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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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A market with a great vibe!

The Mindil Beach market is a great night out. So much food from so many cultures to sample. I tried a really yummy coconut smoothie, my mum loved the garlic prawns on skewers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

The Mindil Beach market is a great night out. So much food from so many cultures to sample. I tried a really yummy coconut smoothie, my mum loved the garlic prawns on skewers. Watching the incredible sunset over the beach is a must do! Not just a market but a social event. Natural skin care products, hand made jewellery, local... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Mindil Markets have been around for ages, every time I go I am always thinking of how busy and loud it is but it is worth it. The products being sold are all local. A great thing to do on a Thursday night and Sunday afternoon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

food to eat, things to drink, handicrafts from local producers and the scenery made the mindil markets an incredible option for nightlife while in Darwin. Thursday nights should at least be started down here, and maybe stay all night. we had nights were we stayed put and had bonfires and watched shooting stars over head while music and smells of... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Make this a must do for your trip to Darwin. Take your camera because you'll get awesome pics of the sun going down. Fire breather, live entertainment, food shops with various asian cuisines as well as some local specialties including barramundi and crocodile. Some aboriginal art is also available as well as various souvenirs. Parking available for all the grey... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Mindil beach Markets is a very busy place on a Thursday where you have a variety of different foods! I love Market foods and go as often as I can just to get a taste! I love getting a smoothie and walking around looking at all the different stalls. Arts, clothing, massage, toys and much more. If you are not... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Go down on a Thursday night to see the fantastic sunset of the Top End. Would recommend going a bit earlier so you beat the crowds as it can get quite busy! Food is relatively cheap but definitely have a look around and compare prices. A lot of the merchandise they sell there is from Thailand so watch out for... More 

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Miami, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

always plan your trip to darwin to include the thursday mindii beach market where you get the best sunset enjoying a glass of byo wine, tasty food cooked by families who came from overseas countries and use fresh local produce. listen to the music while eating the cooked food, diced fruit or ice cream then wander among the stalls of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We were staying next door at the SkyCity and ventured across to the bustling pop up market. 3 different live acts were playing to entertain the crowd, and the food selection was fantastic. BYO alcohol.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A stay in Darwin is not complete without visiting the Mindil Markets for some lovingly cooked food from the carts. You're best to get in early or find a lift with friends to avoid the stampede of locals and tourists alike who frequent this marketplace on Sunday and Thursday nights. Get in for sunset to make the most of the... More 

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Tom Price, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

if you love markets, these are a must..night time just near the beach. Go early and watch the stunning sunset, then cruise into the market for fabulous food, buskers, stalls. Very talented people selling gorgeous wares. See a picture painted in front of you.

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