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Mindil Beach Markets

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Address: Maria Liveris Drive | Mindil Beach, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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+61 8 8981 3454
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USD 76.01*
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Darwin Afternoon Sightseeing Tour
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4-Day Top End Highlights Including Kakadu and Katherine

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Darwin Experience

The markets are a true Darwin dry season experience. Go down, check out the stalls, grab some food and go to watch the sunset on the beach with the hundreds of other people.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The markets are a true Darwin dry season experience. Go down, check out the stalls, grab some food and go to watch the sunset on the beach with the hundreds of other people.

Thank thorrnydevil
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

not as great as people make it out to be. lots of market items you see everywhere else. the atmosphere is great though.always have great musical acts and people get into the spirit more than down south. the sunset over beach is amazing

Thank JohnG3121
Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The Markets are pretty good. Lots to look at and choose from to eat. Markets usually have cheaper food but not here....the food is really expensive! I used to love the pork hocks here although they were $9 each but now they're around $12 each. For 1 hock! Rediculous. The Thai laksas are pretty good here tho and descently priced.... More 

Thank CandC123
Skanderborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We where at the last Mindel beach market for the season. There were many people, but an fantastic atmosphere, with lots off food stalls, live music, fireworks etc. we had some god food and enjoyed the fireworks :)

Thank Hartdk
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great location right on the beach, plenty of food stalls and knick knacks, good live music. Mindil Markets is a Darwin tourist hotspot but attracts plenty of locals as well. I preferred the smaller Malak Markets (introduced to me by my Darwin friends) in terms of overall feel and atmosphere but Mindil is definitely worth checking out. The fruit smoothies... More 

Thank WorldTravla7
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Been a few times. Id say come once to get a good feed, watch the sun go down and watch some dude throwing fire sticks around. Otherwise once is enough

Thank JFTasmania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely relaxing family evening out, main attraction is the vast array of food stalls, multi-cultural delights, so much to choose from. Browse the market stalls and take in the breathtaking setting right on the beach in beautiful tropical Darwin. Only open in the dry season, be sure to visit Mindil Beach markets when in Darwin, spectacular!!

Thank Falconess77
Berwick, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

While we were at the market a guy sang and later another guy had a performing dog, the guy did more performing than the dog but it was quite entertaining. The sunset on the beach was beautiful and the food was great. We caught the local bus in Cavanagh St at the back of Woolworths. A bus runs to Mendil... More 

1 Thank Heather M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The vibes at these markets were awesome! They had a great range of different cultural foods and a heap of different cultural things for sale. The sunsets here are also absolutely fantastic but the beach is VERY crowded around that time of day. They offer a cool circus, fire show and other super exciting shows. It's really an awesome, funky... More 

1 Thank Amberley D
United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner had a great time at the market last night. Lots of entertainment, beautiful sunset from the beach and delicious food options.

Thank lucymarietadros

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