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Wave Lagoon

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Good Family activity- Wristbands mean easy re entry

This is a fun activity in the heat of Darwin. There is a wave pool which is deep and wavey so... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Fabulous place. Right on the waterfront. There are sun lounges and umbrellas. Also tubes and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
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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...more
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Darwin Waterfront | Kitchener Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8941 7260
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All reviews boogie boards great fun life guards all ages body boards on duty cool off inflatable rings day pass few hours a lot of fun darwin waterfront spend an afternoon a great place to spend safe swimming deck chairs per adult
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a fun activity in the heat of Darwin. There is a wave pool which is deep and wavey so really most suitable for 4 and up and a toddlers partly shady paddle pool. You purchase a wrist band from the kiosk behind the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous place. Right on the waterfront. There are sun lounges and umbrellas. Also tubes and boogie boards to use. Water was a little too warm but understand nothing can be done about that as it was very hot. Definitely recommend

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank F1829SIvanessab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only safe place to swim in Darwin is in an artificial pool - and this one was lovely. If you don't want the risk of crocodiles or stinging box jellyfish and you do want sun loungers, snacks, and a wave machine you will love...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RickW419
Reviewed 11 February 2019

A great invention for adults and children alike, as well as for just a spectator. Located in a great area, not far from Darwin CBD, surrounded with many restaurants and lovely walks. As a spectator, we observed how well it was supervised, and the enjoyment...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ozy2000
Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

Great way to spend a few hours and cool off in Darwin.I've never been in a wave pool and I found it fun. They have lots of rings and boards to use . You get 20 mins of waves and 10 off flat water. There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

What a great place to take the kids and catch a wave in the tropics without any risk of being eaten by a crocodile. Plenty of shaded areas in the kids pool area. Set within the waterfront precinct with quality cafes and restaurants all within...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Puregolg
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Given that there are not many place you can enjoy the water in Darwin, this would have to be the place to go and enjoy water sports. Great for families.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Annette G
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

Wave Lagoon Waterfront Darwin excellent way to cool down and have some Fun at the same time. The older kids love the waves while the younger children love the play pools. Great value and free parking for 2 hours. Lockers available on site as well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank johnaallen
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

Super fun and great place to cool off in the heat Loved the waves and big umbrellas Shady and cool Kids having fun Parents having fun Very secure to come and go Lifeguard checks your band

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FoodSnob4EVER
Reviewed 17 December 2018

It can be fun but you can scrape your knees on the rough hard floor which to me seems stupid, why a softer ground wasn't picked, who knows. The waves are great but if it gets packed it is dangerous especially if people use boards...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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12 January 2018|
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Response from Kerrels | Reviewed this property |
Warm. Just like any water in Darwin.
5 October 2016|
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Response from johnt673 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely salt water.
20 August 2016|
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Response from Blackcatfriday13 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend parking in the waterfront car park and pay parking at the pay station when leaving. The wave lagoon is in the waterfront complex. We found this most convenient with our children.