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.
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
Hours: Open daily 10am- 4pm.
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Ranked #3 of 5 things to do in Williamtown
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"Great museum - lovely staff who walk around and share stories and information with you.
Well set-up with videos and displays
Balcony to watch the jets take off was amazing!!!!
The cafe was well..." more »
"For a quite narrow military subject matter. ie. R.A.A.F. Fighters the collection is amazing. The standard of the exhibits are first rate. Most of the jet fighters look as if the pilots have just..." more »
"Kids Love It"
"We took our 5 year old grandson. He loved it but found it excessively noisy when aircraft took off and landed. This is understandable as it is an RAAF base. We were lucky enough to get a set of ear..." more »
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