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Royal Flying Doctor Service Darwin Tourist Facility

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

Relive the drama of the Bombing of Darwin Harbour that rocked Australia in 1942.

• Life size hologram of Rear Admiral Etheridge Grant was the Commanding Officer of the USS William B Preston narrates his own version of the Bombing of Darwin Harbour. Includes headset audio translation in Japanese, German, French and Simplified Chinese.

• Interactive story telling ghosts. Meet Prime Minister John Curtin and Japanese Pilot Hajime Toyoshima who answer selected questions from a touch panel.

• Virtual Reality of the bombing of Darwin Harbour. This production is the pinnacle of a movie production for VR. Never before seen production of this magnitude.

• Full size replica Japanese Zero aircraft hangs from the ceiling.

• Replica of Camilla the Flying Boat that escaped from Darwin Harbour.

• 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.

• Story Boards that provide very informative reading and pictures of what took place on February 19th 1942.

The RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility - Stokes Hill Wharf, Open 7 days.

  • Information

    Activities

    • Galleries Museums and Collections
    • Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

    Entry cost

    • Indicative Prices tickets from $26
      $26 per Adult $14 per Child (6 to 12) $18 per Student (13 to 16) $18 per Senior $70 Family (two adults, two children)
    • Child tickets from $14 to $18
      $14 per Child (6 to 12) $18 per Student (13 to 16) Children under 6 free

    Facilities

    • Carpark
    • Coach Parking
    • Conference/Convention Facilities
    • Family Friendly
    • Interactive Centre
    • 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. Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person. Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

    Accreditation

    • Australian Tourism Accreditation Program
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