Wave Lagoon
Wave Lagoon
4.5
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
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 deepest point and slopes to a shallow area of still water, perfect for families. Bring your book: there are plenty of banana lounges, beach umbrellas and shady patches of lawn. Aqua Zumba classes every Sunday from 9am are a HUGE hit with tourists and locals alike.
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Jess_SP
South Australia, Australia116 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Spent a few hours here on our travels.
Kids had an absolute ball.
Has plenty of shade and trees around to sit under.
No toilets within the wave pool area.
Closest ones were near the kiosk or in the park.
Didn’t take away from the fun had.
Written 26 March 2024
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Jax C
Melbourne, Australia5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Fantastic wave pool located right on the Darwin waterfront. Good value for money and a fun activity to do on a hot day! Staff were friendly and polite.
Written 1 January 2024
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Kevin D
Melbourne, Australia22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
We spent every morning of our trip here. Nice and relaxing atmosphere. The kids didn’t want to leave. Get there early to get a lounger
Written 27 August 2023
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gc g
Gold Coast, Australia346 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023
way too many people there the day we went. nowhere to sit and mind the bags, towels etc. water didnt look anywhere as blue and clear as the pictures showed. take your own chairs if you are going as there is nowhere to sit. there are some water play areas for the children who are too small to handle the big wave pool
Written 31 July 2023
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Kate S
50 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023 • Family
Kids LOVE this wave pool. Big waves and lots of fun. You do need to watch young kids carefully. Went back a second time they loved it so much.
Written 7 July 2023
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Debbie Hollinshead
Wetherill Park, Australia54 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
all safe and sound in the wave lagoon no nasty crocs, sharks or other nasties that are in the water. The kids love it just as much as the adults do ... lots of fun.
Written 20 May 2023
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AquaPacifica
Gold Coast, Australia1,522 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
The wave lagoon is central to the waterfront and a great way to cool off in the heat. The waves come on twice an hour and are small and soft for the under 10s to have fun and float around in the provided rings. It does get crowded but not unbearably so, as the $10 price tag keeps the crowds away, as other water parks and swimming in the harbour is free.
There are deck chairs and umbrellas and plenty of shade on the grass and a separate toddler play area. It's the best Darwin has for safe public swimming that feels like a resort beach.
Written 6 May 2023
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Kandicane55
Christchurch, New Zealand48 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Family
I’m visiting family in Darwin so there is about 15 of us. We had a great time at the wave lagoon. The water was warm would have liked it to be a little more refreshing lol. The little pool for the little kids was awesome and places to sit and relax. Highly recommend.
Written 3 January 2023
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Maddy G
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
The wave lagoon is a relatively cheap activity. Grab a pool noodle and relax in the water taking in the waterfront sights. The waves are periodic and feels like your actually in the beach with the relentlessness of them. Can get quite busy so it can be difficult to find free deck chairs and pool noodles. Great little pool there for small children in the shade.
Written 1 October 2022
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ronp1954
Langford, Australia789 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
This is a great attraction for Darwin an is very popular. Cant swim at lo al beaches due to crocodiles, so this is the next best thing. Basically a large swimming pool with a beach like entrance, and every 15 minutes or so, the waves commence. Not huge waves but big enough for this old fellow to have a lot of fun.
Written 28 September 2022
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