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Leanyer Recreation Park

215 Vanderlin Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
+61 8 8927 4199
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No lockers available

Visiting from Melbourne with two small children we were very excited about this Water Park... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Clare C
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sandringham
Free and great for families

Leanyer rec park is fabulous! Free! Heaps of fun for all ages. Water slides that anywhere else you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
72ross
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Cairns, Australia
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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215 Vanderlin Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
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+61 8 8927 4199
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visiting from Melbourne with two small children we were very excited about this Water Park. Unfortunately we couldn't use as my children are too young to be alone in water (solo adult) and there are no lockers available for me to put my belongings. Have...More

Thank Clare C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Leanyer rec park is fabulous! Free! Heaps of fun for all ages. Water slides that anywhere else you would be charged an entrance fee. Swimming area, water play park for the younger children, BBQ's, shade and playground. A place you could stay for hours. Take...More

Thank 72ross
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's not often you find a great place to have some free fun these days but Darwin does it so well. We stopped off to check out Leanyer Park and so glad we did as we had a few hours of fun. The park would...More

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Great fun for kids and a relaxing time for parents here. The free entry is a welcome relief after the other expenses of touristing in Darwin. Pack a picnic if you have the ability as there's loads to do here so kids will be amused...More

Thank Jacielee
Reviewed 16 April 2017

During school terms, the pool and water park is not open to the public on Mondays, which we only found out about once we arrived. (perhaps a sign on the fence might be an idea?) The grounds are available so if you want to have...More

Thank Vasi D
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

You need a car but this free water park is 15mins from downtown Darwin. Couple of biggish water slides, kids water play area and a massive pool. Very clean and well supervised. How can you go past something thats free??

Thank matyd
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Such a great park for free! Kids well entertained for ages. Great for budget conscious travellers ! BBQs and lots of Shade provided. Good for little and big kids.

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Excellent, free water park and recreation area for young kids. The pool has an enormous shallow area, making looking after the kids in the pool a lot easier. We were disappointed that the big slides were closed for maintenance though.

Thank Suzi C
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This facility is fabulous and free of charge. My 7 year old could go on all slides and was happy in the water play big bucket area. Very well supervised by friendly people, lovely clean gardens with shades tables and not too crowded. no waiting....More

Thank Rachel-Peter
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We've been there with smaller children who have a ball on the small slides and water play areas and in the shallow lagoon. There are 3 larger water slides for the bigger kids. There's also a large and shaded playground and a big grassy area...More

Thank StHugh
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Mario C
What is the cost of going to the park for the day
21 March 2017|
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Response from lucys1only | Reviewed this property |
It is free.
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babmadsa
hi, just wondering where this park is situated? in the CBD?
8 February 2017|
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Response from Chris O | Reviewed this property |
No, Leanyer which is 15 min drive from city.
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Michelle H
Hi where do the cruises depart from - how far from Jabiru?
25 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
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