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Airlie Beach Lagoon

Airlie Beach Lagoon Review

This stinger-free swimming enclosure on Airlie's shorefront has dedicated lap-swimming lanes, real-sand "beaches," two adjoining children's pools, and sensor-activated lighting after dark. There are toilets, showers, and change rooms nearby, and all pools are patrolled bytrained lifeguards year-round. A tropical garden, crisscrossed with walkways and dotted with public art, picnic tables, and free electric BBQs, surround the lagoon, and there's a playground for the kids. Not surprisingly, it's hugely popular with locals and visitors, especially in stinger season. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards; toilets; showers. Best for: swimming.

    Contact Information

  • Address: The Esplanade, at Broadwater Ave., parallel to Shute Harbor Rd., Airlie Beach, QLD, 4800 | Map It
  • Phone: 07/4945–0200
  • Hours: Patrolled daily, 8 am–9 pm (summer), 9–7 (winter)
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  • Location: Airlie Beach
Updated: 01-16-2014

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