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 clear water, Slidezilla the inflatable slide, family lawn games, beach toys, beach volleyball, and access to the swim-up bar.
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Seasonal Lagoon Water Activity Hours
|Monday - Sunday||10:00 AM — 7:00 PM|
Seasonal Lagoon Bar Hours
|Monday - Wednesday||10:00 AM — 9:00 PM|
|Thursday - Saturday||10:00 AM — 11:00 PM|
|Sunday||10:00 AM — 9:00 PM|
Tickets and activities at Epperson Lagoon are valid for one year from purchase date and nonrefundable. Please see inclement weather raincheck policy.
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 $35 plus tax per adult and $28 per child ages 4-12. Children 3 and under are free. This includes your access into the Lagoon for swimming, slide, 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, and water toys.
No outside food, beverages or coolers are allowed at Epperson Lagoon.
Yes, we have food and a variety of non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages available for sale. The Reef Café, located near The Hub, features an array of fast-casual food and drinks. For your convenience we have water fountains located throughout the lagoon grounds. If you have any dietary restrictions and having any concerns, please contact guest services.
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. Tickets and activities at Epperson Lagoon are nontransferable and nonrefundable. You cannot cancel or get a refund for a ticket or activity.
Mandatory inclement weather safety guidelines:
Lighting Mileage Procedures
15 miles – paddleboards & kayaks come back to dock
10 miles – all guests clear out of water including obstacle course, Island, and Lagoon
5 miles – all guest must exit park
Managers will give approval for guests to re-enter the park after immediate threat of lightning strikes have passed and after a reasonable amount of time has passed. It is at the company’s discretion whether the park will remain closed or reopen after weather events.
Epperson Lagoon appreciates your understanding and our commitment to the safety of staff and guests.
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.
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.
Patrons under the age of 13 years old must be accompanied by a patron that is at least 13 years or older.*