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Adelaide River War Cemetery

97&105 Memorial Terrace, Adelaide River, Northern Territory 0846, Australia
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“resting place” (8 reviews)
“fallen heroes” (3 reviews)
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97&105 Memorial Terrace, Adelaide River, Northern Territory 0846, Australia
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"resting place"
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"fallen heroes"
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"peaceful place"
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"short video"
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"worth stopping"
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"blue skies"
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"brave souls"
in 2 reviews
"dawn service"
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"lost their lives"
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"men and women"
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"emotional experience"
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"brings home"
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"off the highway"
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"darwin bombings"
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"walk around"
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"who gave their lives"
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"australian history"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This would have to be one if the most beautifully taken care of war cemeteries visited. For being as hot in temperature in this region it was like walking into an oasis. The information signs out the front was also great to read facts on...More

Thank Dee W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing place. The history is amazing and the quality of the presentation is great. Well worth a visit. Public toilet available and plenty of parking.

Thank Damien S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well kept memorial to those who lost their lives when Darwin was bombed in WW2. Other places seem to get more publicity but this is in Australia!

Thank melbviccath
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Even though it is a long drive from Darwin i would recommend the trip down to the Adelaide River War Cemetery, you will be able to was through the lawns and look at some of the people that lost there lives in Darwin, The video...More

Thank Travelling4you
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Anzac Service a must do while in Adelaide River, if not there in April still worth the look and read the plaques (resting place for the fallen men and women)

Thank westernnola
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Ist off,a compliment to the cemetry staff,the whole place is so well presented. The history in this cemerty is amazing. One memorial to those who lost thier lifes in the bombing of the Darwin Poat Office is so well done.The age of some of the...More

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I have been to the Adelaide River War Cemetery on a few occasions. My better half and i have wanted to go for the dawn service for a few years. We now own a camper and thought we'd do the trek this year as accommodation...More

Thank Grotty666
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

It takes about 90 minutes to drive from the Darwin CBD, but scenery along the way make the journey easy and there are a number of WWII airstrips along the road worth stopping and reading about (we stopped at Strauss airstrip). The war cemetery is...More

1  Thank Craig_Tapper
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Both the military and the civilian cemeteries are immaculate and beautifully laid out. However, what was really fascinating were the information boards outside the cemetery, which detailed the history of the bombing of the region in WW2 through the fate of individuals involved. This was...More

Thank LeeF62
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is probably one of the best kept cemeteries around and it's nice to see that the displays have been upgraded with an audiovisual presentation and new signage. Informative and very well done.

Thank Donna S
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