Base visits

Experience a unique tour of CareFlight's air bases and training facilities, meet our frontline crews and learn how we save lives around Australia every day.

To book a tour of a CareFlight Base for yourself or a community group please complete and submit an online enquiry under 'Book a base visit' below. A member of our Community Engagement team will then get in touch to discuss the available tour dates.

Where are tours of CareFlight's Bases available?

You can book tours of our bases in Darwin and Sydney:

Darwin - 12 Lancaster Rd (Darwin International Airport), Marrara, NT.

Sydney - on the grounds of Westmead Hospital, Redbank Road, Westmead, NSW

Tour dates

Private tours can be booked for groups of 20 - 50 people on weekdays and some weekends.

Public tour dates can be booked by smaller groups. Public tour and open day dates - to be confirmed until after curent COVID-19 restricitions have eased.

Tour cost

All tours are free, but donations are welcome.

Tour content

Visits to our bases are approximately 90 minutes long. You will be shown through our air crew and engineering hangars, aeromedical education centres and more. Your CareFlight tour leader will also present a short, informative talk on CareFlight's history and lifesaving mission. 

CareFlight's aviation and/or medical crew will be invited to talk to you about their work. Please note that CareFlight cannot guarantee the presence of the aircraft during a visit, as they may be called away on a critical mission or essential crew training.

The famous CareFlight bears and other CareFlight merchandise will be available for purchase to help keep our doctors flying and provide a great memento of your visit.

Please note - as you will be touring an operating aeromedical base, a range of special provisions do apply regarding safety, identification of all attendees and COVID-19 management, Please get in touch to learn more.

Special options

Morning tea, afternoon tea or supper can be arranged. Fees payable per person in advance. 

Please note

The CareFlight base is operational from 8am to 6pm every day. If our helicopters should require major maintenance we may need to ask you to reschedule your visit. We will give you as much notice as possible.

Contact and bookings

For further information or to book your tour, please contact:
Lyndall Mullin
Phone: 02 9843 5122 or 1800 655 876 (toll free)
email: tours@careflight.org


Book a visit

To book a tour of a CareFlight Base for yourself or a community group, please complete and submit the online form below. A member of our Community Engagement team will then get in touch to discuss the available tour dates. 
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