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Deckchair Cinema

Closed Now: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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The Deckchair Cinema has a terrific ambience. We love it, from the catering to the Crazy Acres Ice... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
Graham L
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
via mobile
Never fails to impress

The best experience - sitting out under the stars in the tropics .. well it doesnt get much better... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
Darwin, Australia
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The Deckchair Cinema is THE outdoor cinema on Darwin's Waterfront. We are a fully indepedent movie theatre operated by the Darwin Film Society, established in 1954, to give Darwin audiences unseen movies on the big screen. The Deckchair Cinema is...more
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Jervois Road | Darwin Waterfront Precinct, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8981 0700
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

The Deckchair Cinema has a terrific ambience. We love it, from the catering to the Crazy Acres Ice Cream and Caramel Popcorn. A thoroughly enjoyable experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Graham L
Reviewed 13 November 2018

The best experience - sitting out under the stars in the tropics .. well it doesnt get much better. The food last nite whilst simple and tasty - there are different caterers every nite but its always been fine.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SDDarwin
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We love the Deckchair "Outdoor" Cinema, It is unique & filled with thought's of yesteryear when outdoor viewing was abundant, great place to experience throughout the dry season with quality movies.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank littlefish3
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Deckchair Cinema runs in the dry season it a wonderful experience. The combination of a starry night next to the water is so atmospheric and unique. An extensive program of films from around the world run every night accompanied by mango ice cream. A must...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank worldismyhome2014
Reviewed 5 November 2018

This is a really great place to sit outside and watch a film in very comfortable deck chairs. There is a bar and the view of the sunset is spectacular - a must see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vandieman111
Reviewed 25 October 2018

I arrived at the Deckchair Cinema while it was still daylight and kicked back with a nice cool Savignon Blanc, while i waited for my friend to arrive. we had a fab dinner it was Tuesday so the catering was taken care of by Nadeem...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bwpritchard
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

What a great little place to watch a movie with the ocean only metres away. Grab dinner and a beer al fresco before the movie here too. A great experience and ‘must do’ whilst in Darwin.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Fabulous setting, great movies, great entertainment and great catering. It's a beautiful place to watch the sun go down before settling in to a movie.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 6 October 2018

My partner and I weren't sure what do to with our last night in Darwin, we stumbled upon the Deckchair Cinema. Free entry for the movie they were playing, and food available. Watching a movie from under the stars was amazing!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank A C
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The service from the staff was amazing, excellent seating and the meal I had (Butter chicken I’m pretty sure) was pretty good. The seating and decor is ambient and overall a pretty cool experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RyanYell
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Response from Swinksy | Reviewed this property |
Hi Linder. I’m a traveler like you, so I can’t really answer your question. I would google the deck chair cinema to find out if it is open, although I’m guessing it won’t be. It is the wet season in Darwin, with torrential... More