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Palmerston Water Park

Park features

Entrance is free. The park has the following features:

  • 14m high, 100m long, six-lane racer water slide
  • wet play area for families and toddlers
  • sprays
  • water curtains
  • shallow wading pool
  • wet play area for teens with water cannons and bucket
  • barbecues
  • shaded picnic areas
  • skate park.

You can't reserve barbecues, shaded areas and tables. These are available on a first in first served basis.

Items you will need

You should bring the following to keep safe in the sun:

  • sun cream
  • a hat
  • clothing to prevent sunburn
  • drinking water.

Palmerston Water Park facilities are open during the following times:

Grassed area and barbecues

  • Monday and Tuesday - closed for maintenance during school term
  • Wednesday to Sunday - 9am to 6pm

Lake and wet play area

  • Monday and Tuesday - closed for maintenance during school term
  • Wednesday to Sunday - 10am to 6pm

Water slides

  • Monday and Tuesday - closed for maintenance during school term
  • Wednesday to Friday - 2pm to 6pm
  • Saturday to Sunday - 11am to 6pm

Public holidays

The park is closed on the following public holidays:

  • Good Friday
  • Anzac Day - open after 1pm
  • Christmas Day.

Roystonea Avenue
NT 0830

You must follow these rules:

  • pets, smoking and alcohol are not allowed in the park
  • children under 10 years must be supervised by a person 16 years or older
  • parents and guardians must supervise their children at all times and be dressed ready to enter a pool
  • a parent or guardian must be within arms' reach of children aged five years and under and weak swimmers or non-swimmers when they are in the water
  • children aged six to 10 years need to be constantly supervised
  • children aged 11 to 14 years should be regularly checked on by parents going to where they are in or around the water
  • your child must be at least 110cm tall to ride on the giant slide
  • pregnant women should not ride the giant slide

If you are having an event with more than 20 people, you should complete a group booking form. Contact to request a copy of the form.

Active supervision

Ensure that you actively supervise children and take full responsibility for their safety in the water.

Active supervision consists of four key elements:

  • be prepared - ensure you have everything you need before getting into the water, such as towels and dry clothes
  • be close - always be within arms' reach of your child
  • all of your attention - focus all of your attention on your child by getting into the pool and talking and playing with them
  • all of the time - you should never leave your child alone in the water or in the care of an older child, or assume that your responsibility diminishes due to the presence of lifeguards.

Event booking enquiries:
Phone: 08 8985 6588

Maintenance or trade enquiries: 
Phone: 0429 445 052

Other enquiries:

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Last updated: 23 March 2021

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