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Taronga Western Plains Zoo

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Obley Rd, Dubbo, New South Wales NSW 2830, Australia
+61 2 6881 1400
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A Fabulous Zoo

This was our last visit to the zoo as local residents as we were leaving Dubbo. When visiting the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brian S
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Dubbo, Australia
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Loved it!

Always love visiting the Dubbo Zoo, my children always enjoy the experience and getting up close... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Aussie T
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Brisbane, Australia
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“keeper talks” (96 reviews)
“golf buggy” (66 reviews)
“hired bikes” (80 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Obley Rd, Dubbo, New South Wales NSW 2830, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our last visit to the zoo as local residents as we were leaving Dubbo. When visiting the zoo go prepared to take your time. There is a lot to see with a long way between some exhibits. Your ticket entitles you to two...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always love visiting the Dubbo Zoo, my children always enjoy the experience and getting up close and personal with some of the animals is a real treat!

Thank Aussie T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great family experience. We got a buggie for the first day which was a great novelty and super fun. Feeding the giraffe was a highlight for my kids and super affordable but quick. Lots of animals to see and all were up close...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dubbo Zoo is an open plain Zoo & the animals have plenty of space. This is my third visit, you have the option to walk, ride push bikes, safari golf cart or drive your own car. We took our cars this visit & parked them...More

Thank lizandstu
Reviewed 2 days ago

As we were on a tight schedule & it was going to be a 40+C day, we went on the 6.30am guided tour. The volunteer guides were fantastic, very knowlable & we had good encounters with the hippos, giraffe, rhinos, monkeys etc. Highly recommended !

Thank Basa18
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited this awesome zoo many times but added a couple of encounters this time. They are very good value and I would highly recommend you book well ahead as places are limited. The giraffe feeding encounter was very well priced at just $7...More

Thank chissy2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visit Dubbo every two years from the UK and always take our grandson there we love this zoo. We hired the safari buggy last time was grea lots of eating areas toilets vending machines and places to stop and buy food all along the...More

Thank LittleMisssunshine64
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend visiting the Zoo. Your ticket is valid for 2 consecutive days which was great as we arrived at lunch time the first day and hired a buggy to drive around the zoo the first afternoon then went back and drove our car through...More

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo was really nice, as expected it is much more open and seems more comfortable for the animals that live there. The meerkat encounter was the reason we went here. It was nice to get up close with the Meerkats and see their cute...More

Thank Dorothy_Piotrowski
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Accomadation was a tent style cabin we Loved it so clean and well fitted out with lots of room to move.Our evening meal was great and we met really nice people at a group setting. Our behind the scenes tours were amazing highlited by...More

Thank jenny335
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amit p
8 January 2018|
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Response from SteveBonnitcha | Reviewed this property |
It will take you 5-6 hours drive from Sydney, I would suggest saying two nights If you want to see all the attractions and maybe take in a couple of zoo keeper talks you will need a full day, say 9am to 4pm. I certainly... More
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AlnBec
1 January 2018|
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Response from jackycee | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were there in August and the weather was perfect. It was outside of school holidays so wasn’t too busy. The littlies will love it and you can drive your own car inside. There are ample parking areas so that won’t be... More
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midhka25
3 September 2017|
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Response from Zlata B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so you will be allowed
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