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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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Interesting Range of Food and Goods

Awesome place to go for dinner! Huge range of different food and goods. Love the Viva La Body Soaps etc - really high quality. Grab some food and watch the sunset on the beach :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Zoe C
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Newcastle

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Newcastle
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome place to go for dinner! Huge range of different food and goods. Love the Viva La Body Soaps etc - really high quality. Grab some food and watch the sunset on the beach :)

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Thank Zoe C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Are you ready to merge with every nationality in one place? Do you want to see artists at work, smell the spices from far flung lands and experience something different every time you visit this place? The Mindil Markets are, and have been, an institution that Darwinites have enjoyed for many decades. I remember going as a kid when I... More 

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Thank Michael C
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prior to arrival my expectations weren't very high as I have been to many average markets. I was pleasantly surprised upon arrival at the atmosphere of the place. There were Aboriginal performances on and off throughout the night, many Indigenous paintings for sale, craft stalls, Henna stalls and most importantly - there were amazing food stalls! Just a walk through... More 

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Thank tash778
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Spent hours at the markets and lost complete track of time. Amazing pace for food! Don't eat all day so you can spoil yourself here! Bear in mind, while there are plenty of wonderful craft and food stalls, many of them occur in all the other markets in Darwin, and some of them are cheap trinket tourist stalls.

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Thank Leah K
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

This is the coolest market the sunset is spectacularly beautiful. The food is amazing. You can get whatever you want. We were only in Darwin for a week and we went there twice. Love it.

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Thank Deeni K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Markets is mainly food, with some arts and crafts/ product sales stalls also. Entertainers/musicians are there. Great place to go for dinner. Make sure you watch the sunset over Mindil Beach. Don't forget your aerogaurd or you'll be eaten alive by sand flies and mosquitos

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Thank Nicole M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Mindil Market offers great food, nic nacks, clothes, candles, massages, tarot readings, entertainment and the best sunset in Darwin. The market offers everything but produce and groceries. It's is a hive of activity, hundreds of people. We are locals and love to go on a Sunday night when it's not as busy, nan night Thursday's during dry season. We go... More 

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Lismore Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

The sunset on Mindil beach is good but the markets themselves are pretty average, it's 90% food and a few other stalls, not a bad night if you want some cheap food and sit on a rug and listen to the music but I wouldn't extend my stay just to visit the markets.

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Loxton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

An amazing variety of food and the aroma filled the air. The stalls had a lot of interesting things and the music was excellent. Someone playing multiple didgeridoos, singing, drums, uniqie instruments and more. It was the last thursday market before the wet season so there were fireworks which were awesome. Thoroughly enjoyable and reccommended.

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Thank Trudy A
Aroona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Very few stalls other than food. Stalls either at cheap end, or more expensive than you think. Toured near the end of market season, so maybe why few. Food stalls great. Local bus to the markets or short cab ride. Too far from city to walk.

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