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Leanyer Recreation Park

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Address: 215 Vanderlin Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
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+61 8 8927 4199
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Fee: Yes
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On November 15th 2010, the YMCA proudly assumed management of the Leanyer...

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 water park with swimming area's and a water playground, just the place to get wet and splash around in. There is also a dry play ground, a skate park, a half basketball court, BBQ's, a Cafe and lots of shaded area'sThe newly opened cafe is a great place for a coffee and a bite to eat. it also has catering available to busy mums and other organizations. menu's are available on our website.The Recreation Park is open daily from 8am to 8pm. The Water Park is open Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 7pm during school terms. During School Holidays we are open every day from 10am to 7pm. On Public Holidays we are also open from 10am - 7pm.

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Great place to go

Great place to kick back. Hopefully it stays free! The big pool is deep enough and big enough to have enough room around you with your family without feeling cramped. Sometimes... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Darwin, Australia
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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to kick back. Hopefully it stays free! The big pool is deep enough and big enough to have enough room around you with your family without feeling cramped. Sometimes the parking can get filled up quick. It seems people also are obsessed with driving to the very front car park instead of walking 15 metres where there is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took family from Perth here for the day and had a great time. They can't believe it's all free. No queues Great team of lifeguards watching out for us all Thanks

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this during December with a few families and it was a fantastic visit. Whilst it is about 20 mins out of Darwin the park was totally free and had fantastic facilities for kids and adults. There was a kids play area with small water slides and a big bucket as well as a large pool and smaller pool for... More 

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Thank Cameron S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with the family to Lake Leanyer. Firstly, I will say it's free and it is worth a day trip when it's hot. The place needs some more $ spent on it. The lake surface has been re-done and is great and the kids pool is much more young kids friendly now. On the major water play area, only about... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this place. It's free, and caters for the whole family. Small kiddy pool, large swimming pool, big water slides and a section with water slides just for the little kids. Lots of lifeguards and it's a well thought out park. Also has a decent skate park outside. We went on a wet day (cold for the locals, perfect... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Terrific way to break up your darwin holiday. We packed a picnic, plenty of cold water and enjoyed the whole day at the water park.

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1 Thank Kristy P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Leanyer locates near by Casuarina which one of the main area in Darwin. It's good places to swim, do bbq, play at park, and other things with family and families.

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1 Thank Ahmad A
Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Great place for Families to cool down, especially in wet season. If you don't have your own pool it's a fun place to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Awesome fun! No charge for entry and everything was free. Slides were great fun but the rubber dinghy slide has to be ridden with 2 riders (can't go on your own). The other slides were great fun but the body got a bit sore due to all the connections in the slides, could have ridden them all day if mats... More 

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This is the best place to be to cool off from the oppression of our humid build up. It is great for the kids. There's those giant waterslides. And just cool off. Bring something to eat and drink. A great place for kids and friends.

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