East Point Reserve, Darwin

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4.6/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web
Just north of the city, East Point Reserve is noted for its many walking trails, cycling paths, and lush surroundings teeming with native wildlife. This area is also home to the city’s East Point Military Museum, introducing tourists to the region’s rich military history. The reserve is particularly attractive at dusk, when you can watch a large mob of wallabies emerge to feed as the sun sets over the bay. A small saltwater lake is also located inside the reserve, created specifically to allow visitors year-round swimming and fishing opportunities in safe waters. You can also explore the offshore coral reef, a rich underwater world of protected marine wildlife. A large children's playground and barbecue facilities are provided for visitors planning family picnics in this spot. Plan to visit East Point Reserve during your Darwin vacation using our convenient Darwin tourist route planner.
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  • We spent a couple of hours at East Point Reserve. First we drove around the whole reserve & checked out Lake Alexander (safe swimming), but it wasn't hot enough for a swim, then we picked a quiet shad...  read more »
  • It is a great place for family vacation, romantic walks. But also leads this way the path on foot bicycle all the time over the ocean, Great drive, I recommend. You just need to keep in mind about drinking water, because in the Australian Sun, you can get a stroke. I usually I walked with the camera, and the effects can be seen below.
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  • Make sure you put on insect repellant. A nice beach, only 5 people are on it, signs up not to swim as there are jelly fish, mangroves with midges. My room mates are German & woke me crying. There bodi...  read more »
  • A lovely place near Darwin city yet far enough that it won't get overcrowded. About 20 minutes from the closest bus stop but well worth the visit.
  • Have a swim in the lake. Have a picnic. It's a great place to be.
  • Mangrove boardwalk, rainforest track, coastal walking / cycling path. Marine reserve. World war 2 military history.
  • Nice place
  • Simply a nice area.
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