WWII Secret Base

Did you know that the United States Airforce was stationed in Charleville during WWII? Why Charleville? What was the secret? Explore the 100 buildings that make up Charleville’s Secret Base on a Guided Tour and learn what life was like for 3500 American Servicepeople in 1943.

Uncover the intriguing history of Charleville’s World War II secret base, a clandestine site that played a crucial role in Australia’s wartime efforts. Situated in the heart of Queensland’s outback, this wartime facility served as a strategic hub, housing secrets and stories that have long been shrouded in mystery.

Explore the remnants of the base, delving into the fascinating tales of espionage, communication and the dedicated individuals who operated in secrecy. Engage with knowledgeable guides who bring the stories to life, sharing insights into the operations and the pivotal role Charleville played during this critical period. 

This historical site provides a thought-provoking and immersive experience, allowing visitors to reflect on the resilience and contributions of those who served on the home front during World War II.