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“Fantastic to cool off” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lake Alexander

Lake Alexander
Ranked #40 of 119 things to do in Darwin
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London, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
“Fantastic to cool off”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

Great place to take a dip and cool off, one pointer though, if you go in the middle of the day in the wet season the water can be uncomfortably hot, if so, try the city beach at the waterfront, has 2 lines of stinger nets so very safe.

Visited November 2012
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Melbourne
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125 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Close to darwin”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

Safe crocodile free spot for swimming. The water was a little green, but there is a wetlands walk to explore.

Visited September 2012
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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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360 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Lovely location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2012

A few minutes drive from Darwin CBD. Attractive parkland. Great for picnics, BBQ's etc. the lake is salt water pumped from the bay. No crocs to worry about so swimming, boating etc is safe.

Visited September 2012
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Australia
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41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Big park with Lake”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2012

Lots of BBQ areas free gas,nice sized lake that you can canoe or swim in,saltwater.childrens play areas with plenty to climb on,lots of safe grassy areas right next to the beach which is just across the lake road,clean public toilets,fresh tap /drinking fountains water available.,Model airplane field close by good to go see.Follow the road up to East point WW11 gun tarrents,war museum.Lots of wild wallabe's around the whole area on dusk.The beach is very shallow a long way out,Nice sandy beach.No dogs.Great veiws across this part of the harbor.

Visited July 2012
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UK
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344 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
“There are more exciting places to go to outside of Darwin”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2012

Artificial lake, lots of campervans, too crowded...move on and explore

Visited May 2012
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