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Adelaide River Travel Guide: 20 reviews and 110 photos

Adelaide River refers to the river and the small township about 114k's south of Darwin along the Stuart Highway.
The township is a convenient stop along the way from Darwin to Katherine.
We stayed here at the Caravan Park on our big downunder Survivor Trip.




Adelaide River is also the home of Charlie who starred in the Crocodile Dundee movies.
Apparently they had to chop off his legs to get him into the pub here...poor fella.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Home of Charlie from Crocodile Dundee and interesting historical war cementary.
  • Cons:Noisy Road Trains.
  • In a nutshell:Good place for a pit stop, fuel and feed but I would stay overnight somewhere else.
  • Last visit to Adelaide River: May 2008
  • Intro Updated Mar 3, 2012
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  • riorich55's Profile Photo
    Apr 3, 2010 at 5:31 AM

    Ann, I've got to get down under and visit you guys for real sometime. Thanks for letting me know who your picture mates are

  • jo104's Profile Photo
    Aug 25, 2009 at 5:23 AM

    This is a great page I had a good laugh reading your travelougue

  • Gillybob's Profile Photo
    Aug 11, 2009 at 5:56 AM

    Just reliving myself some memories from last year's Aussie Meet - SO wish I was going to be there this year - but Orlando calls instead! Gillybob greetings

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Aug 10, 2009 at 9:01 AM

    More pics of good ole Charlie --- poor guy, did they really have tio chop off the legs?

  • lynnehamman's Profile Photo
    Jun 14, 2009 at 4:43 PM

    These smallpubs in the middle of nowhere are always such fun- they have a special atmosphere.Nice page and photos,Annie

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Apr 27, 2009 at 6:16 AM

    Looks like the "Survivors" had a nice time in Adelaide River, tho it does look a little cool at the campground. Free BBQ at Grove Hill Pub sounds inviting

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Apr 8, 2009 at 2:22 AM

    Good to see more of your Survivor Meet adventures - I like the sound of the Grove Hill Pub, and love your videos of it too :-)

  • DennyP's Profile Photo
    Sep 21, 2008 at 2:42 AM

    Hi Ann..so great to see the video of the Ghan..wow...what a great journey..so much fun in the cheap seats..such a huge train..great pages mate...take care and thanks for your kind words..DennyP

  • poons's Profile Photo
    Jul 1, 2008 at 8:14 AM

    We had a smashing time in Karlsruhe... thanks Ann. I'm also enjoying perusing around Survivor Meet photos :o)

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