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Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility

8 - 10 Stuart Tce, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 8 8958 8412
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  • Excellent49%
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“small museum” (62 reviews)
“medical care” (17 reviews)
“short film” (28 reviews)
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8 - 10 Stuart Tce, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 8 8958 8412

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Reviewed yesterday

Decided to go here for lunch on Sunday and was greeted by lovely welcoming staff. Quiche and Salad was great, and one of the best coffees I have had here in Alice. Nothing was too much trouble and had an excellent visit. Very reasonable prices.

Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum was a moving experience in more ways than one! I was fascinated by the history of the service and the heartfelt stories of people who had used the service. There is a full sized plane on display, and walking through it, bent double,...More

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The cafe was average. The cakes seemed to be a day or two old and the coffee no better than OK. A bit disappointing after the Olive Pink cafe

Thank kiwi572014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It must be because the captive market of the Ghan goes there that prices are so high. $16 entrance and $6.50 for a coffee is not acceptable.

Thank Bomoh
Reviewed 1 week ago

An essential service which this tourist centre explains in great detail via a film/histogram, a talk and many exhibits, with both historical and current value. Not only is the service essential, but the knowledge of the service and its value is important. Thank you for...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pilots Doctors and Nurse's who work tirelessly to help fellow Australians in remote areas are a credit to this great Nation. Keep up your excellent skills.

Thank h h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction traced the development of the flying doctor service through a short film , general displays, interactive hologram activities and a real plane that you can investigate. My husband and I enjoyed it all and learnt a lot.

Thank Summer1London
lesley p, Manager at Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having lived in Australia all my 68 years, I thought I knew about the history of the RFDS. This really opened my eyes as to the history and difficulties faced by this organisation and how it has now developed into such a massive, wonderful service....More

Thank Francis S
lesley p, Manager at Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility, responded to this review

We are very appreciative of your wonderful review. Yes many tourist who come to our Tourist Facility are also amazed at the depth and breath of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Thank you for spending your time with us,every visit helps to keep the Flying...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were first shown a film about how the service started and the different equipment used from then til now. There was also a display of what planes look like inside now. This was very interesting and the data of usage from beginning til now...More

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food in restaurant is great, large servings & reasonably priced, just don't go there just after a bus arrives or at lunchtime as it is very busy @ there is a long wait for food The museum is too expensive for what it provides...More

Thank keith g
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