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Leanyer Recreation Park

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Free family fun

Free water park about 15 min drive from Darwin city centre. There is a splash park, 3 large water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ajs2232
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adelaide
Great place for asplash!

Bring my kids here every weekend, Love the big slidesor relax in the big pool while your kids run a... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2019
ChienHa
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Free water park about 15 min drive from Darwin city centre. There is a splash park, 3 large water slides and a large pool. Lifeguards patrol the park. Take a picnic lunch as there are lots of tables and chairs, grassed areas and a playground....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ajs2232
Reviewed June 15, 2019

Bring my kids here every weekend, Love the big slidesor relax in the big pool while your kids run a muck and its all Free!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ChienHa
Reviewed June 12, 2019

Much needed watersports for Darwin, free of cost. Lot of kids activities and big slides for adults too. Swimming pool a bit shallow for adult swimming but looks nice. Good for families.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Debanjan G
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

We came here every day we were in Darwin and the kids (6&3) couldn’t get enough. Having said that I don’t think I saw a person of any age who wasn’t having a ball (except pregnant women banned from slides - no fair!!!!). Totally free,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank CatMcHard
Reviewed April 18, 2019

Good for all ages.All the slides and fun for all ages and FREE Check the slides opening times and the cafe too which isn't open all the time.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank darknell
Reviewed April 7, 2019

With Darwin's hot climate, what better way to cool off then visiting a fun water park. Leanyer Recreating Park has it all for all agers. Water slides, BBQ areas and fun for the whole family.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank F8966HGkatherinec
Reviewed February 3, 2019

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
1  Thank kellye1781
Reviewed January 23, 2019

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
Thank PORKHUNT6
Reviewed January 12, 2019

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
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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 Zaychri | Reviewed this property |
No, Leanyer which is 15 min drive from city.
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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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