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“it's a beach” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Mindil Beach

Mindil Beach
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Darwin Afternoon Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #4 of 94 things to do in Darwin
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
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Springfield, Missouri
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“it's a beach”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We hit this beach while the tide was out, so was a little disappointed in what we saw...or didn't see rather. Just your basic beach. We were there during the day around noon or so. The bathrooms weren't open, and no chairs for rent or use to lay on the beach. I had read good things about this beach, but we didn't really see any. But again it may have been the time of day we were here.

Visited June 2013
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“Disappointing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Sorry Darwin, but this market could really be improved. I struggled to find food that wasn't greasy and bad for your arteries!!
After much searching , my husband bought paella, which was expensive and ordinary. Eventually, I found a souvlaki stall which cooked the meat on a spit in front of you. Hooray, it was quite tasty and had fresh salad in the souvlaki. I also bought a cup of fruit salad from another vendor. It was warm and slushy....not fresh and was quite expensive, for mainly watermelon.
The market stalls were fairly interesting but over priced and not enough homemade goods, for my liking.
There was an Indigenous band playing at one end of the market and they sounded fantastic! Great to see people dancing and enjoying the music....especially loved the sound of the didgeridoos!

Visited June 2013
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“Mindil Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Nice to stroll around in the evening and look at the wares. Plenty of nice food stalls to choose from and random entertainment. Nice to eat on the beach and then hit the market

Visited June 2013
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“Best Outdoor Market ever!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Those travelling to Darwin this outdoor market is a must do. The number of vendors and local people that enjoy this market is remarkable. We went twice Thursday night and Sunday and Sunday was the best night to go way more vendors than the Thursday night.

Visited August 2012
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“Not as good as we expected”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Maybe our expectations for this Market were too high, but I'd heard nothing but great things about it. Personally, we found the food not that great or the offer as extensive as we were led to believe, and the items for sale weren't that out of the ordinary or cheap. Glad to have been but wouldn't go back. Sunset on the beach was nice though

Visited June 2013
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