Fodor's Expert Review Airlie Beach Lagoon

Airlie Beach Beach–Sight
Free Fodor's Choice

This stinger-free swimming enclosure on Airlie's shorefront has dedicated lap-swimming lanes, real-sand "beaches," adjoining children's pools, and sensor-activated lighting after dark. There are toilets, showers, and change rooms nearby, and all pools are patrolled by trained 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; showers; toilets. Best for: swimming.

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Quick Facts

The Esplanade
Airlie Beach, Queensland  4800, Australia

07-4945–0200

www.whitsunday.qld.gov.au

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