittent so gives a nice break in between to float around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Aimee C
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noelc719
12 January 2018|
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Response from Kerrels | Reviewed this property |
Warm. Just like any water in Darwin.
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melindakerr
5 October 2016|
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Response from johnt673 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely salt water.
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JuliaNgaretaLouise
20 August 2016|
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Response from Blackcatfriday13 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend parking in the waterfront car park and pay parking at the pay station when leaving. The wave lagoon is in the waterfront complex. We found this most convenient with our children.
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