Take in the Iconic sites of Darwin. Discover this beautiful and fascinating tropical city, the tales, characters and events that created and shaped the city into what it has become today. The first iconic story is the Royal Flying Doctor Service, affectionately known throughout Australia as the RFDS. Founded by the Reverend John Flynn, it began its aero medical operations in the Northern Territory in 1939. At the visitor centre you'll uncover a wealth of information on this vital service. Take part in 2 cutting edge cinema experiences (approx 20 minutes each) using the latest innovations in holographic technology plus take time to wander independently through the interpretive and interactive displays which also relay the Bombing of Darwin facts .
Then journey onwards to see a massive B-52 bomber. The only one of its kind displayed in the Southern Hemisphere, military aircraft and other relics at the Darwin Aviation museum. Uncover interesting stories about Darwin’s aviation history and wartime experience, including the role of female aviators along with 19 aircraft. View the replica spitfire, Royal Australian Navy Wessex helicopter, mammoth B52 bomber, 21 engines, impressive presentations, displays and watch the rare amateur colour footage of the first air-raid in Darwin on display.