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From an acclaimed zoo to exciting vineyards and a world-class observatory. Dubbo is the perfect place to regain a little perspective on life’s most important things.

Take a trip back in time and explore Dubbo’s 19th-century treasures and age-old Aboriginal artefacts. Paddle down the Macquarie River and watch the eucalyptus bushland roll by. Kit up, it’s safari time! Spot native wildlife amid the treetops or check out the zoo to see creatures from around the globe. Enjoy regional fare in Dubbo’s restaurants; from paddock to plate, Dubbo’s dining scene likes to keep things local.

Top hotels in Dubbo

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Cattleman's Country Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments
Cattleman's Country Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments
4.5 out of 5
8 Whylandra St, Dubbo, NSW
The price is AU$126 per night

Situated near the boardwalk, this motel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Old Dubbo Gaol and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Macquarie Regional Library ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Centrally located to everything. Some shops and restaurants across the road which was convenient."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jun. 2020

Cattleman's Country Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments
Discovery Parks - Dubbo
Discovery Parks - Dubbo
3.5 out of 5
Cnr. Minore Road & Newell Highway, Dubbo, NSW
The price is AU$118 per night

This family-friendly Dubbo holiday park is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Old Dubbo Gaol and Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Dubbo Showground and ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (533 reviews)

"Not far from the local club and shopping. Very well maintained self contained units."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Discovery Parks - Dubbo
Abel Tasman Motor Inn
Abel Tasman Motor Inn
4 out of 5
135 Whylandra St, Dubbo, NSW
The price is AU$145 per night

Situated in Dubbo, this motel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo Visitors Information Centre and Macquarie Regional Library. Old Dubbo ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (377 reviews)

"Courteous reception.Quiet,clean and well appointed room"…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar. 2020

Abel Tasman Motor Inn

Top activities in Dubbo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo - Dubbo
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo - Dubbo

Per adult
90% of travellers recommend

Reviews of Dubbo


Top Destination

5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent 27.839643652561247%
4 - Good
4 - Good 58.351893095768375%
3 - Okay
3 - Okay 12.806236080178174%
2 - Disappointing
2 - Disappointing 0.6681514476614699%
1 - Terrible
1 - Terrible 0.33407572383073497%

1/5 - Terrible


4 Jun. 2020

There are a lot off shady people walking around the streets and shops I didn’t feel very safe at all

5/5 - Excellent


24 May 2020

Love visiting Dubbo, has all that I need

5/5 - Excellent


13 Mar. 2020

The restaurant made one

4/5 - Good


8 Mar. 2020

Great to get out of Sydney. Area was really nice

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

9 Feb. 2020

Nice place

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

6 Feb. 2020

Quite an interesting country town with a great feel about it.I attended little athletics for my daughter at Barden park. We had a great meal at the RSL and chatted with some friendly locals. Dubbo is much bigger than I expected.