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Bluewater Lagoon

Caneland ark River Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
+61 1300 622 529
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Great free attraction

This free park is just great for a relaxing break on a hot day. Our teens loved the big pool and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clarky249
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Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Great to chill and cool off

Fantastic swimming pool area for young and old alike. Could do with a few more shady areas and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tracey359
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Mackay Region, Australia
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“free entry” (27 reviews)
“on duty” (21 reviews)
“life guards” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
Caneland ark River Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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+61 1300 622 529
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This free park is just great for a relaxing break on a hot day. Our teens loved the big pool and the water slides. Plenty of room to run around while adults can lay back and enjoy the playful atmosphere. Mackay is really lucky to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic swimming pool area for young and old alike. Could do with a few more shady areas and such a shame it closes so early with the hot evening weather in Mackay. Great to see families and friends making the most of the bbq areas...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

A great place to go for a lovely walk it has a lot to see plenty of trees and plants it a long walk from Canelands to the Base Hospital if you wish you can sit down and have a rest if you need to...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Lovely area for families to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon. Adequate shade provided around the different pools. Free entry.

1  Thank _lauriensue
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Took grandkids there recently and was a top time for all. Plenty to do and nice café. Good open space and heaps of room and places to sit and relax.

Thank wayne a
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

As a tourist this place is incredible (I can understand why locals are upset that the top pool opening hours have been reduced, but as it’s free I can’t believe it’s open at all!). We visited mid week during the middle of the day, not...More

Thank theransleystravel
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Great Number of Pools. Easy to reach. Free entry. Suitable for all ages. Due to the hot weather, it is highly recommended to go either early morning or in the afternoon.

Thank Ahmad Y
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Seriously MACKAY Council. Went for a swim today, it was great until informed the top pool is going to be closed Mon-Thur. Why? It's about to become extremely hot throughout QLD over the next few days, it's still summer as well. Why spend ratepayers money...More

Thank gypsyrocket333
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Great variety of pools to choose from, but in such a climate either ensure you get there early enough to snivel the limited provided shade or take enough sun screen and be prepared to slip sop slap more often

Thank Trish C
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Gotta give full credit to our council for this amazing lagoon! It is a free entry pool with multi levels and something for all ages! great for everyone!

Thank Janine B
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michaelmallinson83
28 January 2018|
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Response from gypsyrocket333 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Basically asked the same question yesterday and last year approached council, but didn't receive a productive response. I approached council because on the Monday afternoon I went for a swim at 9am and the top... More
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Diana H
1 October 2016|
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Response from Tony W | Reviewed this property |
I seem to recall that there was a no pets allowed (unless companion / assistance dogs) Give the lagoon a ring and they will let you know Hope this helps
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