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On a hot stinking day we visited the East Point Reserve and found this cool body of water but... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
Sydney, Australia

Very pretty. Great for picnics and plenty of space to play. Plenty of parking and shady trees and... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Mount Gambier, Australia
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All reviews east point reserve shady trees great playground play equipment fannie bay dry season picnic area great spot bbq canoe council dip crocs shore paths stroll
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're visiting friends or family in Darwin get them to take you here for a picnic, or cook up a BBQ.... it has a lovely relaxed atmosphere, and is a safe place for the kids to swim, the Cool Spot Cafe is close by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janice O
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Wonderful place for a relaxing day with beautiful views and great location just by the beach where you can finish off your day with an amazing sunset.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank k_siag
Reviewed 21 November 2018

On a hot stinking day we visited the East Point Reserve and found this cool body of water but didn't have our swim gear !! Fresh seawater drawn from nearby Fannie Bay feeds the approx 3.5h lake and is guaranteed Croc Free ! Good for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Apparently the only water to swim in without fear of being chased down by a crocodile! A beautiful lake, there were people enjoying a canoe ride also......

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank vickilynnhunter
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Great place to walk, good paths and lots to see. Darwin is a great place to bicycle. We will consider taking bikes next year.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank madfish2016
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Yep Om back at the lake once again. I swim here most days for exercise. Great pla e for a dip, sunbake walk theres showers parking playgrounds toilets and even free barbaques. Thete grassed areas and shady trees. This time of the year you can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank John N
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic scenery good place to chill back with the boys on a cool dry season night I rate this 5 stars

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank micheal641
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Very pretty. Great for picnics and plenty of space to play. Plenty of parking and shady trees and grass to sit on. A lovely tranquil place.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank H7342JAkathym
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely and easy free relaxing area to chill out. Great play ground area for the kids too! Free access though on weekends can hire equipment to play about on the water!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Roara74
Reviewed 17 January 2018

The place to go with the little people. This is the only water considered safe to swim in that comes from the ocean. The Council maintain a very fine filter for this lake and it is fenced from the ocean. There are heaps of play...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Maureen K
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Leonie C
21 September 2016|
Response from LudmillaDragonLady |
No - it is a Reserve, no dogs at all allowed. Wallaby population dwindled due to dogs, can usually spot quite a few wallabies now around East Point area depending on time of day.