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The Darwin Waterfront Precinct is home to the Territory's only Wave Lagoon.

Offering safe year-round swimming the Wave Lagoon is open daily and is a great spot to cool off, relax or ride a wave. The Wave Lagoon and shallow toddler pools are chlorinated salt water and cover 4000 square metres with the lagoon depth varying from 2m at the deepest point. Suitable for the whole family, the lagoon creates ten different wave patterns with the highest wave reaching 1.7m. Entry charges apply.

There also a sea water Recreation Lagoon and beach area which is free to use.

The Precinct has been a welcomed addition to the tropical city of Darwin and it's fast becoming the place to be seen. A short stroll from the Darwin CBD, with its seaside promenades, parklands, landscaped gardens, retail outlets, hotels and alfresco dining the Waterfront Precinct is proving to be a popular destination for locals and tourists alike.

As a destination, the Darwin Waterfront has truly captured its city's relaxed mood and unique appeal. Whatever your taste or style, there is something for everyone - so let's meet at the Waterfront!

Wave Lagoon Admission Fee

15 yrs and over $7
Under 15 yrs $5
Under 2 yrs Free
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) $18
Seniors Concession (card holders) $5

Open 10am to 6pm daily. No surf boards allowed.

Darwin Waterfront Membership

Purchase a Darwin Waterfront Membership to get free, unlimited access to the Wave Lagoon for 12 months. You’ll also save on purchases from many businesses at the Waterfront.

Family (2 adults, 3 children) $125 per year

Adult (over 15 years) $50 per year

Child (under 15 years) $35 per year

Seniors $20 per year

Visit our website for more information on upcoming free events at the Darwin Waterfront

Map & Directions

7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin NT 0800


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Cancellation Policy

Print your reservation confirmation to redeem at the Wave Lagoon kiosk with your photo ID to finalise and receive your activated membership pass.

The purchaser’s name must be referenced on the membership reservation confirmation.

If more than one membership is purchased (by an individual) the purchaser must redeem all memberships at the same time from the kiosk; one membership must be attached to the purchaser’s name and personal details of each other card holder must be known.

The Wave lagoon kiosk is open 10am to 6pm seven days a week.

The Darwin Waterfront Membership is non-refundable and non-transferrable.

Please see our website for full details terms and conditions.

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