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Mindil Beach Markets

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Address: Maria Liveris Drive | Mindil Beach, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: (08) 8981 3454
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A great mix of entertainment, food and retail stalls. As one local put it there are a lot of people that go to these markets and only about 30% of them are tourists the rest are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Not Australia's finest but if you want to lie on a nice stretch of sand then this is not bad. Thes night market is from 1600 each Thursday and Sunday evening full of nick nacks, trinkets plus food stalls galore. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

A great mix of entertainment, food and retail stalls. As one local put it there are a lot of people that go to these markets and only about 30% of them are tourists the rest are locals. Parking is a premium but once there you will find that they are by far Australia's second best markets only beaten by eumundi... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

It was alright, very crowded! Best to walk there. Most stalls are food stalls, some stalls sold knick knacks. A few great musicians. Things were quite expensive and the food wasn't all that exciting. The best thing about it was the sunset.

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Broome, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Beach markets are on Thursday and Sunday with the biggest number of stalls on Thursday. Food stalls fill the air with smells of food from all over the world, a full meal or a snack, ice cream and smoothies, sweet or savoury. The prices are reasonable and all food I tried so far is good. If you are there... More 

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Lightning Ridge, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Awesome to see, we went both Thursday and Sunday nights and were great, very targeted at the tourists. Beach Sunset was great and the food selection was amazing

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Tonight we went to the Mindil Beach Markets to have dinner and watch the sun set. There is an enormous variety of food to choose from. We went with a selection of Asian, Japanese and Turkish. The food is ok, from where I sit it is a little overpriced, that said the weather was warm and the sunset the best... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

This market was packed on a warm Thursday evening. We walked from our hotel, an easy 25 minutes. Huge number of food stalls, and the obligatory crafty stall. Good entertainment, and the sunset was spectacular. The food was good and good value, buffalo burger and a nice laksa.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Wow, what with a spectacular sunset, the beach, the surprising eclectic array of food to enjoy this is a 'must do' in Darwin.The craft shops are dear but well designed and well- displayed. The buskers are good and having a children's stage spreads its appeal.I would hate to try and escape late in the early evening!

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Merimbula, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

You would be crazy to miss this. It is truly an awesome experience. Now I am not a real lover of 'markets', but gee, this one is something special. Full of life and vitality, it just pumps in what is arguably one of the best locations in Aust. Right on Mindal beach with amazing views of the sunset across the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We visited on the long weekend so pretty busy but well worth it. Plenty of food stalls and unusual gifts to buy and the sunset rounded off a perfect day

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Address: Address: Maria Liveris Drive | Mindil Beach, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: (08) 8981 3454
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin

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