Big Buoy Water Park
Big Buoy Water Park
4.5
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Big Buoy Water Park is the NT's very own floating water playground! An inflatable obstacle course located in Darwin's safe swimming area at the Darwin Waterfront Recreational Lagoon - Bounce around, slide, flip, get fit and have a splash with your buddies, work crew, or family! SUP Hire available! $15 pp PLEASE NOTE: We will re-open in the Dry Season April 2017. Date TBC.
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268elisabethn
Sydney, Australia19 contributions
June 2021
This is an excellent place to have a swim in the park, you have all the facilities, bathrooms, change rooms, so many restaurants, chair to sun baking, security walking around, I was very impress,
Written 15 June 2021
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Margscott
Lethbridge, Canada144 contributions
Feb 2020
since the waters are so warm around darwin you cannot swim in the salt water, with salt water crocs and jelly fish and sting rays and stone fish they designed this massive protected area for all ages to play at the beach. life guards. on duty all the time.
Written 27 February 2020
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Jennifer R
Greater Perth, Australia31 contributions
Jan 2020
Our three teenage boys loved the Big Buoy Water Park. After a great safety induction, they had a blast testing their nerve and jumping from every vantage point they could. Great way to enjoy the only 'safe' beach in Darwin! They loved it so much they backed it up with a second session.
Written 15 January 2020
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TheShis
Tel Aviv, Israel39,612 contributions
Oct 2019
While the buoy might look a little bit intimidating at first, it's a LOT of fun, as long as you don't mind the salty water.
Written 17 December 2019
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Sarah
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Dec 2019 • Family
One of the best part of my trip! It was soo much fun and was very safe and enjoyable for all ages!
JB (the owner) is fantastic as he is friendly and professional! He was able to find my lost watch in perfect condition! Highly recommend having a go on it as it is an affordable price and highly enjoyable! 😊
Written 8 December 2019
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Hobby Peeps
Darwin, Australia9 contributions
Nov 2019
We walked in at 4.15pm yesterday afternoon, the operator JB had just put away all of the hire gear for the day, but happily got everything back out for our family of 6 to jump in. Life jackets & a safety brief were provided before we got in.

It was a blast! All of the family took turns being launched off of the "pillow" and had great fun playing on the other inflatables.

It is really the only safe place in Darwin to swim in the ocean without the chance of being eaten or bitten. The water was really warm to swim in, be prepared to hold your nose on the steep slide!
Written 22 November 2019
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Tistru
Melbourne, Australia626 contributions
Sept 2019
Just in case you don't know this; you can't swim in the waters of Darwin, except at this place. It is on the waterfront and is pretty much protected from stingers and crocodiles. Whilst it appears to be more for families with children, if you want to swim in the ocean, this is really the only place you can go. It is free and across from it is the wave pool.
Written 5 October 2019
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Murray S
Gold Coast, Australia141 contributions
Oct 2019
My daughter and I had a blast!! JB is friendly and professional and I witnessed him coach & help young kids to do things they normally wouldn't have done (safely!!). One young girl was adamant she wouldn't jump onto the pillow and then get launched. JB managed to get her to do it and the look on her face was priceless!! I'm sure she will remember that experience forever!!
Highly recommended!!
Written 3 October 2019
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Stiebs
Darwin, Australia157 contributions
Sept 2019
We took 5 girls here for a birthday and they ended up having a lot of fun here, however the operator is not punctual at all.
We had booked the early 10am session as it would be slightly cooler and fitted in with what we had planned for the birthday. We had previously been told the operator often cancelled, or rescheduled; sure enough at 10:05am when we were already there waiting we get a text advising the 10am won't be until 11am. The text said we could wait until 11am or get a refund if it didn't suit - at 10:05 it's too late to get a text advising of the cancellation and is poor form!
We decided to wait until the 11am session after calling the kids parents and the next birthday appointment advising them of the unforeseen delay. There was no apology, acknowledgement or reason for the cancellation of the earlier session by the operator when he arrived. The other issue is that then there were twice as many people as the 10am session.
While the girls really did have a great time, if booking this you might just need to consider it might be delayed..
Written 29 September 2019
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Oldjack
Greater Melbourne, Australia27,912 contributions
July 2019
The water park and beach are part of the Darwin Waterfront Precinct and positive that it has been developed but most would select a natural beach area if they could but that is not an option in Darwin. Good for families and kids and those that want access to water and games in the water and a little sandy beach. There are many hotels and restaurants in the precinct.
Written 19 August 2019
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  • Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm


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