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Leanyer Recreation Park

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Address: 215 Vanderlin Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
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+61 8 8927 4199
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On November 15th 2010, the YMCA proudly assumed management of the Leanyer...

On November 15th 2010, the YMCA proudly assumed management of the Leanyer Recreation Park. Entry is free to this fantastic venue.The Park consists of dry and wet recreational area's. There are 3 massive water slides where you can ride the water, a water park with swimming area's and a water playground, just the place to get wet and splash around in. There is also a dry play ground, a skate park, a half basketball court, BBQ's, a Cafe and lots of shaded area'sThe newly opened cafe is a great place for a coffee and a bite to eat. it also has catering available to busy mums and other organizations. menu's are available on our website.The Recreation Park is open daily from 8am to 8pm. The Water Park is open Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 7pm during school terms. During School Holidays we are open every day from 10am to 7pm. On Public Holidays we are also open from 10am - 7pm.

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FUN IN THE SUN

Free and loads of fun at this water park in Darwin, it has barbecues and a kiosk you to buy food or bring your own food and it is a great place to hold a birthday party.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 May 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Free and loads of fun at this water park in Darwin, it has barbecues and a kiosk you to buy food or bring your own food and it is a great place to hold a birthday party.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is another one of the free family activities on offer in Darwin and is a welcome relief to the tropical weather. The slides are great and there are areas for little ones as well as the bigger kids.It is currently being upgraded at the moment but should reopen soon.

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Quite an extensive water park given Darwin is quite small. We linked use of the adjacent skateboard park / bike pathways to our visit.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

The water park and lagoon was being repaired so we were only able to use the slides. However, the kids really enjoyed these and being free is amazing! Three slices in total, the park was empty so no lines at all or waiting. The upgrade looks like it will be great!

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Bunbury, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

OMG Well done Darwin!! This place is just brilliant and all for free! Lots of fun for the whole family and great way to keep cool. Great place to call in for a quick dip or spend an entire day! Lots of space for picnics, large lagoon style pool, water park play area and larger slides as well. All clean,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

A friend took us here or would not have found it. It was great for the 2yo and 13yo we had along as there were pools and a big kids water palyground which was much better to cool off under that the hot pool.

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Thank Harrisp6
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

All councils in hot areas should consider Darwin's model for investing in community! We were pleasantly surprised to find that this awesome water park is free. You could spend and afternoon or a day. Bring drinks and a picnic or buy from the café, the choice is yours. My only concern was the attendant's reaction when our 9 yr old... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We had a great day here with the kids. Free entry which is fabulous. Smaller play area for the littler kids, bigger slides for the older and a pool for everyone. Get in early to secure your picnic spot

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Semarang, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

An awesome investment in the community, this place has been free forever and I hope it stays that way. The slides are great for all ages and there are different areas when you can cool off in the water based on how much excitement you feel like having. There are usually birthday parties going on somewhere here and loads of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

When in Darwin & you want some great fun in the water go to Leanyer Recreation Park. You can swim, play in the water park, have a water slide or even play in the play ground. There is also a skate board park & BBQ's

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