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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.

Roll over the hot spots to learn more

icon SUNSET BEACH coming soon
icon CABANA COVE Semi-private area with its own bar. Cabanas available to rent via Lagoon Management Team or online.
icon THE SANDBAR The Epperson Lagoon’s Swim-Up Bar accessible from The Hub and the water
icon ENTRY Entry point for all Residents, Guests and Daily Visitors
icon THE HUB A central spot for events and concerts under a shaded canopy with a stage and sound system
icon DOCK Place to launch any rented watercrafts like paddleboards and kayaks
icon THE REEF Onsite food, drinks and retail
icon SLIDE and Climbing Wall for year-round enjoyment. Use via Play Pass or see Lagoon Management Team for daily fee options
icon WATER OBSTACLE COURSE Incredibly fun floating obstacle. Use via Play Pass or see Lagoon Management Team for hourly fee options
icon ADVENTURE BAY The spot with lots of activity plus access to all of the Recreational Rentals like kayaks and paddleboards
icon TIKI Available for hourly rental via onsite Lagoon Management Team or online
icon GASPARILLA ISLAND Our family-friendly spot features the area with wading water depths and an island with sandy beaches and palm trees
icon TIKI Available for hourly rental via onsite Lagoon Management Team or online
icon TIKI Available for hourly rental via onsite Lagoon Management Team or online
icon SHORELINE BEACH coming soon

Plan Your Day

Our Hours

Monday - Thursday11:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Friday11:00 AM — 10:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM — 10:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM — 5:00 PM

*Please note, Lagoon water access closes at dusk. The Sand Bar will remain open for the entire day. Space and activities are limited; restrictions may apply. All recreation rentals can be purchased on sight at the Floatz activities tent, at the admissions gate or online. Rentals do not include admission fee.

Weekday Lagoon Pass

$10 Per Person*

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Weekend Lagoon Pass

$20 Per Person*

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Water Obstacle Course
(45 Min Session)

$10 Per-Person

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Kayak/Paddleboards
(1 Hour Session)

$10 Per-Person

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Unlimited Slide Pass
(All Day Access)

$10 Per-Person

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Cabana Rentals
(Fully Furnished – Max. 8 People)

$90 Per-Day

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Tiki Rentals
(Holds Up to 20 People)

Reserve in advance and save!

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Premium Seating with Umbrellas
(Double and Quad Seating)

$15 Double, $20 Quad

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FAQs

What is Epperson Lagoon?

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.

What is the price for admission? What is included in admission?

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.

What can I bring to the Lagoon?

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.

Inclement weather policy?

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.

How can I rent cabana’s and premium seating?

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.

Are lifeguards on duty?

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.

What should I wear to the lagoon?

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.

Are food and beverages for sale?

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.

Can my children access the lagoon without me?

Patrons under the age of 13 years old must be accompanied by a patron that is at least 13 years or older.*

How do I purchase a day pass to the Epperson lagoon?

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.

For a full list of FAQs please click here.

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