We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (132)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“laksa”(47 reviews)
“asian food”(22 reviews)
“crepes”(19 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Parap Road | Parap Village Shopping Precinct, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
+61 438 882 373
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Darwin
from US$528.80
More Info
from US$26.40
More Info
from US$88.10
More Info
from US$603.70
More Info
Reviews (253)
Filter reviews
246 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews laksa asian food crepes stalls selling fruit smoothies mango handmade items darwin locals year round great coffee stall holders visiting darwin wet season couple of hours clothing gifts vendors
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 246 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a huge market but some interesting stalls. Lots of food and a good variety with lots of Asian accents.Busy and bustling but lots of places nearby to shop and stop for a coffee too. Good to see locally produced and made products rather than...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gwen J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the markets. Lots of food and other stalls selling local goods. A great place to find some interesting items and support the locals.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharonsT4201YE
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

When in Darwin, there is only one thing to do on a Saturday morning: take a drift around the Parap Markets. Pause for a Mango smoothie, buy some Jack fruit pieces and just soak in that slightly Asian mix of colour, people and market stalls....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

These markets are always on our list to visit when in Darwin. There is such a diverse selection from food to health and clothing options. This visit we discovered a new operator offering Kakadu blue oil. A multi use oil for antiseptic to insect repellent....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lynore S
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Loved all the stalls at Parap Markets, food stalls plenty to chose from , loved the smoothies and freshly cut mangoes in takeaway trays.its open every Saturday from 8 am til 2 pm .. I stayed at Quests over the road , nice and handy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank may r
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Lots of assorted stall around the street. Food, trinkets and massages also the shops are open to browse on a Saturday morning.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We loved these markets! They were amazing for brunch. The selection of food and the smells were so good! They had laksas, satays, pad thai & everything in between. We loved the coffee van that was there also. Fresh produce was available and some stalls...More

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

Great markets but you will probably see most stalls at the Mindil Beach markets as well. Few different stalls as well. No parking especially for the market so you may have a short walk from parking in the nearby streets. The usual food stalls. Set...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarkE20
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

If you are not a market kind of person- THIS is the market for you! Even your ‘Non market man’ will be happy here. The food is awesome! The selection is varied and freshly prepared. This is the place to get pearls at a realistic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gillv63
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Feels like you are in Asia as you wander through here. The smell of the food especially. Unfortunately I only had a short time but enjoyed a couple of spicy curry puffs. More time next visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NalinW_12
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 36 nearby hotels
Paravista Motel
137 reviews
.48 km away
Capricornia Motel
47 reviews
.67 km away
Skycity Darwin
892 reviews
2.34 km away
Frontier Hotel Darwin
119 reviews
2.59 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 428 nearby restaurants
Laneway Specialty Coffee
625 reviews
.08 km away
394 reviews
.09 km away
Darwin Sailing Club Waterfront Bistro
409 reviews
.95 km away
Darwin Trailer Boat Club Blue Water Bistro
500 reviews
1.01 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 283 nearby attractions
Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
2,944 reviews
1.39 km away
Fannie Bay Gaol
329 reviews
.98 km away
1934 Qantas Hangar
71 reviews
.33 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
6 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Waynedvh | Reviewed this property |
Open almost every Saturday would be a short taxi ride from your hotel, it’s well worth the visit. Regards Wayne.
Lilian J
6 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Martin P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Lilian for not answering your question i did not see the message until today months later.