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Still taken from the Virtual Reality experience
Full size replica of Japanese Zero aircraft
Touch Screen

Royal Flying Doctor Service Darwin Tourist Facility

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

Life size hologram of Rev John Flynn the founder of the RFDS tells his story. Interactive story telling ghosts, meet Nurse Kathy and Alfred Traeger. Two virtual reality stories of the RFDS. Relive a patient's true experience of medical care and experience flying with an RFDS Pilot. A decommissioned RFDS Pilatus PC-12 aircraft to view a fully aero medically equipped fit out.

Relive the drama of the Bombing of Darwin Harbour that rocked Australia in 1942. Life size hologram of Rear Admiral Etheridge Grant, the Commanding Officer of the USS William B Preston. Interactive story telling ghosts. Meet Prime Minister John Curtin and Japanese Pilot Hajime Toyoshima.

Virtual Reality of the bombing of Darwin Harbour. A production that's the pinnacle for a virtual reality movie. Full size replica Japanese Zero aircraft hangs from the ceiling. Window of 1942 and aerial view of the Bombing of Darwin Harbour that comes to life showing the bombing and aircraft fire of the first raid.

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    Entry cost

    • Indicative Prices tickets from $17 to $75
      $30 per Adult. $17 per Child (6 to 16). $23 per Student (valid Student ID to be presented). $24 per Senior. $75 Family (two adults, three children).
    • Child tickets from $17 to $23
      $17 per Child (6 to 14). $23 per Student (valid student ID must be presented at time of entry). Children under 6 free.


    • Carpark
    • Coach Parking
    • Conference/Convention Facilities
    • Enquiry Desk
    • Family Friendly
    • Gallery / Museum
    • Interactive Centre
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet
    • Shop / Gift Shop
    • Free Wifi


    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. Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person. Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)


    • COVID Clean Practicing Business
    • COVID Safe
    • Quality Tourism Accreditation
    • Sustainable Tourism Accreditation by ATIC
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