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Address: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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Great venue for functions and family.

Had the food fortune to be invite to Indian festival of colour Holi. It's was so nice to see the kids enjoy the water and the open spaces in safety. Great venue for functions... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Eve S
Darwin, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a lovely park to explore. You can swim the lake have a picnic,place where the children can play on equipment and be safe. It's free and very well maintained,it's a credit to Darwin City Council

Thank Varnie
Darwin, Australia
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146 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Had the food fortune to be invite to Indian festival of colour Holi. It's was so nice to see the kids enjoy the water and the open spaces in safety. Great venue for functions and family picnics. Great for all members of family.

Thank Eve S
Rottnest Island, Australia
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134 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Relax by the water...dry season is the best time to rock this joint..water is refreshing..no mozzies..but watch the sandflies at sunset. Great for kids to with huge playground..loads of parking, clean toilets. Recommend for a half day out.

Thank Andygrey1
Hervey Bay, Australia
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24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

great place for a picnic and you can even sail there. plenty of parking and well maintained grounds. We saw a canoeist and they tell us it is croc free

Thank Grantwnew
Darwin, Australia
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The lake is very beautiful with a sense of tranquillity and laidback-ness. Being a lake in Darwin means the surrounding area is somehow practical for a family or friends picnic only during dry season. You can try your luck in wet season but heavy cloud of biting insects, hot and humid weather and high chance of rainfall will all slim... More 

Thank Payam G
Kiama, Australia
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168 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Humidity and heat make DARWIN the backyard-pool capital of Australia. No doubt the ocean’s CROCS and STINGERS (latter mainly wet season) contribute. They certainly contribute to the lack of big outdoor spaces for people** wishing to swim and splash around. **I get the impression Darwin residents are not too fazed by the threat of crocs on open beaches. Maybe the... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Lake Alexander is nestled behind Vesty's beach and is on the road to a few other attractions. Its a long walk from Darwin city, along the walking track, better to access by bicycle or car. Able to find some nice shady trees, there is a toilet block close by and a covered in playground area for the kids. It is... More 

Thank John N
Newcastle, Australia
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89 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Not sure about being "safe" from crocs. As it is just across the road from the sea. Crocs can walk. There were some locals there enjoying the water.

Thank Roo744
Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Provides an alternative to swimming in the sea with sandy beaches and parkland to lie around in. Fresh water showers available. Part of the East Point Reserve, with wallabys etc.

Thank alexanderm549
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180 reviews
135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

No crocs here this is man made and you can swim. A lovely place for a family picnic. Lots of wild life - wallabies and birds. Beautiful views.

Thank PerthFern

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