Wave Lagoon, Darwin

4.5
When stinging jellyfish populate the waters around Darwin, head for Wave Lagoon. Free of stingers and crocodiles, this wave-pool and swimming lagoon provide a safe place to cool off in the heat. The lagoon reaches a maximum depth of 2 m (6.5 ft), and the waves in the wave-pool climb to 1.7 m (5.6 ft). Catch the waves that suit you; wave intensity varies throughout each cycle. The wet season brings frequent storms from October to May, and lifeguards move visitors to sheltered areas when thunder and lighting are imminent. Leave extra time to wait for the usually brief outbursts to pass if you visit during this period. Plan your Wave Lagoon visit and explore what else you can see and do in Darwin using our Darwin route builder website.
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  • Definitely can have some fun and entertain oneself or for the family. Is open everyday and reasonably priced. Is worth checking out for a day or partial day of fun.  more »
  • Great place for children and , indeed, adults. Safe and enjoyable, though a word of caution, the floor is rough cement ( to avoid slipping) but can cause painful grazes if swept along by a wave.  more »
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