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Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility
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$84.56*
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Alice Springs Highlights Half-Day Tour
Ranked #1 of 18 Museums in Alice Springs
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Winner of the 2012 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Award for Best New Tourism Development. Since 1928 the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has provided 24-hour emergency medical services to those who live, work and travel throughout Australia. Today, the RFDS provides the finest care to more than 275,000 Australians each year – that’s one person every two minutes. Visit the original Alice Springs working base operating since 1939 to learn more about this unique service. The theatre allows the visitor to watch in comfort the life size hologram of John Flynn telling the story of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, a truly amazing experience! The Royal Flying Doctor Service is a non profit organization, with 100% of all profits made from tours, purchases in the cafe and from our online store going straight to the replenishment of medical equipment.
Bradford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Rods visit”
Reviewed October 17, 2013

To visit the site of an organisation I'd heard and read lots about was fantastic. Museum documenting the early days through to the modern organisation it has become. Spoke to a pilot who flies out regularly to help injured and sick people, having to land on grass strips etc made me realise how dedicated they are.

Visited October 2013
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64 reviews
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“Great job!”
Reviewed October 16, 2013 via mobile

It is good to see how the Royal Flying Doctors working and the history of the Royal Flying Doctors, but it is small museum.

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“Great job!”
Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

I admire all the people working for the RFD!
By bying things and donations we try to support their wonderful work.
Just visiting the RFD felt special to me.
Once in Alice Springs it's definately one thing to watch!!

Visited January 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“A legend come to life”
Reviewed September 17, 2013

The musuem at the rear of the gift shop is worth taking the time to explore. What a wonderful job this organisation does for the people in remote areas. The short film is worth watching.

Visited September 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Royal Flying Doctor Servicez”
Reviewed September 14, 2013

An excellent venue, very informative, have visited twice in past year, and would recommend it as a " must do" when visiting Alice Springs

Visited September 2013
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