Cool off at the Bluewater Lagoon, in the heart of Mackay’s city centre.
The family-friendly leisure facility has three-tiered lagoons in a stinger-free environment, overlooking the Pioneer River.
Spend the day with the kids and take a picnic, grab a snack at the Bluewater Lagoon Cafe or enjoy a barbecue lunch and go for a dip in the lagoons, which are the size of three 50 metre pools.
Another popular water-side swimming destination near Mackay, Airlie Beach Lagoon offering a beautiful location to swim and soak up some rays.
A beautiful waterfall connects the two main lagoons which vary in depth of up to 1.8 metres.
The kids will love the slide, which takes you from the top to the middle lagoon.
Free wi-fi is available at the park.
Entry is free of charge to the facility, which is open 7 days from May - August (9am-4.45pm) and September to April (9am-5.45pm).
Bluewater Lagoon is located at Caneland Park, River Street, Mackay.
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