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Eve O'Connell3 years ago

Explore this countryside wonderland with your loved ones

Whether you're heading through on your great Australian road trip, or you're just stopping by, there's always something to do during your time in Dubbo! Home to picturesque valleys and mountains, Dubbo is a great place to get back in touch with nature. So put the phone away for a while, explore the wilderness and history of the town, and create memorable experiences for you and your family! We've put together a list of 3 of Dubbo's must-see's and do's.

Visit the Taronga Western Plains Zoo


For a day out the whole family will enjoy, you can’t go past the Taronga Westen Plains Zoo. Choose to walk or ride hired bikes through the zoo’s 6km circuit, take in all rare and endangered wildlife from around the world, and make the most of your visit by checking out the daily keeper activities, talks and special tours. Also, hang on to your admission tickets—they’re valid for 2 consecutive days!

Experience the Old Dubbo Gaol


This fully restored gaol from the 1800s has been enhanced with some of the latest technology. The Old Dubbo Gaol has something for everyone, using animatronic and holigram exhibits, the gaol will transport you back in time to experience the atmosphere and life of a condemned prisoner in the 1800s. If you’re after a spookier experience, the gaol also offers Twilight and Beyond the Grave Night Tours that will be sure to make your hair stand on end!

Take a stroll around the Dubbo Regional Botanic Gardens


Experience the tranquility of nature and take the family for a beautiful stroll through the greenery of the Dubbo Regional Botanic Gardens. Take your pick of 4 distinctive garden spaces—the Shoyoen, Sensory and Biodiversity Gardens, as well as the Oasis Valley. Pack a delicious picnic, scope out a good spot and enjoy an afternoon lunch with your family.

For more things to do and see in Dubbo, you can see a more extensive list here.

Is there a collective rumbling of tummies? Stop in at a Dubbo restaurant.

Commercial Hotel Dubbo

Phone: (02) 6882 4488
Address: 161 Brisbane St, Dubbo, NSW 2830

Serving modern Australian cuisine for lunch and dinner, the Commercial Hotel Dubbo can fill your stomach with delicious food in no time. The restaurant includes:

  • A sports bar
  • Beer garden
  • Al fresco dining

You can’t go wrong with a family dining experience at the Commercial Hotel Dubbo. Find it here at LocalSearch.

Staying longer than a day? Check in to a hotel in Dubbo.

Centrepoint Motel

Phone: (02) 6882 7644
Address: 146 Bourke St, Dubbo, NSW 2830

In a quiet, central location, the Centrepoint Motel can accommodate your every need. Their services include:

  • Free Wi-Fi & Foxtel
  • Pool & BBQ area
  • 12 well-appointed units

You’ll be well looked after when you stay at Centrepoint Hotel, so call them to book your accommodation. Find it here at LocalSearch.

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