East Point Reserve, Darwin

#7 of 19 in Parks in Darwin
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • The water is aqua marine and so inviting. I used to fish from the rocks every morning when I lived here in 1987. Great to come back and see how well the shore and surrounds have been developed to...  more »
  • Lovely spot to sit and enjoy the view over the harbour, even if the weather was not perfect. Lots of seating and good place to take the children to throw around a ball or play games.  more »
  • Absolutely beautiful. Great for a stroll along the beach. Lot if little critters to find amongst the rocks. Parks are near by for the little ones.
  • Great spot for the family. Picnic areas, tables, bbq, toilets and kids playground. Some good fishing to be had as well off the Rocks in the dry season.

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