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John Flynn's Grave Historical Reserve

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John Flynn is a legend in The Outback being responsible for The Royal Flying Doctor Service and... read more

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Adelaide, Australia
An important part of our history

Spend a few moments pondering the great work that Flynn started and the huge benefits to outback... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

John Flynn is a legend in The Outback being responsible for The Royal Flying Doctor Service and involved in The School of The Air. His grave is located on the road to Desert Park and Standley Chasm. Take time to stop and reflect.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend a few moments pondering the great work that Flynn started and the huge benefits to outback Australia. He was a true pioneer and a hero to many.

Thank neverold333
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting read about the history associated with the local area, gives an incite into what they went through to discover this outback area.

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This memorial is not elaborate, but it is a fitting tribute to a humble man who introduced the amazing Royal Flying Doctor Service and School Of The Air to the people of the outback. The meaning and purpose behind this memorial deserves a five star...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

John Flynn went to Alice Springs to build a hospital. There were none in those days. John helped also the aboriginals. He had a heart for the aboriginals. John Flynn died in 1952. John wanted to have a large round stone on his tomb. A...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

John Flynn was an amazing man who did so much for Australians. I think it is a really worthwhile short stop, conveniently located along the main road to MacDonnell Ranges and just a few minutes drive from Alice Springs. It also can be a start...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Thank goodness we have people like John Flynn. After hearing his life story at the Royal Flying Doctors it was only fitting that we called into his grave site. Well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Rev. John Flynn is an iconic figure in the history of inland Australia so naturally we wanted to see his grave. The grave stands at the side of the main road out to the West McDonnell Ranges only a few km from Alice Springs. The...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Situated just outside Alice on the way to Simpsons Gap - an interesting short stop off with information board about John Flynn (founder of Flying Doctor Service) and parking area to side of road.

1  Thank HROxon
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We were driving right past so stopped for a quick visit. Short walk up a small hill from the carpark. Interesting story of a wonderful man

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