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Mindil Beach Markets

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Address: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: (08) 8981 3454
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Food Diversity

A great and vibrant market that allows you to mingle with locals and tourists to try a diversity of flavours. Must see

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Great shopping and a vast range of food cuisines. Go early to miss the crowds and to get a good spot on the beach to see the sunset.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Lots of cool. Things to buy. I particularly loved the individual artworks available. Lots and lots of different foods from all over the world and mostly reasonably priced. This us the place to buy your croc souvenirs much cheaper than the shops. You can sit on mindil beach and watch the sunset and then go over to the markets for... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Visited the Mindil Markets as recommended by friends and it certainly lived up to its name and reputation. There is lots to see and do, plenty of tourist Knicks and knacks to buy and entertainment. Watched a local didgeridoo player perform with a major difference and he was fantastic. He is known as eMDee and I thoroughly recommend his music... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A great and vibrant market that allows you to mingle with locals and tourists to try a diversity of flavours. Must see

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We were given a tip by a local to get to the markets early - around 4:30pm - and enjoy browsing around the stalls before the crowds. It worked well for us, we were able to take our time and have a leisurely look around. Plenty of unique stalls to peruse. We then enjoyed the magnificent sunset from the beach... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I usually try to get to the markets if I'm in town on a Thursday evening. Lots of different food stalls and I've never been disappointed with the food from any of them. Buy dinner and take it down to the beach and watch the sunset. Great way to watch the sun go down.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

My family ate at on food vendor and my wife was suspicious of the heat of the food but wecontinued to eat it anyway. Come 10pm the first child started vomiting and diarrhea and it wasn't long before we all started.. not nice in a home with one toilet. If you receive food that isn't hit please get a refund... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The array of food available at the markets provided us with glorious choices from succulent pork ribs to fresh paw paw salad. Then to sit on the beach and watch the amazing sunset was surreal. Lots of local products that provided an opportunity to purchase quality local souvenirs that were not 'mass market' cheap versions of souvenirs. We visited after... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A very enjoyable evening. The car parks near the market were full to overflowing, so I parked in the High School up the hill, only a five or ten minute walk away. Fantastic assortment of food vendors, I had excellent meatballs and chickpeas from a Sri Lankan stall. All sorts of stuff for sale, from tourist tat at one end... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We were in Darwin for the first Mindil market of the year. It seemed the whole town was there. While it was fascinating watching all the people watching the sunset you could hardly move along the food 'street'. There was a large variety of foods available with generally little queuing - the queues seemed to get worse as everyone came... More 

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