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Maria Liveris Drive | Mindil Beach, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed walking through the stalls. We got there before the market officially opened so we got to preview everything before the crowds arrived. We left to go visit Aquascene and came back after the stalls officially opened. It was our last night in...More

Thank OwlTrippin
Reviewed 5 days ago

We are not ‘market people”, I never look at the tatty stalls with goods I never need or want, but Mindil Beach Market attracted us because of the food stalls which offer many types of cuisine. Luckily we took a backpack with wine, beer and...More

Thank MadamJosephine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The market was lovely and watching the sun go down on the beach was a great experience, lovely food stalls and entertainment stalls but the bus service stopped after 9 so we had to either walk back to the CBD or get a $15.00 taxi...More

Thank alexandriaw88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking is limited. The stalls are what you would expect, a mixture of food, trinkets, junk and tarot. Music is good. Access to the beach is easy. Can get very crowded and not really worth standing in a slow moving herd.

Thank OzCynic L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply another "must do at least once" when in Darwin. Its open on Thursday nights between May and October (dry season). I visited twice when in Darwin back in June as i wanted to see these markets and of course see the darwin sunset. Yes,...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The obvious attraction is the amazing sunset. However there are lots of other things to see - the Raw Didge busking performance displays a very talented drummer and didgeridoo player with a modern twist; other musical performances; many food stalls; local indigenous Artwork and other...More

Thank DanaHookins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crowded, average quality overpriced food and difficult to find parking unless you are very early. Salvaging factor was the mandatory good Darwin sunset.

Thank Barossa-Epicure
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Locals love Mindil Beach Markets and so will you! It’s a true taste of the top end with multiculture events, food and stalls of all kinds. Great for kids and families, friends. Everyone! Get down before the famous Darwin sunset. You won’t be dissaapointed here.....More

Thank Ella J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited the markets and were disappointed. It’s smaller than I thought it would be and consists of 80% food stalls. The food is average too, the souvlaki stall didn’t have any sauces (they forgot to bring them) the paellla was dry...More

Thank MC8DC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stevo our guide on the Wayoutback Day Tour to Litchfield asked if anyone would prefer to be dropped off at Mindil Night Markets instead of their hotel. Why not have a look at these iconic market. The sun still had an hour in the sky...More

Thank RobGymeaBay
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robos26
18 December 2017|
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Response from Antonius I | Reviewed this property |
It will open on Thursday and sunday only.!
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Wendy K
8 April 2017|
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Response from thorrnydevil | Reviewed this property |
Hi Wendy, They open on 27 April. Cheers, Scott
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Grampam2013
5 September 2016|
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Response from Rio-RJ | Reviewed this property |
Mindil Markets will be closed but there are some other (smaller) markets on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Have a look for Parap Markets or Nightcliff Markets.
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