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Lake Alexander

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Great spot to cool off

Lovely park lands surround this lake where you can go swimming, canoeing, paddle boards etc. BBQ... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sharon B
Shepparton, Australia
A pleasant place to have a picnic and a swim.

It's a lovely park to explore. You can swim the lake have a picnic,place where the children can... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely park lands surround this lake where you can go swimming, canoeing, paddle boards etc. BBQ facilities and great playground for the youngsters.

Thank sharon B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

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
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
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
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
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...More

Thank Payam G
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...More

2  Thank blackeldo
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...More

Thank John N
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
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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