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Lake Alexander, Darwin

(4.1/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
The man-made Lake Alexander sits languorously amid trees and lush grassland, giving it a laid-back, picturesque air. Officially opened in 1991, the lake was named after Alec Fong Lim, a former Mayor of Darwin. The water is filtered, meaning that dangerous marine predators are usually not to be found in the lake. Using our online itinerary creator, Darwin attractions like Lake Alexander can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • 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....  more »
  • 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 outdoo...  more »
  • 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 fin...  more »
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  • You can swim there but i wouldnt do this. Its a hot and salty soup. Go to the Wave Lagoon at the Convention Centre Darwin. Here you have 2 pools, 1 free and 1 with a few dollars entry but with wave simulator/wave pool
  • Beautifully relaxed, great for a picnic, nice ocean breezes