The latest updates regarding the operation and delivery of our Region's businesses, attractions and events.
Our local businesses are now revising their current operations in accordance with the Australian Government’s three-step plan to gradually remove baseline restrictions and ensure an COVIDSafe Australia.
While we encourage you to support our local economy, we also remind you to please do so by practicing social distancing, good hygiene, and please stay home if you’re feeling unwell (even with mild symptoms).
As our community becomes more active and gets back to business, it's important that we
- follow the NSW rules for gatherings that apply to individuals and businesses
- maintain a physical distance of at least 1.5 metres from others
- practise good hand hygiene
- stay active and healthy
- take extra care if you're around vulnerable people
- get tested if you have any symptoms, even if they are only mild
- stay home until you get the test result, or are medically cleared.
From Monday 1 June 2020, the following will be allowed:
- travel to regional NSW for a holiday
- visits to museums, galleries and libraries
- pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants can have up to 50 customers
- beauty and nail salon operators can begin treatments under strict COVID-safe guidelines.
Rules that continue to apply include
For more information, please visit https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/what-you-can-and-cant-do-under-rules
- 195 Macquarie Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
In the heart of Dubbo's CBD and built in 1881 our heritage listed building is a local icon. Experience quality food from our extensive menu and enjoy our daily specials. Match your meal with a bottle of wine or just a nice cold beer from our cellar or bottle shop. Open 7 days.
- 79 - 85 Cobra Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
CURRENTLY CLOSED. Indulge at a sophisticated, yet casual, fine dining experience in the heart of Dubbo. Our locally inspired, seasonal menu features favourites such as our artisan breads, in-house smoked ribs and decadent handmade desserts. Children's menu available. Breakfast and dinner available.
- 113 Darling Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
We're open from 6am for breakfast and barista made coffee. Pies are always a winner but if you're after a salad or baguette we have you covered. Discover 'Australia's Best' pies. Freshly baked treats and sourdoughs made daily. We are a fourth generation bakery operating since 1918. Open 7 days.
- 91 - 93 Lee Street, Wellington NSW 2820
Conveniently located on the Mitchell Highway. We offer a choice of sit down, take-away or drive-through meals and snacks, 7 days a week. Our store is a proud supporter of the Wellington Community. Opening hours: Sat-Thurs 10am-9pm | Friday 10am - 10pm.
- Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Obley Road, Dubbo NSW 2830
Enjoy a wild dining experience overlooking monkeys and lemurs! Choose delicious modern cuisine for breakfast and lunch, complemented with coffee and bar services. Located at the Zoo's free access area which includes a safari playground. Discounts available for Zoo Friends members.
- 62 Erskine Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
You'll feel like a local star! A comfortable and lively venue for everyone. Grab a bite to eat at our family friendly Inside Out Bistro. Children's playground, lunch and dinner specials and dedicated function room. Choose the Star for your next special occasion and celebrate with us! Open 7 days.
- 328 Fitzroy Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
A vibrant, family-friendly venue with affordable meals, $10 lunch and dinner specials! Bar, private function room and convenient drive-through bottle shop.
Call us for our free courtesy bus service.
- 193 Macquarie Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
Not only specialising in the famous Prime Rib Steak - slow cooked for at least 18 hours, the diverse menu offers salads, chicken, seafood, burgers, desserts and a range of yummy kids meals. There is a dish to please everyone! Fully licensed and 'cookin 7 days a week'. Come experience Hog'spitality!
- 14L Camp Road, Dubbo NSW 2830
Enjoy mouth-watering pizzas fresh from our wood fire pizza oven, as well as a variety of entrees, mains and desserts so there's sure to be something for everyone! With a choice of indoor or alfresco dining spaces, it's the perfect place to relax. There is even an outdoor play area for the kids.
- 216 Brisbane Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
A unique 4 star boutique-style motel situated in the heart of the city with a mere 10 minute drive to the Zoo, golf club or airport. Free Wi-Fi, Foxtel, saltwater swimming pool and off street parking. Sound-proof, non-smoking rooms. Restaurant with breakfast and dinner available. 24 hour check in.
- 230 Brisbane Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
Choose from 2 bedroom single-level and split-level apartments, 3 bedroom townhouses, or a spacious 2 bedroom cottage. Short walk to restaurants and Dubbo CBD, alfresco BBQ and pool setting, free Wi-Fi. Affordable tariffs for short and long stays.
- 154 Whylandra Street (Newell Highway), Dubbo NSW 2830
Whatever your reason for visiting Dubbo, Discovery Parks has you covered! Set the kids loose in the playground, bouncing pillow and waterpark. Kick back by the pool and cook up a BBQ in the Camp Kitchen for dinner. Offering a selection of comfy cabins, safari tents and camp sites.
- 8 Whylandra Street (Newell Highway), Dubbo NSW 2830
The Cattleman's is proudly Dubbo's largest accommodation complex, with over 14 different room types from motel style to serviced apartments. Facilities include 1 heated pool, 2 outdoor pools, gym, daily buffet breakfast, award-winning a la carte restaurant and bar. Walking distance to CBD.
- Corner Brisbane and Wingewarra Streets, Dubbo NSW 2830
Quiet off-highway location in the heart of the CBD with everything you would expect from a luxury 4 star establishment. Deluxe rooms, executive spas suites and 2 bedroom family units available. Foxtel, TV and DVD players in all rooms, Wi-Fi, secure undercover parking and level 1 lift access.
- 79 - 85 Cobra Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
Stay in the heart of Dubbo and experience comfort and style at the Comfort Inn Blue Lagoon. Featuring 55 motel rooms with a range of flexible bedding options, outdoor pool, free guest laundry, Wi-Fi and on-site Sails Restaurant. Stroll across the road to Elston Water Park.
- 21 Warrie Road, Dubbo NSW 2830
Experience the charm of country life at its finest at the Outback Cellar Dubbo, with the original winery and homestead converted into luxury guesthouses on a picturesque rural property along the Macquarie River. Perfect for families, small groups, couples and individuals.
- 17 Stonehaven Avenue, Dubbo NSW 2830
Located adjacent to the picturesque Macquarie River and parklands. We welcome you to enjoy our self-contained suites, pool, BBQ and free Wi-Fi. Laundry available.
Welcome to 'your home away from home'. Self-rated 3.5 star.
- Corner Myall Street and Wheelers Lane, Dubbo NSW 2830
Great value for money motel. Spacious units in a quiet location. Foxtel, air-conditioning and pool. Close to hospitals, uni, TAFE, racecourse and Orana Mall. Breakfast 7 days, restaurant closed on Sundays.
- 12R Cassandra Drive, Dubbo NSW 2830
Relax in luxury, 12km from Dubbo with a tranquil garden setting and country views. Cosy open fire for winter nights, breakfast and evening meals available. Pool, tennis court, billiard room and bar. Pet friendly, fully self-contained studio.
- 5 Lee Street, Wellington NSW 2820
Warm, friendly hospitality located on the banks of the Macquarie River. Beautiful grounds surround our rooms, with a cool refreshing pool and BBQ facilities situated to take advantage of our lovely setting. Pets are welcome (with prior approval from Management).
- 109 Whylandra Street (Newell Highway), Dubbo NSW 2830
The place to hang your hat. Immaculate 4 star accommodation. Located 1km from the City centre and 2kms from the Zoo. Great rates for direct bookings. Family run with good old fashioned friendly service.
Adventure beckons at Lake Burrendong or 'The Dam' as it's known to locals. Spike the adrenaline in the warmer months and try your hand at water skiing, wakeboarding and biscuiting. Pack the reels, rods and tackle box and you may just take home the 'big one' with seven different fish species to catch
Discover the wonderfully immersive Visitor Experience at the Royal Flying Doctor Service base in Dubbo. The Visitor Experience will enable visitors to get hands-on with the Flying Doctor!
Wander the unique collection of 19th century buildings and artefacts and learn the stories of prison life. This remarkably complete and intact gaol operated for 119 years from 1847 to 1966. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council.
Dubbo's premier performing arts space. Local, national and international touring shows stud the stage of this 500-seat, fully air-conditioned, tiered theatre. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council
Enliven your senses and explore four distinctive garden spaces, including the Shoyoen authentic Japanese Garden, the Biodiversity Garden, the Sensory Garden and the cool surrounds of Oasis Valley. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council.
Let your kids go wild at and explore around 40 play elements. Soar on the flying fox, speed down the giant slide and fly high on the basket swing! With BBQs, toilets and accessible elements including a wheelchair friendly Liberty Swing. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council.
Explore the night sky, view planets, stars and galaxies through telescopes. Bring your SLR camera and take astrophotographs. Bookings essential. Observe sunspots and solar prominences and play astro minigolf during the day.
Explore over 164 hectares dedicated to the conservation of Australia's unique and incredibly diverse flora, overlooking the majestic Lake Burrendong. Open from sunrise to sunset every day with free entry.
Situated on the doorstep of Wellington (NSW) the mountainous 2,123ha Mount Arthur Reserve offers scenic viewpoints as well as picnicking, bushwalking, horse riding and bike riding opportunities. The Reserve is managed by local volunteers.
Our events calendar has something for everyone. Special school holidays performances, tribute bands, country music, comedians and hypnotists, right through to pro wrestling matches. Join us for a meal, a game of bingo, darts or chess. Ample free parking and Dubbo RSL Motel at our doorstep.
*Temporarily closed for February, 2021. 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.
This state of the art centre houses both the art gallery and museum. With travelling displays and regular changing exhibitions. The Gallery's collection 'The Animal in Art' includes sculptures, illustrations, and other 2 dimensional works in a variety of media. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council.
Neighbouring the Wellington Caves, the garden is an ideal setting for a restful picnic before or after a tour of the caves or a round of golf. Offering a tranquil, retreat ideal for relaxation, a winding stream and reflection pool beneath a shaded pavilion. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council.
Discover what has been drawing visitors, travellers and scientists to Wellington since the 1830's. Unearth the mysteries of the megafauna that once roamed Australia and find out what those miners where up to 100 years ago on the Phosphate and Fossil tour. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council.
Event Cancellations & Postponements
For the latest information and updates on event cancellations and postponements, please see our Events Calendar.
Our primary concern is the health and safety of our community and visitors. Please be vigilant in personal hygiene, social distancing and stay home if you are feeling unwell. Take care of yourselves and our community’s most vulnerable.
For more information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/coronavirus.aspx
If you're a business owner, please visit our business information and resources page for more information on support available to you during this challenging period.