Family adventure time comes naturally here, so keep a camera ready to catch those smiles because an album lasting memories await.
The award-winning Taronga Western Plains Zoo is just the start of your adventures in Dubbo! Enjoy river kayaking, Botanic and Japanese gardens and kilometres of riverside cycleway. Your wallet can take a break while you enjoy a range of manicured parks, riverside BBQs and loads of playgrounds.
You could even introduce the kids to a slice of Australian history stretching back to the days of Aboriginal trackers and European pioneers. A family road trip to Dubbo is full to the brim with activities to keep the kids entertained.
The DALC is your summer oasis. The 10-lane Olympic pool is heated, and hosts school carnivals, swimming club meets and family get-togethers. Perfect for parties with free BBQ facilities and children’s swimming pool.
Open 9 September 2017 - 29 October 2017 | Early Entry 6am - 8am | Mon - Sat 5:30am - 6:30pm | Sunday & Public Holiday 10am - 6:30pm30
30 October 2017 - 1 April 2018 | Mon - Sat 5:30am - 8:30pm | Sunday & Public Holiday 10am - 8:30pm
Adult $4.40 | Early Entry Adult $3.10 | Child $3.10 | Family $16 | Spectator $3 (Medicare card required as ID)
Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre re-opening in September 2017.
|Address:||Talbragar Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830|
|Phone:||(02) 6801 4490|
Introducing Dubbo RSL Club Resort, a hub for premier entertainment, recreation and hospitality. Our newly renovated Club offers a gym, indoor heated pool, dining options, live shows and entertainment for the whole family.
Adult $47, Child (4-15) $26, Senior/Concession $36 | Family: 2A+2C $131.40, 2A+1C $108, 2A+3C $154.80, 2A+4C $178.20, 1A+2C $89.10, 1A+3C $112.50. Early Morning Walk: 6:45am Saturday and Sunday-Adult $15 | Child $7.50 (in addition to admission) Wednesday and Fridays in school holidays for eastern states; NSW public holidays excluding Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Kayak and Stand up Paddleboard hire available all year round. Daylight hours only. All equipment and tuition is supplied. Bookings essential.
Dubbo City Holiday Park Bike Hire.
There are over 270 species of birds recorded within a 50 kilometres of the city of Dubbo. Many of these are woodland birds that can be found in urban backyards, parks, remnant bushland and riverside areas.Birds in Backyards
Did you know that Dubbo was amongst the first places in Australia to use fingerprints to catch crooks? Or that Australia’s worst serial killer once roamed its streets? That the underworld queen Kate Leigh was Dubbo born and bred? Or that the bushranger John Dunn was caught while trying to break in to Dubbo Gaol? Discover these and other fascinating stories as you explore the murky underbelly of Dubbo’s past. Pick up a map from the Dubbo Visitor Information Centre.
Did you know that if it weren’t for a wealthy businessman and his complicated love life Dubbo might not have gotten its first hospital? Did you know that the flood in 1955 left 4,000 people homeless and that emergency supplies had to be parachuted in by the air force? Learn how a village overcame its many obstacles to become a city as you retrace important moments of Dubbo’s past. Pick up a map from the Dubbo Visitor Information Centre.
Walk in the footsteps of our pioneers. Dubbo has an intriguing past. From bushrangers and underworld figures, to renowned architects and ornate buildings, Dubbo is steeped in history. Proclaimed a village in 1849 and a town by 1872, Dubbo officially became a City in 1966. The Dubbo Heritage Walk begins at the Dubbo Visitor Information Centre on the corner of Macquarie and Erskine streets.Dubbo Heritage Tour
This state-of-the art venue is the ideal setting for a range of events and performances. Housing a 500 seat tiered theatre and 750 seat auditorium, enjoy local performances and some of the best national touring shows.
See the wonderful work of this Australian aviation icon at the Visitor Education Centre. Read the stories, learn the history, watch the film and browse the shop. From 25 September to 8 October 2017 the RFDSEC will be open from 1pm - 4pm Tuesday to Saturday only. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Dubbo Sportsworld is a large multipurpose sports facility catering for a host of indoor sports including netball, cricket, soccer, basketball, floorball and the ideal party activities laser skirmish, bubble soccer and indoor sports.
Open Monday - Friday: 9am to 10pm | Saturday - Sunday: 9am - 5pm
18 lanes, auto scoring, auto bumpers, pool & air hockey tables, video games, air-conditioned comfort, Glow bowling on every weekend & school holidays - excludes league bowling times. Hassle free children's parties.
Dubbo in a Day Tour: Adult $130 | Seniors $120 | Dubbo Town & Country Tour: Adults/Seniors $30 |Dusty Bob's Historical Walking Tour: Adults/Seniors $20
Plus Aboriginal history tours, edible weeds, and eco tours. Please visit the website for more tours and information.
Everything you need to know while you are in our smiling city is under the one roof. Looking for local products and produce, Dubbo branded merchandise, clean public amenities, parking for your caravan or bus, coffee or a snack and to find out what's on in Dubbo, the friendly team at the Dubbo Visitor Information Centre is always happy to point you in the right direction.
Discover Dubbo's pioneer history at this 1840s homestead. Enjoy picturesque gardens, café/art gallery, experience a guided tour - bookings essential. 1.5km past the Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Closed Thursday 21 September, but will be open extended hours from 10am - 4pm on Friday, and open again 11am - 3pm on Saturday 23 September.
|Address:||'Dundullimal' 23L Obley Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830|
|Phone:||(02) 6884 9984|
Water park designed for little hands and feet. Adjacent to playground. Expansive lawn area, shelters, free gas BBQ's, playground and toilets.
The water fountain is open 8am - 8pm. The water fountain will be closing 1 May 2017, re-opening in September 2017.
|Address:||Elston Park, Corner Gipps and Cobra Streets, Dubbo, NSW 2830|
|Phone:||(02) 6801 4450|
Flip Out Trampoline Arena is Australia’s first & largest trampoline playground. We have trampoline sports, games, special events and birthday parties.
|Address:||18 Mountbatten Drive, Dubbo, NSW 2830|
|Phone:||(02) 6881 6606|
In the heat of summer or in the cold of winter, our fully netted indoor playground will entertain the kids for hours. Full cafe menu available. Day and night parties available.
Macquarie Conservatorium presents a range of public concerts, workshops and master classes with visiting artists, conservatorium staff and students. The annual concert series features high quality musicians performing classical, jazz and world music.
Discover your new surrounds with Macquarie Valley Trails, a unique and relaxing way to explore local heritage, nature, produce, art and much more. Download the app or visit the website to get your free guide.
The Savannah Visitor Plaza and free access area offers a great place to relax with a meal or coffee at Bahkita's Cafe whilst overlooking the primate islands or let the kids run wild in the safari park playground.
A 12.5km Tracker Riley Cycleway circuit extending between the CBD and Dundullimal Homestead via the Taronga Western Plains Zoo along the Macquarie River foreshore. Call the Dubbo Visitor Information Centre for bike hire options and cycleways map.
Experience the picturesque Macquarie River, vibrant streetscapes and learn of Dubbo's rich history riding the multi-award winning Trike Adventures. We offer our famous Outback Pub Tours, Red Earth Winery Tours, Sunset Tour and Deluxe Zoo Tours.
Adventure flights over Dubbo in a historic military aircraft. Amazing views and aerobatics in a unique aircraft that is normally the domain of a privileged few.
Western Plains Riding Centre provides horse riding activities for the whole family. Enjoy one or two hour rides. All sessions are fully supervised by an accredited coach and trained staff.
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