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    Zoofari Lodge

    Obley Road | Taronga Western Plain Zoo, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview
    • Excellent76%
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    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “wine tasting” (50 reviews)
    “animal view” (31 reviews)
    “morning tour” (45 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Wheelchair Access
    Free Wifi
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This was to be the highlight of our holiday, and it exceeded our expectations. For our family of 4, it was a 1 day/1 night full of unique experiences. Commencing with an afternoon backlot tour of some of the wonderful zoo wildlife, evening of wine...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The highlight of zoofari was the tours, followed by the food and the view. We got to learn a lot more and get closer to the animals than the average visitor would, seeing the animals morning routines. I think some semi-nocturnal animals are more active...More

    Thank tropicalpenguin
    Response from TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Zoofari. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience, especially the tours and food. We hope it was a special experience for your, we appreciate your suggestions and hope to see you again...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    After a week long road trip across NSW, this was the best way to spend the final night. Zoofari Lodge tents are really very good quality and the included buffet dinner and breakfast are surprisingly good. In addition, the wine tasting then wine list (and...More

    Thank MattyCSydney
    Response from TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Zoofari. We are delighted that you finished your road trip at Zoofari and had a memorable experience visiting the animals behind the scenes. We hope to see you again in the future.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Great experience for the whole family. The dinner was unexpectedly good quality. Breakfast was good too. Stay in the animal view lodges! Service is wonderful apart from grumpy lady at reception. 😀we loved feeding giraffes, watching elephants being washed... the people who work here really...More

    Thank Anita M
    Response from TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello, thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Zoofari. We are pleased that you enjoyed the food and close encounters with the animals. We hope to see you again in the future.

    Reviewed 11 September 2017

    My partner and i went and stayed at the lodge for a night and visited the zoo during the day before checking in, once in. All private tours whilst in the lodge are in the top. Everyone sees the animals during the day but at...More

    Thank lianaenoka
    Response from TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Zoofari. We are delighted that you enjoyed the behind the scenes tours and the luxurious accommodation with animal views. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future.

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    kavith
    17 June 2017|
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    Response from Angela C | Reviewed this property |
    We visited in February and it was 40 degrees. It did not detract from our experience one little bit. We spent the day cycling around the zoo and after 2pm check-in enjoyed a refreshing dip in the pool. There was little to no... More
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    1 April 2017|
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    Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
    Both tours are included, as well as breafast and dinner
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    28 November 2016|
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    Response from RossHJames | Reviewed this property |
    It's expensive, but consider that the cost includes accommodation (excellent), two days zoo entry, two meals, tours, bike hire. Add to that the unique experience of sitting on your own deck watching the animals (although... More
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    "Best Views are at the Zoofari Lodge,"
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    "Any of the savanna rooms"
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    "I would think that all the rooms had an equal view of the animals."
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    "Go with the animal view lodges if only 2 of you - king side bed and big double bath"
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