Zoofari Lodge, Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Hotel Class
4 out of 5
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4.8 / 5Exceptional
64 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Taronga Western Plains Zoo
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Dubbo Observatory
    5 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Red Earth Estate
    5 min drive
  • Airport
    Dubbo, NSW (DBO)
    8 min drive

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Book online or call:

1800 809 285
  • Standard Room, Non Smoking, Balcony (Animal view lodge)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Standard Room, Non Smoking, Balcony (Bushland view lodge)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 6
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About this area


Zoofari Lodge, Taronga Western Plains Zoo is located in Dubbo. Dubbo Observatory and Western Plains Cultural Centre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Taronga Western Plains Zoo and Dubbo Showground.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Taronga Western Plains Zoo - 1 min walk
  • Dubbo Observatory - 5 min drive
  • Red Earth Estate - 5 min drive
  • Dundullimal - 5 min drive
  • Western Plains Cultural Centre - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Dubbo Station - 5 min drive
  • Dubbo, NSW (DBO) - 8 min drive

About this property

Zoofari Lodge, Taronga Western Plains Zoo

4-star lodge, walk to Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free lodge has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 12 rooms provide balconies, minibars and separate bathtubs and showers. Coffee/tea makers and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Zoofari Lodge, Taronga Western Plains Zoo offers 12 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary bathrobes and a hairdryer. Rooms open to balconies. Coffee/tea makers and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower.
Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.

Property amenities


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

Free full breakfast available daily
1 restaurant
1 bar

Things to do

Outdoor pool

Family friendly

Outdoor pool

Guest services

Front desk (limited hours)


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Air conditioning


Separate bathtub and shower

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker

Outdoor space




Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 4:30 PM. <br />If you are planning to arrive after 4:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
  • Check-in is located at the Savannah Plaza at the entrance of the zoo. Guests who wish to take part in the first included tour at 3:30 PM should check-in by 3 PM.


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Payment types

American Express

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Property is also known as

  • Zoofari Lodge Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo
  • Zoofari Lodge Taronga Western Plains Zoo
  • Zoofari Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo
  • Zoofari Taronga Western Plains Zoo


5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

Facilities: Modern, Above average; Value: Fair price; Service: Outstanding; Cleanliness: Immaculate, Beautiful;

Pros: Chilling out on the deck having a beer, with giraffes and zebras peacefully grazing nearby. Getting up for the morning tour means an amazing sunrise!

Cons: Distance from Sydney to Dubbo means you either need two nights (one not at Zoofari) to get full value from the 2-days of zoo entry/bike hire

Location: Away from it all, Tranquil

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent


Pros: Location

Cons: Customer service and bit strict

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Staff & service

4/5 Good

Facilities: Modern; Value: Affordable; Service: Courteous; Cleanliness: Pleasant; make sure you visit Old Dubbo Gaol while you are in town

Pros: The Safari cabins are a reasonable price being at the zoo made for a pleasant stay

Cons: Non really

Location: Tranquil

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