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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 4 things to do in Williamtown

TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews

"A BRILLIANT HISTORY OF PLANES-EVEN IF NOT YOUR INTEREST"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 3 days ago

"A brilliant collection of planes, memorabilia, history and interactive aviation items in 2 hangers, chock-o-block. Great for all ages/ members of the family. A warm and friendly volunteer on..." more »

dunnsk60, Melbourne, Australia

"A surprise"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 7 days ago

"We came here to entertain the kids, however, were amazed once we open the door. Both kids and us adults were over joyed with displays of airplanes. The adjoining cafe was very nice and we loved to..." more »

harbourfrontcherry, Port Macquarie, Australia

"Very interesting"

4/5 Very good Reviewed 8 days ago

"So much aviation history here and a lot of it is hands-on, which enhances the experience, especially for kids. Several lovingly-restored aircraft are creatively displayed. There is so much to see..." more »

OzGirl20142014, Newcastle, Australia

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