European press reports: Crystal Lagoons comes to Australia with its first project slated for Queensland1 August, 2016 / News
Tropical North Queensland will be home to the first Crystal Lagoon in Australia, following the announcement today of an agreement to create a 2.2 hectare lagoon as the centrepiece of a new 1,000 home residential development in Cairns.
The lagoon will extend 700 metres through the centre of the Botanica development and allow the majority of apartments, townhouses and villas in the $200 million master-planned community to enjoy a waterfront location where residents can swim and sail in safe environment inside the man-made crystalline lagoon.
The precinct will also feature a beach club, restaurants, cafes, walking trails, tennis courts, sporting fields, commercial space and 8km of landscaped gardens. Tree planting has already begun on the 32 hectare site.
Crystal Lagoons Europe Director, Sebastian Pillado, has stated that signing off this deal has marked a very important milestone for the innovation company and the developer of the project, Botanica Property Group.
Crystal Lagoons is an international innovation company, founded by scientist Fernando Fischmann, which has developed a patent-protected technology that allows the construction and maintenance of unlimited-size crystal clear lagoons at very low costs.