We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Leanyer Recreation Park

215 Vanderlin Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
+61 8 8927 4199
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Unbelievable & it's FREE

What an awesome water park for all the family & its FREE.... I wish we had similar in Queensland... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
Debbie R
,
Bli Bli, Australia
Great place for kids

Been there with my kids and they really enjoy it. The slide are fun and we continuously using it... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
ZEA777
,
Brisbane, Australia
Read all 271 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Overview
  • Reviews
  • Location
  • Q&A
Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“water slides” (69 reviews)
“free fun” (18 reviews)
LOCATION
215 Vanderlin Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
CONTACT
Website
+61 8 8927 4199
Write a Review
Reviews (271)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 271 reviews

Reviewed 31 January 2017

What an awesome water park for all the family & its FREE.... I wish we had similar in Queensland for Free. Northern Territory has outdone itself with all the free water parks, Leanyer is definately my favourite, I was able to enjoy the slides with...More

1  Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Been there with my kids and they really enjoy it. The slide are fun and we continuously using it for 2 hours. There is also water playground and shallow pools for everyone to enjoy Great for a warm day.

Thank ZEA777
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Such a great place, so much to do and no cost involved. 3 big water slides, a pool (plus a paddle pool for youngsters) a water playground, a normal playground, cafe, toilets, tables and bbq's. Something for everyone 😉

Thank Julia P
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Free entry Free waterslides Fantastic lagoon pool Excellent water play area for children Plenty of bbqs and areas for picnics Great spot for swimming

Thank Liz F
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Well presented and maintained park and water attraction. Good playground too. Free and plentiful parking. Free barbecues, though there is a small cafe if you want to buy food. Amazingly it's a free facility. Lovely place for families with small children to meet up.

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to kick back. Hopefully it stays free! The big pool is deep enough and big enough to have enough room around you with your family without feeling cramped. Sometimes the parking can get filled up quick. It seems people also are obsessed with...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Took family from Perth here for the day and had a great time. They can't believe it's all free. No queues Great team of lifeguards watching out for us all Thanks

Thank Martin E
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this during December with a few families and it was a fantastic visit. Whilst it is about 20 mins out of Darwin the park was totally free and had fantastic facilities for kids and adults. There was a kids play area with small water...More

Thank Cameron S
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Went with the family to Lake Leanyer. Firstly, I will say it's free and it is worth a day trip when it's hot. The place needs some more $ spent on it. The lake surface has been re-done and is great and the kids pool...More

Thank WJeremiah
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I loved this place. It's free, and caters for the whole family. Small kiddy pool, large swimming pool, big water slides and a section with water slides just for the little kids. Lots of lifeguards and it's a well thought out park. Also has a...More

Thank adambR7027KD
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Dolly O'Reilly's
54 reviews
1.64 km away
Thai Thai
55 reviews
2.89 km away
Harvest Coffee Shop
8 reviews
1.79 km away
Grill'd
20 reviews
2.96 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ethical Adventures NT
247 reviews
.34 km away
Obsession Fishing Safaris - Private Day Adventures
9 reviews
1.16 km away
KJS Entertainment
6 reviews
1.06 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Mario C
What is the cost of going to the park for the day
21 March 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from ZEA777 | Reviewed this property |
It Foc. Enjoy!
0
Votes
babmadsa
hi, just wondering where this park is situated? in the CBD?
8 February 2017|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from Chris O | Reviewed this property |
No, Leanyer which is 15 min drive from city.
0
Votes
Michelle H
Hi where do the cruises depart from - how far from Jabiru?
25 September 2015|
Answer Show all 4 answers
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
0
Votes