One of the most popular attractions in Airlie Beach; the Airlie Beach Lagoon is a great way to cool off and relax after a big day exploring the Whitsundays. The lagoon is open to the public all day everyday and provides great fun for all ages. The replica beach is complete with sandy shores and tropical trees with a deep swimming area and kids play pool. Locals and tourists commonly flock to the lagoon to escape the dangers of the open water in summer, which is known as stinger season. You can swim safely in the lagoon, sun yourself on the shore or nestle in the shade on the grassy knolls, the choice is yours. The lagoon is located in the centre of the Airlie Beach main street and is surrounded by a large range of shops and eateries.