Adelaide River War Cemetery
Located within a 1km walk from the Inn. Established in 1942, the War Cemetery is the final resting place for 63 Civilians & 434 Service personnel. In 1947 the Commonwealth War Graves Commission took control of the cemetery. It is well maintained with lush lawns & manicured gardens.
Snake Creek WW2 Site
Used as an ammunition dump in WW2, Snake Creek lies just 3.2km from the Adelaide River Inn. A visit here will reveal the old military railway line that runs within the valley, parallel to the war bunkers built into the side of the hillside. The bunkers were used to house up to 3,500 tons of high grade explosives. Sixty nine structures were built in total, one of the larger structures built being a bomb inspection laboratory still remains.
Adelaide River Railway Heritage Precinct
Within walking distance from the Adelaide River Inn the precinct displays include photos, information articles and original equipment from the rail line originally built in the 1880’s to service the Pine Creek goldfields.
For many years the falls were a well-kept local secret. Located within a 15 minutes’ drive from the Adelaide River Inn along Dorat Rd. A lovely place to enjoy a refreshing swim. The cascading waterfalls can be viewed following a short walk along a scenic bush track.
Litchfield National Park
Located within a 45 minutes drive from the Adelaide River Inn. This 1,500 square kilometre park is covered in breathtaking escarpments, termite mounds, waterfalls & old ruins. A whole day or multiple days will be needed to explore all this park has to offer.
Douglas Daly Hot Springs
Located 1 hour drive from the Adelaide River Inn. The Hot Springs offer the perfect place to swim come the winter months of the year.