Red Centre Sights

Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS)

  • 8–10 Stuart Terrace Map It
  • Alice Springs

Published 08/08/2014

Fodor's Review

This much-visited tourist attraction in Alice Springs has a theatre, interactive displays, and a full-scale replica of the fulselageof the service's current Pilatus PC12 aircraft. The site has long been the radio base for the Royal Flying Doctor Service, which directs doctors (using aircraft) on their housecalls to remote settlements and homes hundreds of miles apart. The RFDS is a vital part of Outback life and fascinating to visitors. The center has historical displays and an audiovisual show. Tours run every half hour throughout the year, and there's a good cafe at the back.

Sight Information

Address:

8–10 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, 0870, Australia

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Phone:

08-8958–8412

Sight Details:

  • A$12
  • Mon.–Sat. 9–5, Sun. 1–5

Published 08/08/2014

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