Mindil Beach, Darwin

4.3
#1 of 152 in Outdoors in Northern Territory
Come to Mindil Beach for the sunset and stay for the shopping. After you count the different hues in the sky as the sun goes behind the horizon, wander among hundreds of stalls selling art, crafts, jewelry, and over 1,200 different food items from five continents. The Sunset Markets run here every Tuesday and Thursday from the end of April to the end of October. With our online itinerary creator, Darwin attractions like Mindil Beach can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Good beach. Great place to see the sun set. The open market Thursday and Sunday is unique. Maybe 80 food trucks plus music and local craft stuff, including a real crocodile hunter.  more »
  • Great sunset views at 630pm. Beach is nice for a walk. Be warned. Can't swim as stingers, sharks & crocs will nab you. Food stalls are average. Try the Greek Donut s, Loukoumades. They are the best. A...  more »
  • Great food options, many craft, gift and souvenirs shops. like your typical weekend market in Australia. Downside is hard to find a parking spot and also a place to sit and eat. Sunset is simply amazi...  more »
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  • Great place to see sunset. On Thursday and Sunday they have market's . Great atmosphere. Stunning sunsets too.
  • In Mindil Beach i saw the best sunset of my life. I put i pic and it is real. I didn't believe so i decide to come back the day after and it was better. Crazy!
  • Nice beach in Darwin, water is shallow so you have to walk out a couple of meters. Lifeguards so it's safe. Not australias nicest but ok place for a quick dip.
  • The place to go for some of the world's best sunsets. Best enjoyed with Barramundi fish & chips during the sunset market. I'd come to Darwin just for this experience again.
  • Best place for watching sunset. Great night market during the dry season.

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