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Royal Flying Doctor Service Alice Springs Tourist Facility

See, experience and learn through the wonder of technology as history is brought to life.

Enjoy heroic tales of the birth and growth of the RFDS.

Visit the original Alice Springs working base that commenced operating in 1939. Discover the importance of the RFDS to outback Australians and the medical care required to service isolated regions.

John Flynn the hologram is an amazing experience. The pioneering holographic show forms the centrepiece of the facility, as Flynn tells the story of his vision and its realisation into the RFDS of today.

Experience our NEW Virtual Reality and connect to the emotions of the RFDS. Relive the true experience of patient Gene Hildebrand and see what its like to fly with an RFDS Pilot.

Step inside a replica RFDS aircraft and feel what it's like to be a patient at 15,000 feet.

Walk through the museum and meet Alfred Traeger and Nurse Kathy through interactive technology.

Purchase official merchandise along with our latest co-branded range from RM Williams from the Doc Shop and help keep the RFDS flying.

  • Information

    Opening times

    Monday to Saturday 9am – 5pm Sunday & Public Holidays 1pm – 5pm Closed Christmas Day & New Year's Day.

    Entry cost

    • Indicative Prices tickets from $12 to $56
      $19.00 per Adult $56.00 Family ticket (2 Adults 3 Children) $14.00 per Student $14.00 per Concession
    • Child tickets from $12
      $11.00 per Child (aged 6 to 15)

    Facilities

    • Cafe
    • Carpark
    • Coach Parking
    • Family Friendly
    • Food and Refreshments
    • Interactive Centre
    • Interpretive Centre
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet
    • Shop

    Accessibility

    Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids) Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

    Accreditation

    • Quality Tourism Accredited Business
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