Bluewater Lagoon

Comprising three tiered lagoons, the Bluewater Lagoon is a free family-friendly leisure facility overlooking the picturesque Pioneer River in the heart of Mackay's city centre.

Covering an area equivalent to three 50 metre swimming pools, Bluewater Lagoon provides a safe all-round stinger-free swimming environment.

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  • A waterfall connects the two main lagoon areas which vary in depth up to 1.8 metres
  • 19.5 metre water slide from the top lagoon to the middle lagoon
  • An interactive children's water playground and drop-bucket
  • The lagoon provides disabled and elderly access with handrails and suitable water levels
  • A 1.9 metre fence surrounds the facility to provide a secure, safe environment
  • Electric barbecue facilities available
  • The Bluewater Lagoon Café - variety of snacks, drinks and ice cream

Entry fees and charges

Entry is free of charge

Hours of operation

The facility is closed on Christmas Day.

Patrons are required to exit the water 15 minutes prior to the closing time.

The Bluewater Lagoon is closed for winter shutdown - reopening in September, date to be confirmed.


Booking form

Click here to register a booking at Bluewater Lagoon (this booking form is intended for school groups or large community group bookings only)

Location and contact details

Caneland Park
River Street, Mackay
Phone: 1300 MACKAY (1300 622 529)