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Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility

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Winner of the 2012 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Award for Best New Tourism Development. Since 1928 the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has provided 24-hour emergency medical services to those who live, work and travel throughout Australia...more
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8 - 10 Stuart Tce, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 8 8958 8412
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I used to watch the Flying Doctors on television, way back in the 80s so I was keen to visit and understand the background to the organisation. The Tour started with a video/hologram of John Flynn which explains the background of the RFDS. You can...More

Thank Valerie K
Reviewed 3 days ago

The visit provides an excellent overview of the work of the RFDS. An aeroplane into which you can climb to see how it is fitted out; an excellent video and hologram of John Flynn explaining the establishment of the service and a small museum of...More

Thank Maurice C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed the tour, movie and Museum, and gift shop here at the royal flying doctor service. This is an amazing service to provide excellent medical care to those in need who live in the outback in remote areas.

Thank Jeannie D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited as part of a tour “A town like Alice”. Loved this informative and interesting site. Had no detailed knowledge prior to our visit but much more informed now. Highly recommend!

Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well presented history of a vital service. Great 3D hologram telling the history of Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). You can have a look in one of the planes.

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour to the Flying Doctors is also a must when in Alice Springs. This voluntary and lifesaving service in Australia is truly amazing.

Thank Vivienne W
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent introductory talk followed by an informative video with a 3D hologram narrator. Friendly and knowledgeable staff at the Museum and gift shop. Great value for Seniors. Highly recommended.

Thank Barb C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to learn the ins and outs of the RFDS. There is a plane which you are able to board and see inside and also some retail therapy. The movie is very well done and enlightening

Thank cruisingagain14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a vital and worth while service, we didn't realise just how much they did and the distances that they covered. Very informative talk and time was given to view exhibits detailing their history. They have a good selection of souvenirs which all help towards...More

Thank Nicky2190
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did not even bother going into museum due to how much it cost. Absolutely ridiculous. Glad we waited until we got to Port Augusta as got guided tour for far less.

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Tameka F
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Response from NormDC | Reviewed this property |
Entry to gift shop (which includes part full size plane) is free Memory tells me it was ~$11 concession (includes senior card holders from interstate) or ~$16 adult, ~$42 family to view the informative hologram presentation... More