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Royal Flying Doctor Service Visitors Centre, Dubbo

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Address: adjacent to Dubbo Airport, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830 , Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6841 2555
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Part of Aussie History

The RFDS as it is know is the saviour of the bush. It has saved countless lives and helped many outback inhabitants and travelers. This exhibition.explains the history and the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Mandurah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The RFDS as it is know is the saviour of the bush. It has saved countless lives and helped many outback inhabitants and travelers. This exhibition.explains the history and the running of the operation. Don'y leave Dubbo without paying this place a visit. It is free but a donation is most welcome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

If you are interested in the workings and history of Australia's amazing Flying Doctor service, this is the place to go. the Staff were great, and we ended up spending most of an afternoon there.

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Thank Michelle R
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Good video showing the services they offer , can see a few doctor planes in the hanger & there is a "Play" Plane showing the inside where the kids can see inside & pretend to fly the plane etc . allow 45 minutes , thats about it but a worthwhile trip

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Thank FatherDownUnder
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We were welcomed to the centre by a passionate bunch of volunteers. The video was great very real don't think we'll have to many problems cleaning teeth from now on. Watching where the planes were in real time was interesting. Its incredible to realise the distance they travel and understand how vital it is. We will all look at a... More 

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Thank Ang B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very interesting. Volunteers are amazingly helpful and lovely. Very informative and educational place. Full of interesting facts and great view of the planes.

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Thank Sophie M
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Wow just so interesting finding out what and how the Royal Flying Doctors work from the start to the finish of our time there would recommend this to everybody,First class all the way

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Thank Sandra M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The volunteers are a wealth of knowledge. What an amazing effort from this community to maintain this essential service with their ongoing fundraising. Please support the Royal Flying Doctors service. You never know when you may need them!

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Thank Vicki P
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

The volunteer staff that work there are hugely passionate about what they do and are very informative. I didn't realise how much fund raising is done by the volunteers to keep supplying the RFDS with such wonderful equipment....they do a great job and should be supported. Definitely worth a visit....you never know when you'll need their help.

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Thank markhawkins1994
Melbourne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

This is a fairly small Flying Doctor visitor centre in Dubbo, but they're hoping to expand in the next couple of years. What made the visit for us was the very informative volunteer who was on the local Board of Management and was able to tell us so much about the politics and funding behind the Royal Flying Doctor Service,... More 

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Thank Tracey M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

We were really glad we visited the Education centre. The staff are fantastic; very knowledgeable and passionate. Our 5 year loved playing in the plane replica they have. Go along and support this fantastic service and learn all about what they do.

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