WWII 4RSU Tour at Pell Airstrip

Cultural and Theme Tours

World War II Heritage and Historic site located close to Darwin, approximately 100km south on the Stuart Highway, or 10km North of Adelaide River township. Tour includes Pell wartime Airstrip that was used to bring aircraft within the camp and place them along various revetments such as the well developed road system and drainage. The Pell wartime airstrip is a significant and interesting landmark of 16 hectares, named after Major Floyd Pell who was killed when the Japanese strafed Darwin Airport on February 19, 1942. Hear the stories of the rescue and repair of crashed aircraft and stand on the parade ground. See the remnants of multiple workshop stations. Over 556 men lived and worked here. The area is close to Batchelor Museum and the Batchelor Walk.


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Entrance to property upon which sits the remnants of the 4RSU unit alongside the Pell Airstrip that is located along the Stuart Highway.

WWII Pell Airstrip Camp A 4RSU Workshop, Adelaide River

Adelaide River, Coomalie

Memorial in the foreground, new railway line and historic station in the background.

Memorial to Railway Workers Adelaide River

Adelaide River, Coomalie

Adelaide River Railway Station

Adelaide River Railway Station

Adelaide River, Coomalie

Women bending over grave

Adelaide River War Cemetery

Adelaide River, Coomalie

Adelaide River Railway Station (the new railway line is in the foreground).

Adelaide River Railway Siding and Railway Bridge

Adelaide River, Coomalie

Photograph of the small cemetery with interpretive signage at Adelaide River.

Adelaide River Pioneer Cemetery

Adelaide River, Coomalie

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