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Maria Liveris Drive | Mindil Beach, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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All reviews food stalls watch the sunset mindil beach whip cracking arts and crafts craft stalls paella thursday night dry season amazing sunset laksa for sale great food no alcohol crepes stall holders great market
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

The emphasis has shifted with the Mindil Markets - about 15 years ago when we last visited it was a good mix of crafts and food, now it is mostly food (around 75%). The non-food stalls are mostly commodity tourist goods but there were a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ActRegular_traveller
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A must do when in Darwin and a great way to try a variety of food. Be warned that while a lot of the stalls have slightly inflated prices, the majority are well worth it! After dessert head down to the beach to enjoy the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank christopherhQ5884JE
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Not sure how this isnt the #1 thing to do in Darwin. Always lots of people but its so worth it. Amazing sunset, amazing selection of foods and a very Darwin take on market stalls - Hats made from recycled truck canvas & products made...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrew_from_OZ
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We caught the number 4 bus (6 also an option) in the early afternoon and enjoyed the botanical gardens first then walked back across the road to meander through the markets. So much food options on offer, entertainment and quality crafts, as well as bird...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jessica_nz2
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

What's not to like about these beachside markets? A big tick all round: a great vibe, interesting stalls (not your average market trinkets), along with great food and crowd-pleasing entertainment. After exploring the stalls, we took our chicken satays and freshly-squeezed juices to the beach...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bronte_129
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Busy market place with more food that you could ever need. Seriously so so so much food that you need to flip a coin to be able to decide... Theres also all the usual beautiful market fayre, clothing, mystics, leathers and a fella teaching whip...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cluurj66
Reviewed 25 July 2018

A trip to Darwin isn't complete without at least one visit to the Mindil Beach market. There's a variety of "craft-y" items and clothes stalls which vary in price and quality, but the main attraction is the food stall with almost every type of cuisine...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mardimarvel
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

My friends and I went to Mindil beach markets for sunset and it was wonderful. Really fun atmosphere, super chilled vibe, so many options for food. It was fun to share lots of different food and wonder around the market stalls. Great Darwin experience- make...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maddie B
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Just love the Mindil Beach Markets. So much to offer great food, great shopping - 'different & not tacky' products for sale, & wow what on night to celebrate Territory Day.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kirsten B
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The market are fab. Great location to watch the sunset over the sea. I usually just look at the shopping but I found items I actually wanted and likes. We had paella that was so delicious

Date of experience: July 2018
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Kim E
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Response from Eleanor_Matt | Reviewed this property |
The markets run every Thursday and Sunday 4pm - 9pm but only in the dry season between 25th April and 31st October.
11 December 2018|
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Response from RobGymeaBay | Reviewed this property |
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23 July 2018|
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Response from Waynedvh | Reviewed this property |
Open during this period over the dry season Thursday & Sunday nights 4pm - 10pm well worth the visit. If driving you’ll need to get their early for a park, hope this helps regards Wayne.