Welcome to the Darwin Lions Beer Can Regatta


A project of The Combined Lions Clubs of Darwin.

Make a date in your diary and start building your boat for the next Beer Can Regatta.

  • Sunday 17 July 2016
  • 10am to 5pm
  • Mindil Beach, Darwin NT Australia

Come and enjoy a great family day. See our program of activities. There are beach events for all ages and the water events will be spectacular! Entrance is by a gold coin donation. Bar facilities are available. There is no BYO due to our licence. Soft drinks and water will also be available. Mindil Beach Sunset Markets (food and craft stalls) will be trading all day. There are great opportunities for companies to get a high profile presence at the event.

It's not too late to build a boat!

Build a Boat

The No 4 Bus

Leave the car at home an come by bus from Casuarina or the city on the No 4 Bus.

We're Listed!

According to Fest300 we in The World’s 300 Best Festivals! Ranked in the top nine Oz festivals!

The French like us.

And the Canadians

And Luxury yatchers 

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It's all in a good cause and fun

In 2015 $30,000 was raised for HPA Helping People Achieve. Thank you for all the donations and sponsorships.

In 2016 we are raising money for Downs NT to increase the emploment of the special young adults, Cancer Council to help fund a replacement vehicle for patients to get their treatment and Mindil Beach Surf Lifesaving Club.

Cancer Council LogoDowns Syndrome NT cash For ContainersMindil Beech Surf Lifesaving Club