Lifeguard Bookings

As a recognised emergency service, Surf Life Saving Tasmania provides highly trained and experience Lifeguards to provide both Water Safety and First Aid Services, across regional and rural areas throughout the state, to most aquatic environments both in-water and land-based.

Our Professional Lifeguards are experienced in and operate in different context to our volunteer lifesavers, they are highly skilled in rescue, resuscitation, treatment of both major and minor first aid, incident management, with strong customer service focus.

With Surf Life Saving Tasmania's extensive capabilities and resources, we provide exceptional event lifesaving services.   

Some events include:

  • School / Outdoor Group Excursions
  • Regattas
  • Open Water Swims
  • Triathlons

When?  SLST takes Lifeguard Bookings 12 months of the year. However, due to risk management, in relation to water temperature, the busiest period is between October through to the end of March. 


Fees are based on per hour, per lifeguard basis.

  • 1 - 3 Hours $70.00 per hour 
  • 3 or more Hours $60.00 per hour

Please note: Mileage may be charged for jobs considered outside of the operational areas

Please Note: $17p/hr surcharge applies for weekend and public holiday bookings. 

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Please book early in advance to avoid disappointment, as it is not always guaranteed that we will have Lifeguards available on your chosen date(s).

Lifeguard bookings are preferred 1-2 weeks in advance. 

Southern Tasmania

Northern Tasmania

North Western Tasmania

If your required booking is not available, please fill out our Waiting List Form. 

Lifeguard Booking Waitlist

SLST Cancellation and Refund Policy