Esplanade Lagoon Pool, Cairns

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Esplanade Lagoon Pool offers one of the best places to beat the Cairns heat. Look out on the Barrier Reef and Trinity inlet from this 4,800 sq m (51,666 sq ft) saltwater lagoon. The lagoon water is saltwater from the inlet run through a filtration system. The sandy perimeter provides material for sand castles, and kids can wade in the lagoon's shallow water. To relax, recline on the timber deck beneath a shady tree. By using our Cairns day trip website, you can arrange your visit to Esplanade Lagoon Pool and other attractions in Cairns.
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  • This likely . our last visit to Cairns and we gave it a good walkabout…maybe its missing the backpackers but it seems sleazier now and more hanging round on street and areas it is a lovely place but.....  more »
  • Our winter getaway from a Melbourne was awesome here in Cairns and we spent quite a few days, sitting by the lagoon and enjoying the sun and warmth. It is certainly the most iconic part of Cairns and....  more »
  • What a great free public space to enjoy. Safe and clean and big enough so you are not swimming on-top of others. Very family friendly. Nice lawn areas around also.
  • Hey, it's free! What's not to love?! You get a great view while cooling off and they also have free community classes in the morning. A schedule is up to check out. Showers with lockers are also available right alongside to take the stress out of losing car keys etc while you relax with a police beat on the shore as well as security cameras everywhere. Safe, secure and clean they're also patrolled by lifeguards during the day.

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