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  • Address: 8-10 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs, Australia
  • Hours: Mon - Sat 9am - 5pm, Sundays & public holidays 1pm - 5pm. Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day
  • Admission: Adults: AU$7, Children (6-15yrs): AU$3.50

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Royal Flying Doctor Service Tours

The Royal Flying Doctors Service is the largest air medical response team in the world. The doctors fly an average of 40,000 miles (65,000 kilometers) a day attending to sick people in the remote outback of Australia. They have 53 aircraft operating out of 21 bases with 964 staff and attend to around 750 patients a day.

Alice Springs houses the Central Operations of the service and at the visitors center you can learn all about the incredible history of the RFDS and how it has shaped life in the outback. There is an interactive museum where you can find out what it is like inside the planes, you can even fly one in the flight simulator. Experience life in the early days of the service and try your hand at the Traegar pedal-powered radio which was the primary means of communication for many years.

Practical Info

Tours are every half hour and you’re welcome to spend as much time as you like exploring the museum.

The center is south of the Post Office, in the Hartley Street Historical precinct.

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