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Royal Flying Doctor Service Visitors Centre, Dubbo

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Address: adjacent to Dubbo Airport, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830 , Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 6841 2555

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Very informative

The volunteers were very friendly and passionate about the work of the RFDS. Great video and really enjoyed the character with/without teeth!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic opportunity to get an understanding fo the amazing work this service provides. Helpful volunteers with a wealth of information and time to share it.

Thank Sue A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The volunteers were very friendly and passionate about the work of the RFDS. Great video and really enjoyed the character with/without teeth!

Thank Jumper505
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I've been a regular visitor to Dubbo for work over the past 15 years or so, and am also an aviation nut. Knew the base there opened in the late 1990's but that was about it, I didn't even know they did tours etc. we were warmly greeted by two very lovely young ladies who are volunteers (very passionately so!)... More 

Thank andrew83m
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Nicely set out insight into the history of RFDS. Starts with a video of their work and then followed by a guided tour of the various historical maps, charts and medicines. Outside is a part fuselage to allow you to experience the cramped space which both the medics and patients endure. The talks are given by volunteers who are so... More 

Thank D18KRB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The RFDS as it is know is the saviour of the bush. It has saved countless lives and helped many outback inhabitants and travelers. This exhibition.explains the history and the running of the operation. Don'y leave Dubbo without paying this place a visit. It is free but a donation is most welcome.

Thank peterjr41Mandurah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

If you are interested in the workings and history of Australia's amazing Flying Doctor service, this is the place to go. the Staff were great, and we ended up spending most of an afternoon there.

Thank Michelle R
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Good video showing the services they offer , can see a few doctor planes in the hanger & there is a "Play" Plane showing the inside where the kids can see inside & pretend to fly the plane etc . allow 45 minutes , thats about it but a worthwhile trip

1 Thank FatherDownUnder
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We were welcomed to the centre by a passionate bunch of volunteers. The video was great very real don't think we'll have to many problems cleaning teeth from now on. Watching where the planes were in real time was interesting. Its incredible to realise the distance they travel and understand how vital it is. We will all look at a... More 

Thank Ang B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very interesting. Volunteers are amazingly helpful and lovely. Very informative and educational place. Full of interesting facts and great view of the planes.

Thank Sophie M
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Wow just so interesting finding out what and how the Royal Flying Doctors work from the start to the finish of our time there would recommend this to everybody,First class all the way

Thank Sandra M

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