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Bluewater Lagoon

Caneland ark River Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
+61 1300 622 529
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Can’t believe it’s free!

As a tourist this place is incredible (I can understand why locals are upset that the top pool... read more

Reviewed yesterday
theransleystravel
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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Nice place to visit in Mackay

Great Number of Pools. Easy to reach. Free entry. Suitable for all ages. Due to the hot weather, it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ahmad Y
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Average2%
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“water park” (20 reviews)
“free entry” (25 reviews)
“on duty” (21 reviews)
LOCATION
Caneland ark River Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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+61 1300 622 529
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"shaded areas"
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"kids area"
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"great place"
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"water bucket"
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Reviewed yesterday 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 3 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place well worth a visit, especially on a hot day, was free entry, and is located at the back of the main shopping centre on the river. Good quality pools and mini water park as well as a water slide. Lifeguards on duty and...More

Thank Picco01
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This lagoon is just such a wonderful attraction near the city of Mackay. Three different pools - age applicable. Great cafe. Set in beautiful tropical gardens.

Thank Jacqui H
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

An excellent free place to spend a good few hours with children. It is centrally located and you can also get food here.

Thank David A
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Great location. Great water. Lots of life guards The kids loved it. There was even a fight when it was time to leave.

Thank adriantruslove
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped in at Mackay on our travels to cool off at this lagoon. It was great to take a break from driving and relax. Facilities were clean and people friendly. No cost to visit. Recommend to anyone going through Mackay to enjoy the facility.

Thank Jaime M
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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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