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Leanyer Recreation Park

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Nice water park

Well done Darwin NT for making this a free activity. The family enjoyed this park on a hot winters... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AJG35
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Cairns, Australia
Fantastic free Entertainment for kids

Great waterpark with lagoon pool, playground, kiddie pool, kiddie water playground, normal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth C
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Darwin, Australia
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On November 15th 2010, the YMCA proudly assumed management of the Leanyer Recreation Park. Entry is free to this fantastic venue.The Park consists of dry and wet recreational area's. There are 3 massive water slides where you can ride the water, a...more
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215 Vanderlin Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
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+61 8 8927 4199
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well done Darwin NT for making this a free activity. The family enjoyed this park on a hot winters day. Slides were great as well as the pool. Well worth a visit.

Thank AJG35
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great waterpark with lagoon pool, playground, kiddie pool, kiddie water playground, normal playground, water slides, tables and barbecues, lifeguards when open, all for free. Something for all age groups, clean and a lovey setting for a family picnic.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this water park with our four kids whole range in age from 17 to 8. We all arrived with minimal expectations and were pleasantly surprised by what we found. The whole family thoroughly enjoyed our time at the park, where the pools, slides...More

Thank Erica K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Water slides for free? Proper ones, where people scream on the way down? A water play area that would make most municipal swimming centres envious. A massive lake like swimming pool which is great for kids. If you have young children do yourself and them...More

Thank OzCynic L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I guess I can only get a fully equipped water park in Darwin. Both adult and kid had a lot of fun and head straight to Malak night market. A great day out

Thank Sek S
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We loved the free water park, couldn't believe it was all free and staffed with lifeguards Etc. kids loved running around the water playground and the non-water playground too. The shallow beach-like pool is great to cool off in. Only down side was that the...More

1  Thank Jane B
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Every time i want to go to the pool I visit Leanyer Recreation Park. The park is clean, a lot of grass area around with BBQ. Ideal for birthday party or just a sunbath with friends. Water is not deep tho.

1  Thank Simone C
Reviewed 4 May 2018

My girls (12 and 10) loved the slides i l8ved the pool, win win. The only thing that would make it better would be a coffee cart!

Thank Peta R
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Took the missus and the young fella here during school hoildays, great facilities and its free!!! the young fella had a ball

Thank Diggler18
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Darwin is a great place for water fun and this place is magic. We've taken our 2 kids there since they are young and they have a great time with the slides and the massive bucket dump.

Thank North_Suburbs_Peter
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Mario C
21 March 2017|
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Response from Craig W | Reviewed this property |
free entry
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babmadsa
7 February 2017|
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Response from Chris O | Reviewed this property |
No, Leanyer which is 15 min drive from city.
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Michelle H
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Response from julius S | Reviewed this property |
Ohh.. Kakadu is abt 150. km. and JAbiru is abt 220km from Darwin, Only a few Kms to Cahills crossing which is the furthest you can go without a permit. . Good burgers at Coroborree (100km) and Bark hut ( 130km.)Cahills... More
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