Explore tales of Australian history stretching back to the days of Aboriginal trackers and European pioneers on a local guided tour.

Discover history in its natural environment – from Aboriginal carved trees and rock grooves, to the cells of the local gaol and be inspired by how Dubbo went from a humble village to a small town to the vibrant and thriving regional City it is today.

Local guides with their own unique tales to tell can showcase the hidden gems of our City and provide you with the many history and stories that have shaped Dubbo.

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Dubbo CBD Heritage Trails - Crime & Justice Trail

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.

Dubbo CBD Heritage Trail - Crime & Justice Trail

Address: Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
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Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Dubbo CBD Heritage Trails - Society & Culture Trail

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.

Dubbo CBD Heritage Trails - Society & Culture Trail

Address: Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
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Tours
Phone: 1300 868 787

Dubbo Town & Country Tours

Discover hidden places, connect with the stories and characters that created our heritage. For more tours and information please visit the website or phone to book a tour.          

Dubbo in a Day Tour: Adult $130 | Senior/Concession/Locals $120: Includes lunch and all site entries.

Dubbo Town & Country Tour: Adults/Seniors $30

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Tours
Phone: 0427 871 418

First Lesson Cultural Tours

Experience traditional Aboriginal Australia. Hear stories from traditional land owners, eat bush tucker and walk the tracks of our ancestors from hundreds of years ago. Catering groups of 14-25 - elderly, retirees, business groups and school groups. 

Tours
Phone: (02) 6801 4460

Old Dubbo Gaol Tours

The Old Dubbo Gaol offers a family friendly Twilight tour and the paranormal adult's only Beyond the Grave. Twilight & Beyond the Grave Night Tours run during School Holidays or for group bookings of 10 or more. Bookings essential.

Guided Tours Daily 3pm | Saturday - Sunday 11am & 3pm | Self Guided Tours Everday 9am-4pm
Address: 90 Macquarie St, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4460
Website: http://www.olddubbogaol.com.au/
Tours
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Guided City Tours

For an inspiring insight to the vibrant city of Dubbo - enjoy a guided tour highlighting the history, development, growth and future of the city itself. Learn of the towns heartbeat, its people and places. Hear first,  what the text books aren't telling you - some of Dubbo's many hidden secrets - that keep visitors returning year after year. $50 per coach group, must supply own coach. Tour duration 60 minutes, Bookings Essential and subject to availability.

Address: Cnr Newell Hwy and Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
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Education
Phone: (02) 68014550

Dubbo Education Tours

Dubbo offers a range of unique learning experiences. |Relevant and easy to follow curriculumbased itineraries|Exciting hands on learning opportunities|Affordable accomodation options|On the ground local support to assist with coordinating tours|
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Dubbo City Heritage Walk

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
Address: Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
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Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6841 2555

Dubbo Royal Flying Doctor Base Visitor Education Centre

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.

Closed ANZAC DAY

Admission: Adults $4 | Children <15yrs $2 | Tuesday to Saturday 1pm-4pm | NSW School Holidays, Sunday of Long Weekends and Easter 10am-4pm
Address: Dubbo City Regional Airport, Cooreena Road, Off Mitchell Highway , Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6841 2555
Website: https://www.flyingdoctor.org.au/
Attractions and Activities
Phone: 1300 874 537

Trike Adventures

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.

Half hour tour: $50 per person | One hour tour: $80 per person | Night and day tours 7 days | Picnics a speciality
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6884 9984

Dundullimal Homestead (National Trust)

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.

Open Tuesday - Saturday: 11am to 3pm | Adult $9.50 | Senior/Concession $7.50 | Child $6.50 | Family 2A2C $25 | Free entry to cafe | National Trust members Free
Address: 'Dundullimal' 23L Obley Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6884 9984
Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/places/dundullimal-homestead/
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6881 1400

Taronga Western Plains Zoo

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.

Plan your day with the latest Keeper Talks and Feed Times.

KEY * - prices in addition to admission. Bike hire is available  

Open 7 Days: 9am-4pm | Admission for 2 consecutive days
Address: Obley Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 1400
Website: http://zoofari.com.au

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