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Leanyer Recreation Park

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Lovely Spot for a Family outing

One of the great things about Darwin, is the Free water park activities, Leanyer has good shade... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darwin, Australia
Free? Yes free!!!

Firstly, wow I could not believe this place is free. I would have paid good money to come here. It... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Montreal, Canada
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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
215 Vanderlin Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
+61 8 8927 4199
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All reviews water slides free fun all ages large pool big kids on duty free bbqs bbq facilities life guards great family day cool off bbq area shaded areas awesome fun free entertainment whole family free entry
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the great things about Darwin, is the Free water park activities, Leanyer has good shade, BBQ, a play ground and lovely grassed areas. Great pool activities for the kids !

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kellye1781
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blood great spot and bbq area free free kids loved it ,and being white they where easyer to spot with all the indigioness

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Firstly, wow I could not believe this place is free. I would have paid good money to come here. It is well maintained and staff are nice. What a fabulous resource for the local residents.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jessypollard
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Leanyer Recreation park is larger the Palmerston. Play area for the Kids, water park plus a large pool. Great place to let the kids use up that excess energy and cool down. Kiosk and picnic area available and did I mention it’s Free.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank johnaallen
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

A free swim with water slides for big kids and a play area for the littler kids. There is a life savers shop for cold drinks and food, will keep most families entertained for a while

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mgrocks
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Great water park and even better free entry! Large pool to swim around in but they could use abit more shading for that pool. Doesn't get very deep just the right depth to lay in and cool off since you can't go swim at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brittany-adventure
Reviewed October 5, 2018

The best thing about the park, pool facilities is that it is totally free. Bring picnic, BBQ, whatever and stay cool off in the pool, slides, kiddo pool and then have your picnic. First aid facilities, Lifeguards, cafe. Negatives are the pool is 1.2 meters...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MikeL37
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Whilst in Darwin, I took my Grandson to the Leanyer Rec park. we spent the whole day there, mind you I didn't go for a swim, but I did observe everyone thoroughly enjoying themselves, adults included. The slides are fantastic, from what I saw, the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Donald H
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Love the slides. Great exercise for everyone and free entry. Havent even swum in the pool yet as too busy on the slides.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sam L
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We popped into the water park not expecting much considering it is free, but we had a fantastic time. There are water slides, a splash park and a large shallow pool perfect for little ones. The kids loved the splash park with the tipping bucket...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roamingfambam
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Mario C
March 20, 2017|
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Response from Craig W | Reviewed this property |
free entry
February 7, 2017|
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Response from chrisoE5145YN | Reviewed this property |
No, Leanyer which is 15 min drive from city.
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