The Airlie Beach Lagoon is FREE and open to everyone. The lagoon is 4,300sqm and 4.5 million litres of fresh, self-chlorinated water, located parallel to the Main Street, on the foreshore of Airlie Beach.

It provides an environment that is completely safe from stingers, all year round.

It is built on a raised breakwater, giving an excellent view out to the Coral Sea and Whitsunday Islands.

Lifeguards patrol the lagoon from 9am – 7pm during winter and 8am – 9pm during summer.

Lagoon features

Shaded picnic tables
Children’s Play ground
Showers and toilets – including disabled
Children’s wading pool with shade
Children’s pool- 1.5 metre depth maximum
Larger pool – maximum depth of 2 metres
Separate swimming lanes for fitness enthusiasts
Security after hours
First Aid trained staff
24-hour CCTV monitoring
Easy-to-understand signage/rules using universal symbols
Sensor-operated lighting on pathways that goes on and off at dusk/dawn