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Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility

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“medical care”(23 reviews)
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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
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The old RFDS Base in Alice Springs is a must visit. It is fascinating to see the history of the RFDS in Central Australia. The video is well worth watching. I was especially pleased to see a Traeger Transceiver (radio transmitter/receiver) that were used by...More

Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 5 days ago

As you enter there is a very informative 20 minute hallogram show featuring John Flyn the visionary who founded the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The exhibits are good too. My conclusion is that people in the outback have the best medical system in the world.

Thank Howard E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This totally amazing organization plays a huge part in bringing Australia together. A truly amazing tour of this Flying Doctor Service is well worth visiting.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the visit it open my eyes on the history and far it come and how we all can support this wonderful organizations The 3d show is great and the museum it great

Thank pjhappy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful display and very well presented video. I didn't realise there were so many airplanes and staff in the flying doctors service until I visited this centre. Well worth the visit.

Thank sega58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great visit. There was an excellent video that told the history of the Flying Doctor service (you might need tissues when you hear the stories of those who owe their lives to the service). There is the opportunity to climb in a...More

Thank Vikster_17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A tour of the facility from the animated video to a look through a mock-up single engine plane set up like a flying medical centre. You have to feel so thankful to the Reverend Flynn for his persistence in lobbying politicians to get this service...More

Thank Novotelbali
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent presentation with 20 minute hologram film. Very informative. Good shop with Pilates to climb into for the real experience, good selection of books and museum very tasteful and just the right length. Also cafe. We missed the nearby parking to the right of the...More

Thank Servaise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must visit when in Alice Springs , so much to learn and see about this much loved service in Australia.

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful experience seeing the history of how the people of the bush got the medical attention we in the city take for granted.

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Tameka F
15 July 2017|
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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
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