Escape To Paradise
Join us for a day in paradise! At over 7 acres in size and with crystal clear blue waters, there are endless ways for the whole family to enjoy the day at the Lagoon.
The Lagoon Day Pass gives you access to the nation's first Crystal Lagoon®. Included with your visit is access to a tropical beach paradise, swimming in crystal clear water, family lawn games, beach toys, beach volleyball, access to swim-up bar, live entertainment & big screen TV viewing on select days. Food and beverages are available for purchase.
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The Epperson Lagoon is the first-of-its-kind amenity in the United States. It is a 7.5 acre lagoon for the Epperson community in Wesley Chapel, Florida. Non-residents will be granted limited access to the lagoon for a fee.
Non-residents pay $20 plus tax per person. Children 2 and under are free. This includes your access into the Lagoon for swimming, free lounge chairs on our beach, along with access to The Sand Bar and its resort style swim up bar. There are options to upgrade your day with water recreational rentals, exclusive entry into the Cabana Cove with its private shaded seating, along with renting any of our 3 Tiki’s for your large group parties.
You can bring your beach umbrella, towels, sunscreen, one pool noodle per person, bottles of water or refillable water bottle, and water toys. For a full list of approved and prohibited items click here.
The safety of all our guests is our top priority. Therefore, inclement weather may cause us to temporarily close the lagoon. We ask that all guests adhere to weather warnings and seek shelter. At the discretion of management certain purchases are non-refundable. Guest who entered the lagoon within two hours of an inclement weather closure will receive a rain check for admission to come back on another day.
Cabana Cove rentals can be purchased by calling guest services at 813-527-0775. Cabana Cove rentals do not include admission and have to be paid for at the time a reservation is made. To enter Cabana Cove you must have a wristband.
The lagoon is a swim-at-your-own-risk facility. Please be advised that there are no lifeguards on duty. If anyone in your party needs a lifejacket we have them placed at entrance ramp or you can visit the Floatz tent water activity rentals tent.
The Epperson Lagoon is a family-friendly environment. You must wear appropriate beach/swim attire at all times. No thongs or Brazilian cut bath suits. For the health and safety of all our guests, children in diapers are required to wear a swim diaper when entering the lagoon waters.
Yes, we will have food trucks and a variety of non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages available for sale. For your convenience we have water fountains located throughout the lagoon grounds. You are also welcome to bring your own bottles of water and use our filtered refill stations to keep hydrated. If you have any dietary restrictions and having any concerns please contact guest services.
Patrons under the age of 13 years old must be accompanied by a patron that is at least 13 years or older.*
Day passes can be purchased online, which will guarantee you a spot in the lagoon in the instance that the Lagoon hits maximum capacity. You also have the option of walking up to guest service window to purchase a ticket.
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