East Point Reserve, Darwin

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#8 of 17 in Parks in Darwin
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. Using our world travel planner, Darwin attractions like East Point Reserve can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Good fishing spot, from L.W fish an incoming tide. Nice spot to relax, local history also in close proximity.  more »
  • The drive to the East Point Reserve is very nice, hugging the coast on one side and some fields on the other. There were a number of wallabies grazing and hopping around when we were there. There are ...  more »
  • Take a picnic and allow plenty of time, there are a number of walks all worthwhile, and lots of photo opportunities, reptile, bird, animal and marine, a huge asset to Darwin  more »

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