Adelaide River is a small but historically significant town located at the crossing of the Stuart Highway over the Adelaide River in the Northern Territory of Australia. The town is upstream of the Adelaide and Mary River Floodplains Important Bird Area. At the 2016 census, Adelaide River had a population of 353. Adelaide River is part of the Coomalie Shire and is the second largest settlement (after Batchelor) in the local government area.

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Around Adelaide River NT 846

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Crocodile Dundree Stuffed Water Buffalo River NT

Commonwealth Railways Monument

Burrells Creek NT

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Mount Bundy Station

Adelaide River Inn

Adelaide River Show Society Caravan Park

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303. BAR Adelaide River Inn

Quality Coffee Shop

DIGGER'S BISTRO Adelaide River Inn

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Community Services  

Tourism Top End
6 Bennett Street,

Coomalie Community Government Council
141 Cameron Road,

Adelaide River Police Station NT
124 Stuart Highyway,

Location Information 

  • Population: 353
  • State electorate(s): Daly
  • Federal Division(s): Lingiari
  • Established (yr): 1962
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Batchelor NT 845 (31.7 km, 23 mins)
Pine Creek NT 847 (113 km, 1 hr 7 mins)

Other Locations 

Acknowledgement of Country

Adelaide River NT is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.