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Parap Road | Parap Village Shopping Precinct, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
+61 438 882 373
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This market has a great variety of stalls and a great selection of food stalls. Worth an hour or two to look around

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank H7342JAkathym
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a huge market but some interesting stalls. Lots of food and a good variety with lots of Asian accents.Busy and bustling but lots of places nearby to shop and stop for a coffee too. Good to see locally produced and made products rather than...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gwen J
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the markets. Lots of food and other stalls selling local goods. A great place to find some interesting items and support the locals.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharonsT4201YE
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

When in Darwin, there is only one thing to do on a Saturday morning: take a drift around the Parap Markets. Pause for a Mango smoothie, buy some Jack fruit pieces and just soak in that slightly Asian mix of colour, people and market stalls....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

These markets are always on our list to visit when in Darwin. There is such a diverse selection from food to health and clothing options. This visit we discovered a new operator offering Kakadu blue oil. A multi use oil for antiseptic to insect repellent....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lynore S
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Loved all the stalls at Parap Markets, food stalls plenty to chose from , loved the smoothies and freshly cut mangoes in takeaway trays.its open every Saturday from 8 am til 2 pm .. I stayed at Quests over the road , nice and handy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Lots of assorted stall around the street. Food, trinkets and massages also the shops are open to browse on a Saturday morning.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We loved these markets! They were amazing for brunch. The selection of food and the smells were so good! They had laksas, satays, pad thai & everything in between. We loved the coffee van that was there also. Fresh produce was available and some stalls...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Roamingfambam
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Great markets but you will probably see most stalls at the Mindil Beach markets as well. Few different stalls as well. No parking especially for the market so you may have a short walk from parking in the nearby streets. The usual food stalls. Set...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarkE20
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

If you are not a market kind of person- THIS is the market for you! Even your ‘Non market man’ will be happy here. The food is awesome! The selection is varied and freshly prepared. This is the place to get pearls at a realistic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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March 6, 2018|
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Response from Waynedvh | Reviewed this property |
Open almost every Saturday would be a short taxi ride from your hotel, it’s well worth the visit. Regards Wayne.
Lilian J
November 5, 2016|
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Response from Martin P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Lilian for not answering your question i did not see the message until today months later.
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darwin/nt trip oct2012 (4 Replies)
Hi fellow tripadvisor followers, Me & hubby going to Darwin/Nt for 5 nghts in Oct 1st trip to this part of Australia. Shd we self drive or take a tour ?. Sort of an idea ? Arr Thu in Drw ? Mindi Market (which is the highlight 4 this trip). fri in Drw ? Explorer the surrounding sat in Drw ? Parap Market sun ? Hire a car & drive up to Katherine or Kakadu ? spend 1 night either place mon ? another night somewhere outback (This is the bit where we are stuck 4 idea? Self...More
September 30, 2012|
Response fromkandn01|
With the short amount of time you have with the first two nights in Darwin, I would hire a car and after the market on Sat morning, then drive down and do one night in Litchfield and 2 nights in Kakadu on the way back to Darwin
Is a car necessary for our plans ? (8 Replies)
We arrive on a Tuesday morning sunrise time in September. We will be staying in Parap. We have 3 functions at the sailing club on the Friday night, Saturday night and Sunday morning, then we fly home. We want to go to Mindle beach market on the Thursday night. Parap market on the Saturday morning. We want to go to the fish feeding. We will look around the city and waterfront. We would like to do a crocodile cruise. We want to do a day trip to Litchfield. So will taxis and buses do...More
June 10, 2018|
Response fromhamiriver|
Technically yes the bus will get you around, and cabs - but .. you can spend a bit of time waiting for the bus in the heat. A hire car will pay for itself as you dont need to do a tour to Litchfield or Adelaide River Queen for croc cruise. At night getting to your accom in Parap you could walk, but its uphill and whilst mostly safe, you may prefer to do a 5 min drive and you are home. If you want to drink- then that's another issue. You could get a cab for those nights. tours to...More