Darwin WWII Oil Storage Tunnels Must See!

From AUD $8.00
  • Duration: 30 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Darwin, NT
  • Product code: WW2T
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The Darwin World War II Oil Storage Tunnels were built during WWII by the Civil Construction Corps. This unique tourist attraction located in the Darwin Wharf
Precinct on Kitchener Drive was reopened in 1992 to commemorate the 50th
Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.


Located beneath the cliffs of Darwin city, a short walk from the city centre
and the Esplanade this exciting tourist facility is self guided. Your well
informed tour guide provides historical information relating to the concept of
the tunnels. The WWII Tunnels these days feature a photographic display of
Darwin during WWII including photographs of the brave men and women who served
in the protection of our great country.

2015 marks 100 years since the ANZAC Gallipoli landing. In conjunction with

this occasion new interpretation boards have been installed to enhance visitors
knowledge on the construction and difficulties faced by the Allied Works Forces
during the Second World War.

2017 is the 75th Commemorative Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin. WWII

Tours conducted by the Tour Tub are now available!