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Bluewater Lagoon

Caneland ark River Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
+61 1300 622 529
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Summer fun

Cool, clean, refreshing and a slide to boot. This swimming lagoon is free and lots of fun for all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Loris B
Nice pool

A wonderful place for a swim, is a nice pool actually. For the small ones they have separate pool... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ShavyB
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Roeselare, Belgium
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  • Average2%
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Caneland ark River Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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+61 1300 622 529
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool, clean, refreshing and a slide to boot. This swimming lagoon is free and lots of fun for all ages. I'm 55 and enjoyed the slide down into the water. There is also an amazing area for the children with a big bucket which tips...More

Thank Loris B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful place for a swim, is a nice pool actually. For the small ones they have separate pool. We came in the afternoon less people already. The pool is open till 4:45 pm so we just on time.

Thank ShavyB
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Reviewed 5 weeks 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 4 April 2018 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

Thank tracey359
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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

1  Thank jlmackay2
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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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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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