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Nightcliff Pool

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259 Casuarina Dr Nightcliff

Nightcliff Pool is an iconic venue for residents and visitors alike. Located on the picturesque Nightcliff Foreshore, you can take in stunning views over Darwin Harbour and enjoying cool sea breezes. The facility offers a range of programs and activities, including learn-to-swim, swim club training, BBQ and picnic facilities.

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday  5.30am - 7.30pm
Weekends and Public Holidays*  8.00am - 7.30pm

*closed Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Please note times may change due to special events or maintenance requirements. To avoid disappointment, check the Lane Availability Calendar or contact the pool before you head down for a dip.

Entry Fees

Entry fees and charges are the same across all our pools. 


Single Entry

30-Swim Card

6-Month Pass

12-Month Pass

















$10 (2 Adults, 2 Children)

^Concession = full-time NT students, Commonwealth Health Care Card, NT Pensioner and Carer’s Card. Photographic ID must be presented.

FREE for spectators, and for children under 4 years when accompanied by a paying adult.

Please note, lost or stolen 30-swim cards cannot be replaced or reimbursed.

For all enquiries regarding school swimming carnivals, social functions, swimming lessons and bookings please contact pool management directly at either Casuarina or Nightcliff Pool.

Pool Lane Availability

View the Nightcliff Pool Lane Availability Calendar for the current lane bookings at Nightcliff Pool. While we attempt to keep this up to date, the calendar may not include all one-off or casual bookings. Please contact Pool Management at Casuarina for further information.

Nightcliff Pool Lane Availability Calendar


Main Pool – 50m (approx.) x 6 lanes, hydro-lift for all-abilities access, some shade cloth coverage
Toddlers’ Pool – shaded


Aqua Fitness Classes

Aqua Fitness classes are held six days per week, at the times detailed below.

Shallow Water

Monday & Thursday 5:30 pm - 6.15 pm

Sunday 10.00 am - 10.45 am

Deep Water

Tuesday & Wednesday 5:30 pm - 6.15 pm*

Saturday 9.30 am - 10.15 am*

*New participants attending a Deep Water class must arrive 10 minutes early for a safety briefing with the instructor ahead of the class.

These classes are run by a third-party operator and the cost covers entry into the pool. For a pricelist or further information, please contact Nikki Higgins at or call 0421 986 252.

Club Training

A number of clubs currently train at Nightcliff Pool. Information on events and training sessions for clubs can be found via the links below.

Nightcliff Swimming Club
Darwin Masters
Darwin Triathlon Club

Swimming Lessons

A number of organisations provide swimming lessons for children and adults at Casuarina Pool. Information on swimming lessons can be found by contacting the following providers:

YMCA of the Northern Territory

Royal Life Saving Society Australia NT

Swim Dynamics

More Information 

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