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Pull up a chair and tuck into a non-stop feast of discovery, adventure and entertainment! Dubbo offers a smorgasbord of rich experiences sure to please the fussiest of holiday makers.

It takes a moment to feel at home, but a lifetime to explore, so what are you waiting for? Experience why thousands of people explore the 'City of Smiles' year after year.

Attractions and Activities

Old Dubbo Gaol

Wander the unique collection of 19th century buildings and artefacts and learn the stories of prison life. Catch a theatrical performance or guided tour, or during the school holidays experience a Twilight or Beyond The Grave tour.

Open 9am - 4pm daily | Adult $17.50 | Child $5.50 | Concession $14 | Family $41 2A+2C, Extra Child $5.00 | Children Under 4 Free | All day time tours included in admission fee
Address: 90 Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4460
Website: http://www.olddubbogaol.com.au
Phone: (02) 6801 4460
Attractions and Activities

Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Take your family on zoofari to Taronga Western Plains Zoo! See hundreds of rare and endangered animals in this huge open range sanctuary. Don’t miss the all new Lion’s Pride Lands, and take an adrenaline pumping journey inside lion territory aboard Pride Lands Patrol. Explore the Zoo’s 5km circuit on foot or by bike, car or electric safari cart. Be sure to catch a Keeper Presentation – there are up to 10 daily included in the cost of Zoo entry.

Admission: Adult $48, Child (4-15) $28, Senior/Concession $38 | Family: 2A+2C $136.80, 2A+1C $111.6, 2A+3C $162.00, 2A+4C $187.20, 1A+2C $93.60, 1A+3C $118.80.  

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.

Hire Rates: Push Bike (4 hours) $17 | Geared Bike $24 | Bike 'n Caboose $30 | Stroller $12 | Electric Cart (3 hours) $70 | Electric Cart (All Day) $99

Open seven days 9am - 4pm | Admission is for 2 consecutive days
Address: Obley Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 1400
Website: http://zoofari.com.au
Phone: (02) 6881 1400
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6887 2732

Aladdin's Cave Bottlehouse

Antiques, and collectables, fantasy gardens, unique bottlehouse, WA flowering eucalypts. Only 5 minutes from Dubbo. Please call Jan Gilmour and Brian Lewis for opening times.

Please phone for Opening Hours | Adult $6 | Children $3 under 16years
Address: 36R Dunedoo Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6887 2732
Website:
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6845 7454

Burrendong Botanic Garden and Arboretum

An area of 164 hectares dedicated to the conservation of Australia's unique and incredible diverse flora, overlooking the majestic Lake Burrendong. Take a self-guided walk and explore the green surrounds of Fern Gully. 

Open daily from sunrise to sunset | Free entry
Address: 95 Tara Road, Burrendong Way, Mumbil, NSW 2820
Phone: (02) 6845 7454
Website: http://www.burrendongarboretum.org/Burrendong_Arboretum/Welcome.html
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4490

Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre

The Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre is a family oriented facility and features a heated Olympic size swimming pool, shaded children’s leisure pool, playground, giant twin waterslides, free barbeque facilities, covered grandstand & on site kiosk.

 Closed from April 2018 and reopen September 2018

Open Mon - Sat 5.30am - 8.30pm | Sunday & Public Holiday 10am - 8.30pm | Casual Visit: Adult $4.40 | Children $3.10 | Family $16 | Early Entry 6am - 8am: Adults $3.10 | Children $3.10 | Spectator $3 | Waterslide six rides $3 | 3 April - 13 April 2018: 5.30am - 9am | 3.30pm - 6.30pm
Address: Victoria Park, Talbragar Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4490
Website: http://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au/community-and-groups/sport---leisure/dubbo-aquatic-leisure-centre
Art & Culture
Phone: (02) 6881 6410

Dubbo Arts and Craft Society

On offer at the Cobra Street Cottage are works of art together with a selection of patchwork, porcelain painting, silvercraft, spinning and weaving and wood-turning by local artists.

Free admission | Open 7 days 10am - 4 pm | Phone to confirm Monday to Thursday
Address: 137 Cobra Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 6410
Website: http://www.dubboartz.org.au/DUBBO%20ARTZ/artsandcraftssociet.htm
Attractions and Activities
Phone: 0488 425 940

Dubbo Observatory

Explore the night sky in the 2nd largest Observatory in Australia for the general public, including our new, large 17 inch telescope. Astrophotography (BYO SLR camera) $55 per camera.

Bookings essential | Call for opening times | Adult $25 | Child (Under 17yrs) $10 | Senior $22
Address: 17L Camp Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: 0488 425 940
Website: http://www.tenbyobservatory.com/dubbo_observatory
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Dubbo Regional Botanic Gardens inc. Biodiversity, Shoyoen Sister City & Dubbo Sensory Gardens

Enliven your senses and explore the four distinctive garden spaces; the Sensory Garden, Biodiversity Garden, Shoyoen Sister City Garden and Oasis Valley at the Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden. 

Open Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm | Saturday and Sunday 9.30am - 4.30pm & Public Holidays | Free admission | ANZAC DAY Open: from 12noon | Closed Christmes Day, New Years Day & Good Friday
Address: Elizabeth Park, Coronation Drive, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website: http://www.drbg.com.au/
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4378

Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre

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.

Call for 2018 seasons shows or visit our website.

Box Office open 9.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday or book online
Address: 155 Darling Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4378
Website: http://www.drtcc.com.au/
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.

Admission: Adults $4 | Children under 15yrs $2 | Tuesday to Saturday 1pm - 4pm | Closed Public Holidays
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: (02) 6882 4411

Dubbo RSL Club Resort

The RSL Club Resort is a hub of contemporary entertainment, recreation and dining. Located in the heart of the CBD, catch live theatre or shows, catch up on some laps or spend a session in our gym. 

Ample and free parking
Address: Cnr of Brisbane and Wingewarra streets, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6882 4411
Website: http://www.dubborsl.com.au
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6881 8222

Dubbo Tenpin Bowl

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.

Open daily | Mon - Thu 9am - 10pm | Fri - Sat 9am - 11pm | Sun 11am - 6pm | Public Holidays open from 11am
Address: 76 Windsor Parade, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 8222
Website:
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Dubbo Visitor Information Centre

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.

Open 7 days 9am to 5pm | Open everyday except Christmas Day
Address: Cnr Newell Hwy & Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website: http://www.dubbo.com.au
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 $10 | Senior/Concession $8 | Child $8 (under 16yrs) | 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 6606

Flip Out

Flip Out Trampoline Arena is Australia’s first & largest trampoline playground. We have trampoline sports, games, special events and birthday parties.   

$11 half hour | $15 per hour | Weekend/Holiday Deal $20 for 2 hours | Open Monday - Friday: 1pm - 7pm | Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 7pm | School Holidays: 10am - 7pm daily
Address: 18 Mountbatten Drive, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 6606
Website: http://flipout.net.au/flip-out-indoor-trampoline-arena-dubbo/
Attractions and Activities
Phone: 0408 477 956

Garling Gallery

Nationally acclaimed, award-winning artist, Brett Mon Garling invites you to his studio. Garling Gallery, a converted 125 year-old shop front, features exquisite sculptures and breathtaking plein-air landscape paintings.

Open Wednesday to Friday 10am-4pm | Saturday 10am-1pm | or by appointment
Address: 32 Railway Street, Wongarbon, NSW 2830
Phone: 0408 477 956
Website: http://www.garlinggallery.com.au
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6885 6676

Red Earth Estate Vineyard

Enjoy a cheese platter while tasting our range of handcrafted wines or try handmade Dumplings and Chinese Dim Sum.

Open six days 11am - 5pm | Closed Wednesdays | Open public holidays
Address: 18L Camp Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6885 6676
Website: http://www.redearthestate.com.au
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6881 1400

Savannah Visitor Plaza and Free Access Area

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.

Open 7 days 9am - 4pm
Address: Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Obley Road , Dubbo , NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 1400
Website: http://zoofari.com.au/
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Terramungamine - Rock Grooves

Terramungamine is an Aboriginal reserve located on the Macquarie river. Be amazed by the 150 rock grooves created by the Tubbagah People.

Open 7 days | Free Admission
Address: Burraway Rd via Brocklehurst (Newell Highway), Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website:
Food and Wine
Phone: 0408 290 219

Tombstone Estate Vineyard

Come, relax and enjoy tasting premium hand picked and traditionally grown wine and take a stroll through our rose garden. Available for functions including weddings.

Free Admission | Open Saturday to Wednesday 10am-5pm | Thursday and Friday by appointment | 7 days School Holidays
Address: 5R Basalt Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: 0408 290 219
Website:
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) 6845 2970

Wellington Caves and Holiday Complex

Guided tours are offered daily through two magnificent show caves, the Cathedral and Gaden Cave. Don your hard hat and take a step back in time on the Phosphate and Fossil tour.

Open Daily 9am - 4.30pm (excluding Christmas Day) | Visit the website for the latest Cave tour schedule and prices
Address: Caves Road, Wellington, NSW 2820
Phone: (02) 6845 2970
Website: http://www.wellingtoncaves.com.au/
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4444

Western Plains Cultural Centre

Western Plains Cultural Centre, a state-of-the-art facility boasting a gallery, museum and modern café, is Dubbo's creative soul.  The Centre offers a rich program of high quality exhibitions and installations by local and visiting artists.

Open 7 days 10am - 4pm, Fridays open to 6pm | Free admission
Address: 76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4444
Website: http://www.westernplainsculturalcentre.org/

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