BBQ Areas

Picnic and BBQ areas around Darwin


The temperate climate of Darwin NT allows for a lot of outdoor activities, so we have an abundance of Parks and picnic areas around Darwin with BBQ and all the necessary facilities. The following picnic and barbeque areas around Darwin will guide you to some of our special parks in and around Darwin City also some in the outer Darwin area.

Casuarina Coastal Reserve picnic and barbeque area

Places for Bbq's and picnics around Darwin CASUARINA COASTAL RESERVE

This Reserve protects a large coastal area between the mouth of Rapid Creek and Lee Point. There are long white sandy beaches fringed by Casuarina trees and beautiful sandstone cliffs. Behind the beaches and dunes are mangroves, monsoon vine thickets and paperbark forests. Plenty of bird and tropical marine life to be seen. Picnic areas · Cycling paths · Carpark · BBQs · Picnic tables · Wood provided. LOCATION Located in Darwin’s northern suburbs at the end of Lee Point Road.

The Esplanade - Parks for picnics

Picnic and BBQ areas around Darwin THE ESPLANADE

A beautiful area with plenty of shade and area for the kids to run around, there are no BBQ Facilities but is still a picturesque place for a picnic with lovely sea breezes. There is also a walk and bike path with interesting displays of Darwin history splashed along the path. The area also has a war memorial. LOCATION In the city of Darwin itself, head south-east from the city center. It strethches along the harbour.

Berry Springs Nature Reserve - Barbeque and Picnics
Where to have a picnic or a barbeque in the outer Darwin areas BERRY SPRINGS NATURE PARK  

Berry Creek starts from a number of springs, forms a small creek then reaches Darwin Harbour through a mangrove lined estuary. The Park provides an attractive area close to Darwin. Plenty of BBQ’s and picnic tables with the monsoonal rain forests provide a good shade canopy. LOCATION 57 km south of Darwin and 1 km from the Territory Wildlife Park on Cox Peninsular Road Berry Springs NT -Open daily from 8 am to 6.30 pm. CONTACTS Phone 08 8988 6310 – Fax 08 8988 6485

Picnic at Holmes Jungle Nature Park
bbq and picnic places and areas in and around Darwin NT HOLMES JUNGLE NATURE PARK

Holmes Jungle Nature Park protects one of the few remaining area’s of monsoon forest in the Darwin area. The Park covers 250 hectares and has a creek running through the centre. Features are natural eucalypt woodland with pandanus palms, sustained by a spring, with tall Carpentaria palms, ferns and vines. View a large numbers of birds, mammals and reptiles in the monsoon forest. There is a lookout, walking and cycling path, horseriding and European history to learn about. No BBQ’s but plenty of seats for picnics. Open daily from 7 am to 7 pm. LOCATION Adjacent to Crocodylus Park, turn north off Vanderlin drive to the Shoal Bay Recycling Centre, then enter the Park through the second gate on your right, signs show the way. CONTACTS Phone 08 8947 2305 – Fax 08 8984 3118

Picnic and Barbeque facilities at Rapid Creek Water Gardens
Darwin Picnic and bbq areas RAPID CREEK WATER GARDENS

Surrounded by beautiful water gardens and fountains, this park has the most picturesque walk & cycle paths around. There is a huge shaded playground, bbq’s, shaded picnic table areas, drinking fountains & toilet facilities. Very close to the sunday Rapid Creed Markets. LOCATION Turn off Trower Rd onto freshwater Rd JINGILI.

Picnic and BBQ at Charles Darwin Park Picnic and barbeque areas in the suburbs around Darwin CHARLES DARWIN PARK  

A Park of natural and cultural significance with picturesque views overlooking Darwin City. This park is a natural wetland and a war memorial. Plenty of barbeques and picnic tables. drinking fountains and toilet facilities. LOCATION Travel east from Darwin city, along Tiger Brennan Drive. At Winnellie, opposite Bowen Rd about 5.5 km from the city, highway signs identify the park. Turn South through the gates. Park gates open between 7 am and 7 pm