Dubbo and Taronga Western Plains Zoo


Dubbo is a great place to visit and is known as one of the friendliest destinations in New South Wales.

Are you looking for some adventures? Cycle the 12.5km Tracker Riley Cycleway interspersed between rugged bushland on the banks of the Macquarie River stretching from Dubbo’s CBD to Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Hire a kayak or stand-up paddle board from Adventure Watersports and discover the City’s spectacular river corridor, or explore 10 hectares of undulating land at Dubbo Regional Botanic Gardens and relax with a picnic in one of Australia’s most authentic, traditional Japanese gardens.

Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Experience the ultimate zoofari at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo! Whether you walk, drive or ride around the Zoo’s five kilometre circuit on hired bikes or carts, there’s plenty to see and do.

The Zoo is home to hundreds of rare and endangered animals including giraffes, rhinos, elephants and big cats. Daily keeper activities (included in zoo entry) and special tours deliver magical experiences you will never forget. Tickets are valid for two consecutive days, giving you ample time to experience all that is on offer.