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But if History - Pity

Here could be a bit of our history but I guess no one is interested in restoring anything (no... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wally H
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Perth, Australia
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don't bother

Although the landing strip is probably OK you are not allowed anywhere near it. The only area you... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
GandC1948
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Airlie Beach, Australia
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3 weeks ago
“But if History - Pity”
Jun 27, 2018
“don't bother”
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Kalala Road, Daly Waters, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here could be a bit of our history but I guess no one is interested in restoring anything (no return on investment) and not enuff travellers to visit. One could imagine some of the asbestos sheeting is going to be removed and that could be...More

Thank Wally H
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I went thinking the place would have something to really see. Nothing, the place has been left to die. Was once a great place to visit.

Thank Damien S
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

I’m sure one day this WW2 airfield will be recognised for its contribution to Australia’s war history. In the meantime there is very little to see here. Best to put a few more hours in at the pub.

Thank Whitwillow
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Although the landing strip is probably OK you are not allowed anywhere near it. The only area you can legally access is near the Hangar and the area is completely overgrown.

Thank GandC1948
Reviewed April 29, 2018

As we were visiting Daly Waters we headed out to the aviation precinct. Unfortunately, it is pretty well closed and very rundown. Very disappointed after visiting it 3 years previously.

Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

The large hangar is run down, and the grounds around it overgrown. You can get in through a small open door, but there is little inside: an old radio system(?) and a few historical notices and photos. It was an International airport, and still has...More

Thank JohnH5418
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

If you have time to kill its worth a look. There isn't much there but the information boards do give you an insight into the local history. International airports have definitely changed over time.

Thank Noel W
Reviewed July 24, 2017

If you're stopping into Daly Waters for the pub, consider ducking into the old airfield, which will likely be deserted. Just take the signed turnoff before the pub. One of the hangars has a small and fading display about the role of the airfield (and...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed July 7, 2017

A good stop whilst enjoying the Daly Waters Pub & environs. The airfield was built in 1928 and has the oldest hangar in the NT built in 1930. It is the site of Australia first International Airport with Qantas & other airlines using it from...More

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