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East Point Reserve

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Address: Alex Fong Lim Drive | East Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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East Point reserve was a lovely suprise we had no intentions on visiting this place. We had a hire car and drove by it by chance, East Point also had a bike trek which would of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

East Point reserve was a lovely suprise we had no intentions on visiting this place. We had a hire car and drove by it by chance, East Point also had a bike trek which would of been awsome to do. We visited East Point twice because we adored it so much. The first visit was when it was a low... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a relatively large park next to the ocean. Plenty of shade and manicured gardens, a good place to walk or jog and good place to see and hear birds. The mangrove walk is excellent. This walk ends in a shady area where you are surrounded by tall mangrove trees. At low tide you have good views of the... More 

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Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good roads and walking tracks throughout.Lots of wartime bits and pieces,buildings and gun turrets and so on.A museum on site but we didn't enter.Lots of photo opportunities,ocean and parkland.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Forget sunsets everywhere else in Darwin. You'll see the BEST ever sunset here. Great place to sit and have a picnic dinner and a few beers.

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Lennox Head, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Lots to do in this beautiful place - walking, cycling, swimming in crocodile free man-made lake, birdwatching (rainbow pita is here), military museum, WW2 bunkers, sculpture, and sunset watching. Delightful to hang out here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Suitable for kids good sunset views ww2 history both in mesuem and just past it. Lake alexander safe to swim in and pleanty of walks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My walk started on the beach side and followed the track round finishing at the lake. The track is well laid out and the views are tops. Where coastal and bushland meet. You can also swim in the lake and plenty play area for young kids.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We spent about half an hour here enjoying the view - it was completely empty until we left when a van of history buffs rocked up. Would be good for a picnic on a cooler day

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

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 shady place near Fannie Bay Beach to have a picnic - lovely cool place to relax. Would have liked to do the mangrove... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

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 bodies were covered in bites, high tempatures & the bucket were there companion for the next 24hrs. And having a Gran... More 

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