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Address: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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About the only "safe" spot to swim

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2016
Roo744
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Newcastle, Australia
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Darwin, Australia
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Roo744
Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Perth
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We just walked in this area for a short visit, but I wished that we had more time to swim. It is a man made lake with no crocs ! So swimming is easy. It is a pleasant spot for a picnic, and children would love it. Toilets, shade and easy parking.

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Thank fromsyd
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67 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Its a place to see very beautiful and relaxing it is the beach is near to you as well east point reserve park so if you go there you will hit so many attention

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Thank Arash K
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18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Swim in one of only two out door salt water areas with out the crocs a nice place to cool down, A bus travels past this place so its easy to get to.

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Thank Martin P
Portimao, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Just loved the place... even from darwin on foot its worth the effort... perfect to spend the afternoon or even the whole day... quiet peaceful and just mesmerizing

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We noted on passing several times ,by vehicle, that there were a lot of cars in the area.Stopping in ,we saw people stand up paddle boarding and generally paddling kayaks etc so we came to the conclusion that this waterway MAY BE be croc free. You would have to decide that fact for yourself as with any waterway in "the... More 

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NT Rural Remote, Australia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Worth a visit out to East Point and Lake Alexander. You can keep going out to the end by car, by bike or walking or stop for a swim. Lovely spot near the beach.

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