Darwin Lions Beer Can Regatta at Mindil
Beach in Darwin Northern Territory Australia
• Darwin is the capital city of Northern Territory
Darwin Lions Beer Can Regatta is held by the Darwin
Lions Club once a year at mindel beach only a 15 minute walk
from the Darwin city mall.
In 2008 it will be the 34th annual event. Held
at the end of July usually it is a event to remember and fun
for the whole family.
For 32 years the Combined Lions Clubs of Darwin
have been promoting the annual Beer Can Regatta at Darwin's
world famous Mindil Beach.
Henley on Mindil - So you built the boat for water
but it didn’t float. Don’t despair, as this is the race for
you. How fast can you and your mates carry your boat in a straight
line in a race down the beach? This is a very keenly fought
There are many beach events organised on the day
to entertain the large crowds that attend each year. A small
entry fee is charged except for the under 12 events. Such as
Hole-In-One, Tug-of-War Competitions, Kids Beach Races, McDonald’s
Sandcastle Competition, Ladies Thong Throwing Competition, Henley
Funds generated during the day are donated to
various charities in the Darwin region each year. The main boat
races between boats built out of beer or soft drink cans.
Come and enjoy a great family day. There are beach
events for all ages and the water events will be spectacular!
Entrance by gold coin donation. Proceeds to projects of the
combined Lions Clubs of Darwin. Bar facilities available so
there is no BYO due to our licensing. Mindil Market food and
craft stalls will be available from 10am to 10pm.
Courtesy of - Darwin Lions Beer Can Regatta -
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