Darwin Aviation Attraction Combo Ticket Day Trip Combo
Explore the Northern Territory’s unique aviation history with the Aviation Combo Ticket.
Two Iconic Territory Stories across two Darwin Locations
Learn about the birth and growth of the RFDS in the Northern Territory and the Bombing of Darwin Harbour through VR technology and see over 19 aircraft & memorabilia on display.
The RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility and the Darwin Aviation Museum have come together to create a combo ticket giving you access to 2 of Australia’s premier aviation attractions. See history come to life through VR technology, learn about the Bombing of Darwin Harbour & see over 19 aircraft on display.
THE ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR TOURIST FACILITY:
Using the latest innovations in holographic technology, the life-size hologram of John Flynn is portrayed by an actor, who tells the story of Flynn’s vision and its realisation into the RFDS of today.
Experiences a decommissioned RFDS Pilatus PC 12 aircraft completely aero-medically equipped and learn about the activities of the RFDS’s pilots, engineers, doctors, nurses and the experiences of the patients that are carried and cared for each day.
The Bombing of Darwin Harbour
The second iconic story featured is the Bombing of Darwin on 19th February 1942. The bombing of the harbour brought destruction to the city of Darwin, and many of the stories have been brought to life through our innovative technology. This new and exciting world-class facility feature’s never seen before cutting-edge technology – a hologram cinema experience telling the story of Etheridge Grant, a virtual reality recounting the events of that day, and a projection window of the Japanese air attack on the harbour.
Located on Stokes Hill Wharf near to the Darwin Waterfront, the RFDS Darwin Tourist Precinct is a must-see attraction when visiting Australia’s Top End.
The Darwin Aviation Museum
Located in the Darwin suburb of Winnellie, a trip to the Darwin Aviation Museum is a must-do for any aviation and history buff.
Some items on display includes:
- 19 Civil and Military Aircraft
- Aircraft include a B-25 Mitchell Bomber (one of the few surviving in the world), a replica Spitfire, Mirage, Avon Sabre, a Royal Australian Navy Wessex helicopter that assisted in the clean-up of Darwin after Cyclone Tracy, F-111C, the legendary B52 Bomber and many more.
- 21 Engines and relicts of crashed aircraft
- Darwin’s aviation history and wartime experience
- Amy Johnston – A pioneer in the industry
BOOK ONLINE OR BUY TICKETS AT EITHER LOCATION. THERE ARE NO SPECIFIC SESSION TIMES – COME ANY TIME DURING OPENING HOURS.
RFDS TOURIST FACILITY
Wet Season Opening Hours: 9am to 4pm (last entry 3pm)
Dry Season Opening Hours: 9am to 5pm (last entry 4pm)
Public Holidays: 10am to 3pm (last entry 2pm)
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day
AVIATION MUSEUM Opening Hours Daily 9am to 5pm