Tin Can Bay

Sleepy Lagoon Motel

Centrally Located Motel Accommodation

If you are looking for a quiet getaway, then the Sleepy Lagoon Motel in Tin Can Bay is perfect for you. Located on Groper Street in Tin Can Bay, Sleepy Lagoon Motel is nestled in a tropical paradise on 17 acres of indigenous gardens.

The motel has 24 cabins, each with its own individual front door. They are fully self-contained with kitchenette facilities including a toaster, microwave, hotplates, and full-size fridge. Each cabin has air-conditioning and heating.

Our motel is fitted with modern amenities and furnishings, ensuring you have a comfortable, clean place to come back to after a day out in Tin Can Bay.

Centrally Located Motel Accommodation

Make the Most of Your Holiday

Stay at our motel during your time in Tin Can Bay and enjoy all the comforts of home. We have a total of 24 air-conditioned cabins, as well as a large, fully-equipped three-bedroom holiday house. We welcome guests from all over and encourage them to take complete advantage of the wonderful things to do and see during their holiday in Tin Can Bay.

Our motel’s cabins can accommodate between two and five guests, and each cabin is equipped with a kitchenette, clean and comfortable rooms, and ample bathrooms. The kitchenettes are stocked with modern appliances, such as a microwave, kettle, toaster, and a refrigerator, ensuring complete convenience and ease. Guests can also enjoy laundry facilities, free Wi-Fi, and a host of nearby shops, activities and restaurants.

Enjoy Total Convenience During Your Stay

Our motel boasts a great location and provides a wonderful getaway experience for you and the whole family. A variety of cabins ensures that we can accommodate guests or families of any number. Sleepy Lagoon Motel also offers variety of features and amenities, providing a home-away-from-home experience.

Sleepy Lagoon Motel is centrally located in Tin Can Bay, providing easy access to the numerous surrounding attractions and activities. Jen and Mike Gray, owners of Sleepy Lagoon Motel are very familiar with the area and can provide useful information to make your stay more enjoyable.

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

Available Accommodation

Close to The Foreshore

Explore the Tin Can Bay Area

Tin Can Bay’s unique location and setting makes it the perfect destination for a getaway. The 12,000 locals, part-time residents and tourists who pass through each year, all have something in common: They want to enjoy all that the area has to offer. The Bay has so much to offer that it can be hard to know where to begin. To help, we’ve compiled a list of just a few of the things you shouldn’t miss.


Tin Can Bay has some of the best fishing in Australia. Whether you’re a novice or pro, the Bay is brimming with fish. The marina offers deep-sea and estuary fishing charters, while the local tackle shop stocks all the gear you need. Be sure to book some lessons or join a tour to make the most of your trip.

The Beach

The Bay’s best asset is its beaches. Whether you’re visiting for the day, a weekend or longer, you’ll find the perfect spot to kick back and relax.

The beach at Tin Can Bay is surrounded by natural beauty and it stretches for miles in both directions — so you won’t get bored. And, if you want to check out the shops, restaurants and cafes, take a stroll along the Esplanade.

The Marina

The marina is the heart of Tin Can Bay. This is where most of the action happens

Our motel is located centrally in Tin Can Bay and allows our guests to easily navigate the town and reach the broad variety of activities, restaurants and sight-seeing locations everyone should experience when visiting the area. We’re happy to provide you with any info you may need, as well as lots of information on nearby attractions and fun things to do.

Must-Try Experiences

Activities in the area

Albeit a tiny part of Queensland, Tin Can Bay is conveniently located near Fraser Island, the Cooloola Coast and Gympie, meaning there’s always something to do. The town itself has so much on offer that you may not have time to see everything!

Dolphin feeding in is an amazing experience that is highly recommended by many. Tourists and locals alike flock to Tin Can Bay to check this incredible activity off their bucket list.

You can also try a selection of local restaurants and favoured must-see spots!

Situated Near Rainbow Beach

Other Nearby Attractions

Double Island Point is located between Rainbow and Noosa and is only accessible to SWD vehicles – depending on the beach conditions. It is home to a beautiful lighthouse and has sweeping coastal views, ideal for aspiring photographers. The scenic beach drive is incomplete without boarding the river ferry to Noosa – providing a different view of the landscape.

The Mary Valley is about an hour’s drive away and boasts green rolling pastures and farming land. The valley has wineries, popular fishing, boating, and ski dams and is home to the mighty Mary River. Guests can sit back and relax on The Rattler, a heritage rail experience that provides a unique journey through the beautiful and scenic Mary Valley. Sleepy Lagoon Motel offers a tailored package specifically for this attraction!


In line with the Queensland Government Regulations,

Plus we are still able to supply accommodation for workers and for certain essential situations.

We are taking extra precautions at this time to include extra disinfecting of all surfaces to keep everyone safe.

Please contact us if you are unsure or have any questions regarding our accommodation.

We apologise for any inconvenience.