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Deckchair Cinema

Darwin Region Entertainment

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Spend an evening under the stars at Darwin's premier outdoor cinema, the Deckchair Cinema.

We're an award winning outdoor cinema on the edge of Darwin’s Harbour open 7 nights a week from mid-April to mid-November.

Come down early and enjoy a refreshing beverage from our fully licensed kiosk (no BYO) or feast your taste buds on a hot meal. Gates open nightly at 6.30pm so you can enjoy a tropical sunset before the 7.30pm screening.

We are easily accessible via a well-lit, picturesque walkway from the City (via The Esplanade-Damoe Ra Walkway) or the Waterfront Precinct, and there is plenty of parking and bike racks available on site.

The Deckchair Cinema is operated by the Darwin Film Society, established in 1954, to give Darwin audiences access to movies that would otherwise go unseen on the big screen. Being Darwin's only independent cinema our program is a diverse range of Australian, popular, family, foreign and classic films.


The Darwin Film Society also operate Flix in the Wet (Sunday afternoons, January through March) and the Darwin International Film Festival (annually in September).

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Spend an evening under the stars at Darwin's premier outdoor cinema, the Deckchair Cinema. We're an award winning outdoor cinema on the edge of Darwin’s Harbour open 7 nights a week from mid-April to mid-November. Come down early and enjoy a refreshing beverage from our fully licensed kiosk (no BYO) or feast your taste buds on a hot meal. Gates open nightly at 6.30pm so you can enjoy a tropical sunset before the 7.30pm screening. We are easily accessible via a well-lit, picturesque walkway from the City (via The Esplanade-Damoe Ra Walkway) or the Waterfront Precinct, and there is plenty of parking and bike racks available on site. The Deckchair Cinema is operated by the Darwin Film Society, established in 1954, to give Darwin audiences access to movies that would otherwise go unseen on the big screen. Being Darwin's only independent cinema our program is a diverse range of Australian, popular, family, foreign and classic films. The Darwin Film Society also operate Flix in the Wet (Sunday afternoons, January through March) and the Darwin International Film Festival (annually in September). For details on the program of films including rating, length and bio see our print program or visit our website deckchaircinema.com.

Please note, Thursday night movies are fundraiser nights where all ticket proceeds go to the community group organising the event.

Map & Directions

Jervois Road, Darwin, NT 0801

Directions

We are located at the end of Jervois Road.

Driving
- Continue from the Waterfront along Kitchener Drive
- Take the second right (after Hughes Avenue) onto Jervois Road
- Park in the carpark and join us inside!

Walking
You can take the same route as above, or you can walk from The Esplanade down the Damoe-Ra Walkway / stairs. Continue along the path until it opens up and you will see the Deckchair Cinema!

Phone 08 89810700
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Cancellation Policy

We are not able to refund or transfer pre-sale tickets. Please make your selection carefully.

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