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Royal Flying Doctor Service Alice Springs Tourist Facility

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See, experience & learn through the wonder of technology as this facility brings history to life.

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

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

John Flynn the Hologram a truly 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.

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

Walk through the museum and meet Alf Treager and Nurse Kathy thru interactive technology.

Relax in the air-conditioned café & art gallery, housed in one of Alice Springs finest heritage buildings, where you can enjoy lunch, morning and afternoon tea.

Purchase official RFDS merchandise along with our latest co-branded range from RM Williams from the DOC SHOP.

Visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service Alice Springs Tourist Facility and WEAR YOUR SUPPORT to help keep the Flying Doctor flying.

The last tour commences at 4pm.

  • Information


    • Galleries Museums and Collections
    • Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

    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 $11 to $42
      $16.00 per Adult $42.00 Family ticket (2 Adults 2 Children) $11.00 per Student $11.00 per Concession
    • Child tickets from $9
      $9.00 per Child (aged 6 to 10)


    • Cafe
    • Carpark
    • Coach Parking
    • Conference/Convention Facilities
    • Interpretive Centre
    • Interactive Centre
    • Public Toilet


    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. Disabled access available, contact operator for details.


    • Australian Tourism Accreditation Program
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