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Deckchair Cinema

Deckchair Cinema

The Deckchair Cinema is a majestic open air cinema situated on the gorgeous Darwin Harbour.

The cinema operates seven nights a week from mid April to mid November, screening a diverse range of Australian, foreign, popular, classic and family friendly films.

Come down early to enjoy dinner from local caterers and a grab a drink or snack from the fully licensed kiosk. You can bring a picnic, but bringing your own alcohol is not allowed. The Deckchair Cinema is easily accessible via a well lit picturesque walkway from the city esplanade and there is plenty of parking and bike racks available on site. Programs are available from tourist outlets or on their website.

Opening times

Daily from 6pm - 11pm

Entry cost

  • Indicative Prices tickets from $8 to $16
    Child - $8 Member - $10 Concession - $12 Adult - $16 Occasionally there are special events like film festivals with different pricing structures. Concession includes Australian Full Time Students, Seniors Card Holders, Military Personnel, Health Care Card Holders and companion card holders (the companion receives a free ticket).
  • Child tickets from $8
    Children are 5 to 15 years old inclusive, under 5's attend for free.


  • Bar
  • Carpark
  • Food and Refreshments
  • Kiosk
  • Non Smoking
  • Public Toilet


Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids) Caters for people who use a wheelchair.


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