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Day Trips from Dubbo

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Jump between vibrant communities dotted across Dubbo and Great Western Plains and find exciting adventures at every turn.

Situated in the heart of New South Wales, Dubbo provides the perfect base from which to explore some of the most unique destinations in regional New South Wales. Hit the road on two, three or four wheels and discover the real Australia.

Perhaps you’ll trade wheels in altogether for a set of wings when you spike the adrenaline and glide the skies in Narromine.

Lace up those hiking boots and take an intrepid climb through rugged wilderness in the Warrumbungles - spectacular views guaranteed.

Or dust off your Akubra, pull on some cowboy boots and head to a roaring rodeo in Coonamble.

When you need a break from bucking bulls, escape to Warren and sip a glass of locally-vinted wine as you observe the abundant birdlife on show at Tiger Bay Wetlands.

Or go below ground and back thousands of years to be awe-struck by calcite crystal formations at the Wellington Caves and Phosphate Mine.

If modern history is more your thing, heed the call of the Coo-ee and march straight to Gilgandra to discover the town’s revered pioneering history.

Whatever adventure you’re in the mood for, it’s waiting for you in the Great Western Plains.

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Distances from Dubbo depend on driving conditions and routes taken but range from approximately 30 minutes to 3 hours drive from Dubbo. Please click on the map link above for specific routings and details.  

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