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Leanyer Recreation Park

215 Vanderlin Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
+61 8 8927 4199
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Lake is good, the rest needs work!

Went with the family to Lake Leanyer. Firstly, I will say it's free and it is worth a day trip when... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
WJeremiah
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Free park!

I loved this place. It's free, and caters for the whole family. Small kiddy pool, large swimming... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
adambR7027KD
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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 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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  • Average3%
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“all ages” (41 reviews)
“big slides” (9 reviews)
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215 Vanderlin Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
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Reviewed January 1, 2017 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...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2016

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...More

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Reviewed December 9, 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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Reviewed December 9, 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.

1  Thank Ahmad A
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Reviewed December 1, 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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Reviewed November 27, 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...More

1  Thank Deb T
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Reviewed November 26, 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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Reviewed November 14, 2016

Great free entertainment to suit all ages of kids. Big disappointment was that we drove all the way out on a Monday to find out it isn't open everyday, next thing was we then went out Tuesday morning to find out they weren't opening the...More

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Reviewed November 3, 2016

Great day out for the afternoon. Pack a lunch and drinks and of course a blanket to sit on. Water slides are a great attraction as is the water spurts and pool. This is all FREE

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Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

What a place! And it's FREE!! And there are lifeguards! And free BBQ facilities. And water slides! And a wet and dry playground! And a huge pool. And a canteen. And toilets. We just can't fault it! We all loved it from our 1 year...More

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Mario C
March 20, 2017|
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Response from Craig W | Reviewed this property |
free entry
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babmadsa
February 7, 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
September 25, 2015|
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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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