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All reviews food stalls watch the sunset thursday night mindil markets beautiful sunset nice beach sunset market dry season great market craft stalls great food the sun set arts and crafts for sale plenty of food laksa visiting darwin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It get very busy in the dry season however, its fantastic to catch the up with the locals and purchase their some produce, especially in the mango season..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Graham C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite touristy lots of different food we had Chinese lots of clothes etc well spread out and plenty of seating and live music

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank burrotj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Mindil Beach during the day to see how the beach stacked up without the market attraction. So basically it is a large expanse of sand with on all occasions that I've visited a sedate shore action. Never knowing when it is safe to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Too much food and not enough places selling gear that is unique to the top end, your senses are assailed by the frying food, not pleasant after awhile!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John C
Reviewed 12 November 2018

I went on Sunday and had a great time. The atmosphere is hippie, artsy, and Australian. People were friendly. A big selection of gluten-free food. I had some great chicken paella and the serving was huge for the price. I bought a few souvenirs but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fearless814009
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Mindil Beach an " OK" beach - not in the same league at Cable Beach in Broome. Mindil Market is good , large , plenty of food , plenty of stalls - all are expensive / take a full CC ! parking is free ,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Glenn C
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

We went there just after the busy season. Not much happening but great sunsets. In the dry season they have a nightly market and food stalls but we missed it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ppatel1234567
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

A great range of quality cheap food. Eat on the beach and watch the sunset over the water or on the grass with a picnic rug listening to the music. Just love the laksas and Petra’s raw food sweets. Up there with the best food...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Watching the sunset at Mindil Beach was amazing. While we were in Darwin we were told about the great food and merchandise markets held at Mindil Beach from 4pm and then people line the beach foreshore to watch the sunset. Great food and stalls and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rita7912016
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I was there during the day it was nice and quiet ! Local people say the best time to be there is sunset ! Location: on the edge of the city , right next to casino and botanical garden. Transport: bus number 4 or 6...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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moz0905
4 November 2018|
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Response from cromartylass | Reviewed this property |
No markets on these evenings. Parap Markets Saturday morning, Nightcliff Markets Sunday morning. Probably Wharf Precinct would be best.
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agnesembuido
28 September 2018|
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Response from Gordon C | Reviewed this property |
Mindil is famous but the food is mostly awful. Eat somewhere else.
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C R
28 October 2017|
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Response from Madeleine F | Reviewed this property |
Hi there we went on the Sunday. Just beautiful. Food was great, stalls were good and it was packed. Great start to a new week. I haven't been on a Thursday so I cannot compare. Enjoy
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