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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.. • 2 x 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 aeromedically 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 VR 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.

  • Information

    Opening times

    Daily from

    Closed Friday 25 December 2020

    Entry cost

    • Indicative Prices tickets from $16 to $70
      $28 per Adult $16 per Child (6 to 14) $22 per Student (valid Student ID to be presented) $22 per Senior $70 Family (two adults, three children)
    • Child tickets from $16 to $22
      $16 per Child (6 to 14) $22 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
    • Interactive Centre
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet
    • Shop / Gift Shop


    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.


    • Quality Tourism Accreditation
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