Sleepy Lagoon Motel

Explore the best Tin Can Bay has to offer!

1,000+ Reviews | 4.4 Star Rating


Welcome to Sleepy Lagoon Motel

Tin Can Bay's friendliest accommodation was established in 2004 and refurbished in 2014. The motel has 24 semi-self contained air-conditioned cabins and a 3 bedroom holiday house.

Tin Can Bay is the ideal place to base yourself to explore the Cooloola Coast, the Mary Valley and the Gympie region and to enjoy many attractions and activities. The world renowned dolphin feeding at Tin Can Bay provides a rare opportunity to interact with wild Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins.

Why book direct with us

Competitive Rates

No Booking Fees

Free Wifi

Later checkout up till 12.00 noon on request

Features & Facilities

Restaurant/Bottle Shop next door

3 minutes drive to dolphin view area

Approx 25 minute drive to Rainbow Beach & Fraser Island Barge

Supermarket only 3 minute walk away

Fully Air Conditioned

Bus stop next door

3 minute walk to walking tracks run along the Foreshore of Tin Can Bay

Laundromat and BBQ facilities are available

Centrally Located

Check in at the Sleepy Lagoon Motel, the finest accommodation in Tin Can Bay! This family-run business is centrally located in the quiet town of Tin Can Bay, located to the north-east of Gympie. Overflowing with wildlife such as native dolphins, the coastal town is a nature-lover's paradise and can offer the entire family a sight-seeing trip to remember.

Enjoy Tin Can Bay’s gorgeous beaches or cast a reel and try your luck in one of the numerous local fishing hotspots close to the Great Sandy Strait Boating Paradise, Rainbow Beach and Inskip Point Barge-Gateway to Fraser Island.

Close to the Foreshore

If you want accommodation that is near to the beach, enjoy peaceful waters that surround the pretty seaside village of Tin Can Bay, and make Sleepy Lagoon Motel your holiday location of choice! A stone’s throw from the beach, our motel has several homely rooms, as well as a holiday house rental, available. During your stay, you will be well looked after by travelers, owners and spouses, Jen and Mike Gray, who make an effort to treat every guest as if they are their only one.

Explore, Dine & Relax

Tin Can Bay offers its visitors a selection of restaurants to choose from, such as the Marina Bar & Grill, Barnacle's Cafe, and Tin Can Bay's own Country Club! From seafood platters to steak and schnitzels, you're sure to find an appetising meal for every palate. Enjoy a variety of local favourites and great food during your stay in Tin Can Bay.


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