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Address: Jervois Road | Darwin Waterfront Precinct, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8981 0700
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6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Description: The Deckchair Cinema is THE outdoor cinema on Darwin's Waterfront. We are...
The Deckchair Cinema is THE outdoor cinema on Darwin's Waterfront. We are a fully indepedent movie theatre operated by the Darwin Film Society, established in 1954, to give Darwin audiences unseen movies on the big screen. The Deckchair Cinema is located on Darwin's Waterfront (Jervois Road), and is open 7 nights a week from mid April to mid November. Gates open nightly at 6.30pm so you can enjoy a tropical sunset over Darwin Harbour before the 7.30pm screening. Our program is a diverse range of Australian, popular, family, foreign and classic films. Come down early, enjoy a refreshing beverage from our fully licensed kiosk or feast your taste buds on a hot meal from one of our food vendors. No BYO alcohol. We are easily accessible via a well-lit picturesque walkway from the City Esplanade and there is plenty of parking and bike racks available on site.
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We were lucky with timing. In Darwin & saw the premiere of "Last cab to Darwin" - complete with a Q&A with cast & crew after the movie (Michael Caton there before movie but not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were lucky with timing. In Darwin & saw the premiere of "Last cab to Darwin" - complete with a Q&A with cast & crew after the movie (Michael Caton there before movie but not after - it was his Birthday!). That was a bonus. We'd booked tickets online a month before arriving. Balmy July Darwin night, open air cinema... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

What a sensational way to spend a beautiful evening in Darwin. The whole atmosphere, location and setting is fantastic for a lazy night out. Food from dee bees was awesome. Well worth the visit.

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Sydney, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Friendly staff at the kiosk, great selection of snacks (the frozen mango was great on a 30 degree day!) and beer (my partner and I both enjoyed a Lord Nelson Three Sheets Pale Ale), all enjoyed under warm star lit sky. I especially liked the pre-movie notices about how to treat the possums and other wildlife that wander in during... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

As they say just be careful with the possums or they will eat your food... Darwin's balmy nights are ideal for this kind of venture, the movies they were showing were also of great quality, ampleselection of food and beverages

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

What a great night out! Arrived to the smell of great curries, which we couldn't pass up. A cheap (& delicious) dinner, in addition to great entertainment. Wouldn't hesitate to go at next opportunity to visit Darwin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I love the Darwin lifestyle vibe and ambience to this place! We pre-purchased our tickets online and brought our own pillows & snacks. However there was a BBQ, sweets and a bar available! We forgot to bring mosquito repellent and I was surprised that they provided it for free use at the bar! I also loved that they also hold... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We took a picnic dinner & arrived an hour before the movie started. It was busy and it's a good idea to pre purchased tickets online. The movie we went to see was a fund raiser movie, however we will go again. Sitting under the stars watching a movie on the big screen was a really nice experience and take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This was my second visit. I completely love everything about it - ambience, films, sound, screen, bar selection and the food. Different caters come in each night and serve very good food at reasonable prices. Perfect for families, friends and couples. Make sure you book online cause you may miss out at the door.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

What a lovely way to spend an evening. We arrived at 6.45 but unfortunately all the cushions were taken (like the website suggests - take one if you can!!!). We choose our "deckchair" and settled in with drinks from the kiosk...really cool! It was a lovely experience and would certainly recommend it to anyone visiting Darwin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The weather is perfect in Darwin for sitting outside in the evening and watching a movie on a deck chair. The Deck Chair Cinema provides one pillow per customer which gives extra comfort. There is food available for purchase - we had a tasty curry. I recommend this experience for anyone travelling through Darwin!

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Address: Jervois Road | Darwin Waterfront Precinct, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8981 0700
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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