town in the Northern Territory, Australia

Not to be confused with the Karriwirra Parri, the river that runs through Adelaide

Adelaide River is a township in the Top End of the Northern Territory that played an important role in the defence of Australia in World World II. At one point 30,000 Australian and the United States army soldiers were based around the town.


Get inEdit

By planeEdit

  • Darwin International Airport
  • Pine Creek Airport

By carEdit

From Darwin: Take theStuart Hwy/A1 south

From Pine Creek: Take theStuart Hwy/A1 north

From Daily River: Take the Daily River Rd/C28 east

Get aroundEdit


  • War Cemetery memorial.
  • Historic Adelaide River railway precinct, 51 Stuart Hwy.

The old quaint railway bridge in Coomalie River






  • Adelaide River Inn Caravan Park, Stuart Hwy 106.



Go nextEdit

Pine Creek, Darwin, Daly River

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