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East Point Reserve

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Alex Fong Lim Drive | East Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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All reviews lake alexander military museum fannie bay bike ride great spot pee wees point road darwin city man made lake gun emplacements lots of photo opportunities watch the sunset dry season mindil beach top end fish picnic
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Twice a week I visit this area to attend an outdoor bootcamp and exercise. Easy car parking, lots of green grass, toilets are handy along with picnic areas and playgrounds for the kids. Best of all the cool breezes from the ocean and lovely sun...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bowls114
Reviewed 1 week ago

I come out here often with visitors for photo opportunities. Best time is after viewing the CBD as you get a different aspect of CBD,. Once in the actual reserve area you can also spot wallabies hiding under the bushes. Take drinking water and hat...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 909eves
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had few lovely memorable trips to Darwin, and just when i thought we sow it all, we discovered the East Point. If you are a outdoor lover, and have seen all tourist attractions, and museums etc, and feel your day is wasted in yet...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ozy2000
Reviewed December 28, 2018

We were off of a cruise ship and on a bus tour. We stopped here long enough to see the remnants of the WWII artilary bunkers, which are very cool. While we were in the reserve, we saw a large group ow wallabies grazing in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OcalaTraveler2011
Reviewed November 17, 2018

With my wife having next to no interest in the Museum I still showed her the interesting artifacts of the war years from battery positions to ammunition storage to radar towers ! Ended up she was impressed by the whole area and agreed that it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

Great for picnicking or a bbq and superb for viewing the free fireworks display each July 1st. Always a great place to sink back with a coldie and chill.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wayne F
Reviewed November 1, 2018

We went here after a tiring morning. We had the best view of the city on the left and the serene beauty of the Reserve on the right. The beach was calming and the Aboriginals around were welcoming and harmless.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tumfave815
Reviewed October 24, 2018

awesome bike tracks for a leisurely ride amongst some of the best views realy close to the city safe enough to take the realy small kids and just a beautiful place to walk around with free public barbecues, water fountains outside gyms and kids playgrounds...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bwpritchard
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This area is easily accessible from Fannie Bay. Take a walk or a bike ride around to see the wallabies, WW2 military buildings and the military museum. The kids loved the big gun emplacement and getting a close look at all the buildings. On the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roamingfambam
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Often go to East Point for picnics or for morning tea with clients, it's great to see the wallabies and the horses, peaceful place.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Leonie B
February 23, 2018|
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Response from oldaussieiady | Reviewed this property |
The East Head reserve is free access. With lots of army buildings or relics of them. It is a long walk from anywhere. I dont know if there is a bus. We found buses a bit hit and miss and never went where we wanted. Taxis... More
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