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The Darwin Ski Club is the home of the Northern Territory Water Ski Association and is a well-known Darwin icon and has been located at one of the most beautiful positions on Darwin Harbour for 50 years.
USD 13 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, Australian
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very casual atmosphere where you can bring your dogs as people in our group did, good place for kids too. The kitchen was left short handed when a staff member went home so the meals took sometime to come out. Did not bother us we...were there to enjoy the sunset and warm evening. The food was lovely I had the Mrs. Nice and my husband had the goatly cheese salad, we were offered ice-creams later on as a thank you for being patient. Great location this was my first visit and I will be back.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 3 March 2021

The Ski Club is across the park from the Darwin Art Museum and we're so glad we headed over for lunch after visiting the museum. The staff were friendly, the burger was fabulous (really, fabulous!) and the view phenomenal. Will definitely try to visit again...before leaving Darwin.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 20 February 2021 via mobile

On the night we were at the Ski Club we were treated to a spectacular lit-up sky at sunset. So there’s no doubt it is a great spot to sit and watch. That’s about where it ended. The wine list is full of sub standard...options, served without a smile. The menu isn’t just ‘relaxed’ but no more enticing than just going out for McDonalds really (and the food looked thrown onto the plate). The grounds are poorly maintained. I felt like I was sitting in someone’s untidy backyard. The plastic chairs look like they have been there since 1970. Definitely not the level of Darwin’s other waterside clubs.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 26 October 2020 via mobile

gem of a place to watch the sunset. very unassuming but great atmosphere. Food was good and staff friendly. Couldn’t ask for else.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 6 September 2020 via mobile

Another good place to watch sunset in Darwin. Really nice set up, can have a few drinks and get a table right on the edge of the beach. Nice spot to spend an evening.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 29 August 2020 via mobile

Got the fresh prawn bucket and the cooked seafood bucket. Fresh prawns were good but the cooked seafood seemed like frozen crumbed seafood from the box, the fish smelly, soft and inedible so made for an expensive mistake. Nice casual spot but food very overpriced...and not value for money. Won’t be back.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 29 July 2020

Went to spend a few hours there for a meal with friends and kids. Didn't stay as there was hardly any shaded areas to sit and the staff were not very helpful.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 20 October 2019 via mobile

On my walk home from the museum in the hot sun I thought I would stop and enjoy a beer and the view. During the afternoon on a Tuesday it was a perfect spot to relax. Treated myself to a bowl of chips, the chef...kindly gave me some homemade aioli which was very nice. Other meals coming out looked good. I recommend giving it a try if you're in the area.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 8 October 2019

If you want to watch the magnificent Darwin sunset this is the place to be.A great Club situated right on the bay,we found the staff very friendly. And the food was excellent,we ,we had the fish and chips and could highly recommend.A great place to...see the spectacular sunset,which at this time of the year was magnificent,all in all very pleasant experience.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 26 September 2019

Have heard about this place for a while and finally had a chance to visit with them. Lovely part of the beach and very relaxed setting. Food offerings are good and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: September 2019
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