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Fighter World

Location: 49 Medowie Road, Williamtown, NSW 2314, Australia

Fighter World is a unique experience for visitors to the Port Stephens region.

Located just North of Newcastle in New South Wales, Fighter World is a showcase of Australian Fighter Aviation history with an insight into the present day.

Fighter World is a family friendly and totally ‘hands on’ experience. Located at Newcastle Airport, adjacent to the RAAF Base, visitors can walk-around and look into the cockpits of some of Australia’s most famous aircraft including the iconic F-111.

Overview

Description

Port Stephens’ largest indoor activity is dedicated to preserving Australia’s proud military aviation heritage.

Fighter World is a family friendly and totally ‘hands on’ experience. Located at Newcastle Airport, adjacent to the RAAF Base, visitors can walk-around and look into the cockpits of some of Australia’s most famous aircraft including the iconic F-111. In addition visitors can sit in the cockpits of the Mirage and Macchi jets and experience first-hand what it’s like to live on the edge as one of the world’s best ‘Top Guns’.

Inside the main hangar you’ll also find a range of weapons and jet engines as well as the Norm Forrester Collection; undoubtedly one of Australia’s finest displays of hand built model aircraft.

While there you can also enjoy the warm welcome, great food and friendly atmosphere of Cafe Fighter World.

• Open 10am to 4pm Every Day (Except Christmas Day) • Free Parking • Free WiFi • Be inspired by some of Australia’s most famous aircraft • Sit in a real Jet Fighter • Enjoy all the noise and activity of an operational Air Force Base • Follow the action via the live audio feed from Air Traffic Control while standing on the observation deck • Friendly Guides are on hand to ensure you enjoy your experience

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Hours: Open daily 10am- 4pm.

Contact
Phone: 49651810
Fax: 4965 1940
Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Ranking

Ranked #3 of 5 things to do in Williamtown

TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews

"Simply Amazing"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 15 days ago

"From the outside it looks like just a couple of small hangers, however when you get inside there is an amazing array of planes and other items associated with the history of fighter planes. There are..." more »

Craig M, Canberra, Australia

"Boys toys with history explained"

4/5 Very good Reviewed 17 days ago

"Extensive collection of retired and restored Australian aircraft from WW2 onwards (and a Messerschmitt to even the balance), each with clear notes about the type and the individual plane. The most..." more »

BPinOz, Port Macquarie, Australia

"Interesting attraction with an amazing cafe"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 18 days ago

"My husband being a pilot was very keen to check out Fighter World whilst visiting Newcastle for the weekend. He wasn't disappointed, loved looking at the broad range of aircraft and other historical..." more »

Dani J, Brisbane, Australia

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