Discover refuge from tropical heat at one of Cairns’ most renowned landmarks—the Esplanade Lagoon. Nestled on the Cairns foreshore, with captivating views of Trinity Inlet, this expansive 4800 sq meter saltwater swimming haven promises year-round safe and refreshing aquatic experiences for locals and tourists alike. The lagoon’s pristine waters are sourced from the inlet and treated through an advanced filtration and chlorination system, ensuring compliance with the highest Australian Standards. Children will delight in the sandy shores, unleash their creativity, build delightful sand castles, and frolic in the gentle shallows. On the opposite side of the Lagoon, visitors can luxuriate on inviting timber decks, basking in the comfort of moderate shade. The entire area is adorned with lush trees, landscaped gardens, and vast open spaces, collectively creating an inviting and leisurely ambience Esplanade.
The Esplanade Lagoon is accessible to the public from 6 am to 6 pm, Thursday to Tuesday, and from noon to 6 pm on Wednesdays, throughout the year. So, escape the heat, and indulge in moments of relaxation and joy at this idyllic coastal retreat.