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Mindil Beach

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ranked #10 of 42 Attractions in Darwin
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Type: Beaches
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
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Perth, Australia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Mindil Markets are unique, but there are also quite brilliant. Part craft market, but also home to lots of food vans, there are some really interesting stalls here, as well as good food. However, it is best to be there at sunset so that you can wander onto the beach, along with hundreds of others, and enjoy the spectacle of... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Worth a look but get there early as the beach is really crowded at sunset, especially on Sunday/Thursday market days. If you want to eat at one of the many market food stalls, don't wait til the sun sets as everyone leaves the beach and the markets are overcrowded.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Loved the market on Mindil Beach, great to browse through whilst waiting for the magnificent sunset where people flock to view.

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Miraflores - SPAIN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Due to Trip advisors 3 month rule this review is 3 months late, I was lucky to see and experience the Mindil beach sunset in all it's glory on the 25th June this year . The last time I was in Darwin was in April , I visited Mindil beach but only in the afternoon , I vowed that next... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Good variety of stalls, without the usual "souvenier" stands. Wide variety of food offerings, and some good (and not-so-good) entertainment.

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Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We went to the markets on a lovely Sunday evening and had a great time. Sat on the beach to watch a beautiful sunset then had a really delicious Asian meal from the food stalls before wandering through the rest of the market. A wide variety of food and drink was on offer at reasonable prices. The quality was good... More

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Northfleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

despite the large number of people; the Thursday night market with its street food stalls, sales stalls and free entertainment was a great way and well recommended for anyone looking for good value food and entertainment. We got our food and found a space on the beach to enjoy the sunset, followed by some street entertainers. Will definitely go again

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Sydney Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Got to Mindil Beach early to enjoy not just the beach but also the markets. Spent more time on the beach & wasn't sorry. The surf club volunteers were still on duty and as always doing a sterling job. There was only a few braving the water & I noticed not going in too deep ? Didn't have my togs... More

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We're now lucky enough to live close to Mindil Beach so we regularly enjoy the superb sunsets and beach walks. From the city centre it's a short walk (around 20 minutes) towards Cullen Bay. You can sample the wide range of restaurants and cafes in Cullen Bay, or turn instead, into Myilly Terrace from where you can access the shady... More

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Brisbane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Mindil Beach is an iconic tourist spot when visiting Darwin. Without doubt the sunsets are stunning but the beach is crowded with people doing the same thing and the food at the markets, average. If you want to see sunsets, there are plenty of other options available around Darwin. Worth a visit to Mindil, just so you can say you... More

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