Visit and immerse in ‘A day in a life’ of the Royal Flying Doctor Service
Visitor Experience

Visit and immerse in ‘A day in a life’ of the Royal Flying Doctor Service

Getting here

The Flying Doctor Visitor Experience is located at the Airport Precinct on Judy Jakins Drive in Dubbo, NSW.

Address and contact

21 Judy Jakins Drive, Dubbo, NSW, 2830.

At the Dubbo Airport Precinct.

Phone: 1800 VISITRFDS or 1800 847487

Email: dubboenquiries@rfdsse.org.au


Opening Hours

Our Visitor Experience opening hours are:

Monday to Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 4pm
Sunday: 9am - 3pm
Public holidays: 9am - 3pm

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Anzac Day and Good Friday.

Bad weather? No problem. Our experience is indoors so you can have a great time - rain, hail or shine.

Over the Christmas Period the Visitor Experience trading hours are:

Day Date Hours
Monday 20/12/2021 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday 21/12/2021 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday 22/12/2021 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday 23/12/2021 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday 24/12/2021 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday 25/12/2021 CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY
Sunday 26/12/2021 CLOSED BOXING DAY
Monday 27/12/2021 9:00am to 3:00pm (Public Holiday)
Tuesday 28/12/2021 9:00am to 3:00pm (Public Holiday)
Wednesday 29/12/2021 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday 30/12/2021 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday 31/12/2021 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday 01/01/2022 CLOSED NEW YEARS DAY
Sunday 02/01/2022 9:00am to 3:00pm
Monday 03/01/2022 9:00am to 3:00pm (Public Holiday)

 


Outback Trek Cafe opening hours

*The cafe opening hours are slightly different from the Visitor Experience opening hours*.

The cafe opening hours are:

Monday to Friday: 9am - 3pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8am - 2pm

To book a table please call 02 5820 0301

Over the Christmas Period the cafe trading hours are:

Day Date Hours
Monday 20/12/2021 9:00am to 3:00pm
Tuesday 21/12/2021 9:00am to 3:00pm
Wednesday 22/12/2021 9:00am to 3:00pm
Thursday 23/12/2021 9:00am to 3:00pm
Friday 24/12/2021 9:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday 25/12/2021 CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY
Sunday 26/12/2021 CLOSED BOXING DAY
Monday 27/12/2021 9:00am to 3:00pm (Public Holiday)
Tuesday 28/12/2021 9:00am to 3:00pm (Public Holiday)
Wednesday 29/12/2021 9:00am to 3:00pm
Thursday 30/12/2021 9:00am to 3:00pm
Friday 31/12/2021 9:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday 01/01/2022 CLOSED NEW YEARS DAY
Sunday 02/01/2022 8:00am to 2:00pm
Monday 03/01/2022 9:00am to 3:00pm (Public Holiday)

 


Tickets

Ticket are $20 per adult;

Children Aged 4-15 Years = $12.00 per child

Under 4 years FREE

You can buy tickets when you arrive or buy your tickets online. (Dubbo LGA residents please buy tickets at the centre*).

With every ticket you purchase you’ll be supporting our work to save lives and bring primary healthcare to Australia’s outback communities.

Buy your tickets

The Visitor Experience

Transport options in Dubbo

Free Parking

Driving to our Visitor Experience in Dubbo? You can park your car here for free. Towing a caravan or trailer? No problem. You can use our dedicated parking.

Taxis

You can book or hail a Taxi easily in and around Dubbo. You can choose from a range of operators, two of the larger ones include:

Book a taxi online with Dubbo Taxis or call 131 008

Hire cars

Hire a vehicle are available from Avis, Budget, Hertz or Thrifty.


Getting to Dubbo

However you’re travelling, it’s a simple journey

Dubbo is the gateway to rural New South Wales. It’s fairly easy to get here, wherever you’re coming from. You’ll find help to plan your trip and all sorts of resources at Visit Dubbo.

Flying

The flight from Sydney to Dubbo takes about an hour. The airport here is one of Australia’s main regional airports. You can choose from four major airlines providing about 200 flights a week to and from Dubbo.

Once you get here, the airport’s is nearby the ‘A day in a life’ Visitor Experience. You will require a quick taxi drive to get here.

Want to explore flight options? Visit the four main flight providers and choose the option that best suits you.

Qantas 
Regional Express 
Fly Corporate
Fly Pelican 

Driving

If you’re coming by car, it’s a five to six hour drive from Sydney, Canberra or Newcastle. Have some extra time? Enjoy the beautiful scenic route. You can even stop along the way to explore the region's wonderful wineries, historic villages and other attractions.


Accessibility

Here at the Flying Doctor Visitor Experience, we’re committed to making sure that everyone gets to enjoy our experience. You’ll find accessible parking and building design along with fully accessible amenities, to make everyone’s visit easy and enjoyable



 

Important information

*As a local resident of the Dubbo LGA you enjoy 25% off the regular RFDS Visitor Experience ticket price. To receive this discount please buy these tickets directly at the centre. Proof of residency in postcode 2818, 2820, 2821, 2822, 2823, 2827, 2830, 2831, 2842, 2868, 2869 must be shown at the time of purchase.