The Royal Flying Doctor Service

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: 8–10 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs, NT 0870, Australia
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-0889588412
  • Ticket Price: 7 AUD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Tour, Family And Kids

The Royal Flying Doctor Service - Review

The Royal Flying Doctor Service, previously known as Aerial Medical Service is 24 hour medical service where almost 80% of Australia can be reached by air, within two hours. The doctors and staff are constantly on call to respond to any medical emergency conveyed to them. Their main job at hand is to provide primary and preventive care till the patient is taken to a more stationary facility.

The Alice Springs base is a rather popular tourist attraction, but can be toured by the conducted tours that run every 30 minutes. The tour will allow you a look at the theatre for a visual treat, the operational air base, a full scale replica of the current aircraft in use, a flight simulator, medical gear used in the past and the control room.

How To reach The Royal Flying Doctor Service by Public Transport

  • Greyhound Australia
  • Bath Street

Restaurants Near The Royal Flying Doctor Service

  • The Teashrine (vegetarian food served)
  • The Overlanders Steakhouse (steakhouse)
  • Piccolo's (cafe)

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  • The Royal Flying Doctor Service Address: 8–10 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs, NT 0870, Australia
  • The Royal Flying Doctor Service Contact Number: +61-0889588412
  • The Royal Flying Doctor Service Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • The Royal Flying Doctor Service Price: 7 AUD
  • Best time to visit The Royal Flying Doctor Service(preferred time): 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Royal Flying Doctor Service: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting The Royal Flying Doctor Service

  • 95% of people who visit Alice Springs include The Royal Flying Doctor Service in their plan

  • 37.97% of people start their The Royal Flying Doctor Service visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see The Royal Flying Doctor Service

Monday, Friday and Saturday

93.37% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Royal Flying Doctor Service

People normally club together Alice Springs Desert Park and Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve while planning their visit to The Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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The Royal Flying Doctor Service, Alice Springs Reviews

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  • Marvellous display of pioneering history and equipment. Educational video presentation on Flying doctors and the immense area covered. Gift shop has large variety souvenirs on display.

  • Great insight to our white medical heritage. Pity very little was said about the indigenous history in relation to RFDS. Flynn born "Reverend" - must have been ordained after taking lessons while in the womb?

  • Worth going even just to see the hologram, but has a lot more too, like bits of a plane! Good souvenir shop as well.

  • Great displays and awsome orginsation. Support when you can.

  • Well worth a visit. Fascinating talk and museum to look around. Great to understand how this vital service operates.

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