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There is plenty of shopping opportunities in and around Darwin. The main area for shopping in the city is The Mall in the CBD. It has a tropical feel, with plenty of greenery and casual seating.

There are 20 arcades in the city selling everything from clothing, books, food and aboriginal artefacts. Smith Street Mall and Mitchell Street are other favourite shopping strips in Darwin. The biggest shopping centre in Darwin is at Casuarina, it supplies free shuttle buses to and from the city.

 

 

Darwin Shopping Centres

Casuarina Square
This is Darwin's largest shopping centre, having everything from large departments stores, specialty shops, food and cafes, and cinemas. This centre is a 20min drive from the centre of Darwin, shuttle buses are available as well as normal bus services. Trower Road, Casuarina (08 8920 2345).

 

Darwin Shopping Centre
This is shopping centre is on three levels with a range of shops and eateries. Shrewsbury Town Centre (01743 272 322).

 

Mitchell Centre
Located in the heart of Darwin's CBD, and claims a 24 hour supermarket and many specialty shops.

 

The Galleria
Located in Darwin city Mall, this centre has an array of high quality, jewellery, fashion and shoe outlets.

 

Darwin Markets

Mindil Beach Sunset Markets
The Mindil Beach Sunset Markets are Darwin’s spin on the exotic night markets that are ubiquitous on the Asian continent. These Darwin markets are the perfect way to move from afternoon to evening and sample some of the best local foods, produce, crafts and shopping in the city with the cool tropical breeze sweeping in from the sea and kissing your cheeks. During the Darwin dry season, between April and October, the markets are held every Thursday evening between 5pm and 10pm and Sundays between 4pm and 9pm. Since 1987, the markets have been Darwin locals’ favourite relaxing night out and the markets have also become a major tourist attraction in their own right – adding to the laid back appeal of Darwin.

 

If you want your taste buds to travel the world, then this is a great place to head, with 1200 different dishes spanning five different continents. There are more than 60 different food stalls alone offering up fare from countries and regions such as Greece, Turkey, India, South America, Indonesia and other parts of South Easy Asia and North Africa. Some of the best Asian foods in the city can be found on sale here and you can much them as you browse amongst indigenous art, handicrafts, take in a variety of street entertainers, buskers, street dance, acrobatics and even fire twirling shows. If you are feeling a little adventurous you can even try some of the top end’s more exotic foods such as kangaroo, crocodile, camel and buffalo.

 
 

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