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Mindil Beach Markets

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
(08) 8981 3454
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Ranked #1 of 10 shopping in Darwin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Traveler Description: Mindil Beach Markets are held every Thursday and Sunday Night during the dry season. Many stalls selling food, crafts, clothes, toys, uniquely... more »
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went on a Sunday night , a very popular market that supplied a large variety of food to suit all tastes, really enjoyed the spiral potatoes on a stick and the. Prawn kebabs. There was also a large variety of merchandise, something for everyone, the only down side was it difficult to find a park so get there early.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Must visit when you are in Darwin. The market only open from 5pm to 9pm on Thurs & Sun during dry season. (April to October) It is about 3 km away from city centre, you can easily get there by bus, taxi or drive. My advice is to get there early, so you can park near the market & get... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Don't take a pusher! We went on a Thursday night and were astonished with how many people were there. Plenty of food to choose from and a couple of good shows but we found it to be to packed and doubt we would return, ticked it off the list though

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Adelaide
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

I reckon this is the best market in Australia and maybe the world. It seemed that half of Darwin was there! There is an almost overwhelming variety of stalls, entertainment and of course food. The whole market is vibrant and right next to one of the best beach sunsets you will see anywhere. We ate a fabulous wood oven Pizza... More

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Fremantle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you're visiting Darwin and you're are there on a Thursday or Sunday then you need to visit the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets. The markets are an institution in Darwin, frequented by tourists and locals alike. The markets open at 5pm with sunsets around 6pm and don't close until about 9pm. Be prepared to have to hunt for a parking... More

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Swan Hill, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 NEW

One of the larger markets I have been to. Huge array of food stalls, but don't leave it too late to eat as they start to run out of food if there is a big crowd. Live acts are entertaining.and fun to watch. Lots of stalls to wander around. Great family atmosphere. Great place to be on a warm night.... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Met friends who had chairs and table. Got food from numerous stalls, food was good. Enjoyed being on beach for the sunset, and then sitting back on grassed areas. Relaxing way to spend an evening on a warm night. Recommend for visitors to Darwin.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Got there around 6pm and just on time for the sunset. Sunset was beautiful and I finally knew why everyone recommended us to visit the Mindil Market while we're at Darwin. I'd recommend getting a beer and sit by the beach while watching the sun set. It's extremely relaxing and calming after a long day. The market caters all sort... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Had the most amazing night. We arrived a bit later at night, but was still able to find a spot. Arrive early so you don't have to park a mile away. But the atmosphere was incredible. Nice people everywhere. Its a smoke free zone, but there are places where you can smoke. So many stalls selling really cheap and pretty... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a must . The food is unbelievable so much variety. And sitting on the beach to watch the sunset while eating is gorgeous. There are also lots of stalls selling crafts,clothes and much more. They are on from the last Thursday in April until late October. Every Thursday 5pm to 10 pm and Sundays 4pm to 9pm. Just... More

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