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Taronga Western Plains Zoo

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Obley Rd, Dubbo, New South Wales NSW 2830, Australia
02 6881 1400
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Great Family Fun!

We love visiting Dubbo zoo! This was our second visit this year, first was in January, second was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michelle_Photog
beautiful day out

the cafe is really convenient for when you've been walking around or day, or just want to have a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
cheyenne L
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Dubbo, Australia
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“keeper talks” (89 reviews)
“golf buggy” (62 reviews)
“hired bikes” (75 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Obley Rd, Dubbo, New South Wales NSW 2830, Australia
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02 6881 1400
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We love visiting Dubbo zoo! This was our second visit this year, first was in January, second was October school holidays. We bring our own bikes and enjoy riding around the zoo at our own pace. This time we drove our car into the zoo...More

Thank Michelle_Photog
Reviewed 2 days ago

the cafe is really convenient for when you've been walking around or day, or just want to have a nice lunch and look at the monkeys. (chicken burger is one of the best in town) It's also good to bring a picnic, or have a...More

Thank cheyenne L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely zoo. Nice to have the ability to drive around due to the heat. Great enclosures - only problem was that the keeper talks were all on at the same time so had to pick carefully which one you wanted to hear. Great place for...More

Thank wendyk65
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed at the Zoofari lodge for 1 night and had a fantastic view of the Savannah and 2 day zoo access included. The lodge was amazing although 1 night was not enough to fully enjoy it. The zoo was terrific and lucky enough to see...More

Thank Wheretonext_80
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the zoo, all the animals seem well cared for. Make sure you get there early and get tickets to feed the giraffe at only $7 they were a bargain and well worth it! Higher a buggey if you aren’t fit, it’s a long...More

Thank Trippin_bout
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took our car and stopped regularly to see the exhibits and the ranger talks and feeding. The meerkats, rhino, tiger and lions were interesting and informative. Park is well laid out. You pay a basic entrance fee and then to do anything extra is...More

Thank Trishb2302
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic 2 half days visiting the zoo, I highly recommend seeing it over 2 days especially with kids as it's a massive place as exhibits are spread out. You can drive around the zoo in your own car and hop in and out at any...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our 3rd visit to the zoo ... first time travelled by car as our youngest was too little for golf buggy. 2nd time was via our own bikes, even though we had a great day it was over 40 degrees so headed back...More

Thank mrschucka
Reviewed 1 week ago

loads of fun and adventures on our full day out at the zoo in Dubbo. Not too hot on the Sept/Oct school holidays and the crowds were not too bad although we got here about 9.30 and the car park was almost full and there...More

Thank belinda s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked online to get the discount as per advice from our caravan park manager, that process was easy enough but that's where it ended! We arrived 15 mins before opening, joining at least 20 other queued vehicles spilling onto road. Then only some cars...More

Thank RoseKJ
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midhka25
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4 July 2017|
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Response from srivastavaz | Reviewed this property |
Its $10 and the zoofari tours are for specific locations n not whole zoo. Its definitely enjoyable n you can have closer looks at many animals like ostriches giraffes kangaroos stags and many more. Personally I enjoyed it... More
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cleo064
10 July 2016|
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Response from LDalponte | Reviewed this property |
There is no pre-booking for the carts and the go very fast so the only option is to queue before opening at 9:00am. I arrived 9:30 and it was already a signage saying "next cart available 12:00" of course this happened on a... More
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