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Leanyer Recreation Park

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Refreshing, fun, and free

It was a hot weekday afternoon, and we sought to beat the heat somewhere other than a shopping... read more

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Arlington, Virginia
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Free family fun

free pool, slides & suitable for all ages. Amenities and parking available plus bbq facilities and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Palmerston, 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
215 Vanderlin Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
+61 8 8927 4199
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Reviewed today via mobile

It was a hot weekday afternoon, and we sought to beat the heat somewhere other than a shopping centre, so we headed out to Leanyer Recreation Park. The park is a magnificent complex with a skateboard park, playground, bbq and picnic facilities, a water playground...More

Thank netwinkle
Reviewed 1 week ago

free pool, slides & suitable for all ages. Amenities and parking available plus bbq facilities and playground also on site.

Thank alijaneroder
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok. When you think free waterpark, you think dirty. That has never been my experience. We love this place. Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers because it has lots for little kids to do as well. There is also a large play park on the edge...More

Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free fun, water slides, water play area, play ground, BBQ areas. Just need to get in early for prime spots

Thank Jazzlyn66218
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is fantastic and not just because it’s free! It has something for everyone and we couldn’t get our toddler out after several hours. Plenty of picnic seating in the shade and in the sun depending on your needs. Canteen with hot food made...More

Thank Cassie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free water park, 3 slides, play area nice large pool with gentle fall so suited to all ages. We all had a ball. Park suited for toddlers to 80+. Lifeguards on duty. Lots of shelters and shaded areas. Only comment is its a long walk...More

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The water park is always top of our to do list when we come to Darwin. Great was to cool down for the adults and great was for the kids to splash around and have fun on the water slides. Plenty of shaded seating. Still...More

Thank Andrew_from_OZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to cool off and enjoy some fun on the water slides - especially since you can't swim at the beach in Darwin! And the best part is, it's free!!! Perfect spot to take the kids!

Thank Mewett_Family
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all enjoyed the water parks, the big kids and the little kids. Great spot to cool off, well supervised for the kids.

Thank madfish2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free for all Great water park paid for by DARWIN RATEPAYERS - Thankyou Swimming lagoon was fun as was the water kids play area & slides. BUT be aware it some times has to shut suddenly but then reopens when water clears. Great shade areas...More

Thank beescreek
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Mario C
21 March 2017|
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Response from Craig W | Reviewed this property |
free entry
8 February 2017|
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Response from Chris O | Reviewed this property |
No, Leanyer which is 15 min drive from city.
Michelle H
26 September 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