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Address: Maria Liveris Drive | Mindil Beach, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8981 3454
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Lovely relaxing family evening out, main attraction is the vast array of food stalls, multi-cultural delights, so much to choose from. Browse the market stalls and take in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely relaxing family evening out, main attraction is the vast array of food stalls, multi-cultural delights, so much to choose from. Browse the market stalls and take in the breathtaking setting right on the beach in beautiful tropical Darwin. Only open in the dry season, be sure to visit Mindil Beach markets when in Darwin, spectacular!!

Thank Falconess77
Berwick, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

While we were at the market a guy sang and later another guy had a performing dog, the guy did more performing than the dog but it was quite entertaining. The sunset on the beach was beautiful and the food was great. We caught the local bus in Cavanagh St at the back of Woolworths. A bus runs to Mendil... More 

Thank Heather M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

The vibes at these markets were awesome! They had a great range of different cultural foods and a heap of different cultural things for sale. The sunsets here are also absolutely fantastic but the beach is VERY crowded around that time of day. They offer a cool circus, fire show and other super exciting shows. It's really an awesome, funky... More 

Thank Amberley D
United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner had a great time at the market last night. Lots of entertainment, beautiful sunset from the beach and delicious food options.

Thank lucymarietadros
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Heard so much about the markets and visited the same. There were live music & a man performing juggling acts with a dog. Plenty of food stalls but we did not try any. However we bought some cut KP mangoes and caramel nuts, which were good. We also bought some small gift items. Very good for a family with children.

Thank Shivaram K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Nothing better than head down to mindil during dry season. Watch the sunset on the beach and yes, you can BYO. Enjoy with a couple of friends, and you can easily get any type of food you like. My favourite by far is pork hock, the smoky flavour comes out from the hock n meat is so tender n juicy.... More 

Thank jwysl
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We were invited by some friends from out of town to go to Mind and even though we have been before and have been dissapointed we decided to go along to join them. Unfortunately our ecpected fears were realised. A squillion people crowded into a small area, at best average food the vast majority of it either fried or precooked... More 

Thank GilbertDog
Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

If you are into markets this is a large and enjoyable market. However to be honest, there is very little there that you can't find in any market in Australia.

Thank Hekyt
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

It seems that globalisation is now turning all our markets into stalls selling the same stuff. It used to be that markets gave you an opportunity to sample the local artisan. Now you can't tell if you're in Sydney, Melbourne or Darwin. Many of the products are the same. Some nice food and still a few stalls trying to keep... More 

Thank Bill W
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We walked to Mindil Beach from the CBD, which was hot but manageable. It was lovely to arrive to stall upon stall of interesting, well priced, delicious food. We had about an hour before sunset so we chose some snacks and sat and listened to some great performers play. Come time for sunset and the beach filled up for the... More 

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