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RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

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The Royal Flying Doctor Service Darwin Tourist Facility is a new and exciting development on the Stokes Hill Wharf that bring to life two iconic Australian stories. The first iconic story is the Royal Flying Doctor Service, affectionately known...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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45 Stokes Hill Road | Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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+61 8 8983 5700
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolute ‘must do’ in Darwin! Fantastic information given through technology, well presented boards & very informative staff who are amazing! Thank you for an amazing experience

Thank Karen F
Reviewed yesterday

The virtual reality was amazing and so very real. The holograms were great and informative. I was completely unaware that Darwin came under THAT much fire. It was great

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Learn all about the devastating destruction and loss of life over the bombing of Darwin by the Japanese during WW2 by means of modern technology and a hologram movie. Plus learn how the RFDS grew from a single plane in the 20s to the present...More

Thank garyrU7172XN
sambennett2016, Manager at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting the RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility the RFDS team so pleased that you found your visit informative. Kind Regards Sam

Reviewed 3 days ago

A very interesting museum with interesting videos outlining the establishment of the service. Also, there were interesting exhibitions included including an actual aircraft and many other items on display. Thoroughly recommend this attraction to all.

Thank Mike F
sambennett2016, Manager at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your great review, our team is very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the RFDS Facility Kind Regards Sam

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Helpful staff, awesome VR experience of the bombing of Darwin, cool hologram informative short movies on the bombing and Royal flying doctor creation and lots of other interesting facts on interactive hologram type of tech... Well worth visiting when in DarwinMore

Thank Dave H
sambennett2016, Manager at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're so pleased that you found your visit informative, interesting and emotional , and were able to spend some time with us to discover some incredible stories of Bombing of Darwin history and the heroic tales of the birth and growth of the RFDS. Kind...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting couple of hours, modern technology made this a fascinating experience with holograms, a virtual reality experience of the bombing of Darwin and a real RFDS plane that can be climbed into and explored. Great value for our $20 ticket.

Thank 287PurpleTulip123
sambennett2016, Manager at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your great review. Our aim is to tell two iconic Australian stories, through the wonder of technology, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and exploring "Papa" the recently decommissioned RFDS Pilatus PC 12 plane. Kind Regards Sam

Reviewed 4 days ago

This Facility has been very well presented. They have a hologram movie about the Royal Flying Doctor and the bombing of Darwin. Excellent. A must do is to put the headphones and eye pieces and it takes you through the bombing of Darwin. It is...More

Thank 881HappyTraveller
sambennett2016, Manager at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your great review. We agree the VR experience is immersive. Our team is very proud to be able to share the two iconic stories, the heroic tales of the birth and growth of the RFDS and the drama and history...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The facility located at the Stokes Hill Wharf combines an interesting interactive display for both the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the bombing of Darwin during World War II. The video hologram presentations run consecutively and there are a variety of interactive exhibits.More

Thank MrDee2013
sambennett2016, Manager at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting the RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and for your great review! The RFDS Team is glad you were able to spend some time with us to discover some incredible stories of Bombing of Darwin history and the heroic tales of the birth...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must see to get a real understanding of the RFDS and the Japanese bombing raids. The technology really brings the WWII event to life. A must see for Darwin visitors.

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sambennett2016, Manager at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

The Darwin RFDS tourist facility team really appreciate hearing about your experience and are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit thank you for 5 star rating. Kind Regards Sam

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here this morning whilst on tour of Darwin with a tour company. It was so informative about the RFDS and The Bombing of Darwin in 1942. I sat through the Virtual Reality with 3D headphones and it was absolutely fabulous....More

Thank Cheryl R
sambennett2016, Manager at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for visiting the RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and for your awesome review 53 out 10 is a great rating! Our aim is to tell two iconic Australian stories, through the wonder of technology and the static displays, the interactive technology is designed to...More

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Smurfies3626
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Hi please be advised that we accepted all seniors cards worldwide for consession rates, sincere apologies for the delayed response, I have been off line traveling to trade shows. Kind Regards Sam
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TICKET PRICES $26 per Adult $14 per Child (6 to 12) $18 per Student (13 to 16) $18 per Senior $70 Family (two adults, two children)
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