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Family adventure time comes naturally here, so keep a camera ready to catch those smiles because an album lasting memories await.

The award-winning Taronga Western Plains Zoo is just the start of your adventures in Dubbo! Enjoy river kayaking, Botanic and Japanese gardens and kilometres of riverside cycleway. Your wallet can take a break while you enjoy a range of manicured parks, riverside BBQs and loads of playgrounds.

You could even introduce the kids to a slice of Australian history stretching back to the days of Aboriginal trackers and European pioneers. A family road trip to Dubbo is full to the brim with activities to keep the kids entertained.

Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre

The DALC is your summer oasis. The 10-lane Olympic pool is heated, and hosts school carnivals, swimming club meets and family get-togethers. Perfect for parties with free BBQ facilities and children’s swimming pool.  
 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4490
Fax:
Address:
Talbragar Street , Dubbo , NSW 2830
Website:
http://westernplains.nsw.gov.au

Attractions and Activities

Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre

Address: Talbragar Street , Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4490
Website: http://westernplains.nsw.gov.au
Phone: (02) 6801 4490

Dubbo RSL Club Resort

Introducing Dubbo RSL Club Resort, a hub for premier entertainment, recreation and hospitality. Our newly renovated Club offers a gym, indoor heated pool, dining options, live shows and entertainment for the whole family.

 
Phone:
(02) 6882 4411
Fax:
Address:
Corner Brisbane and Wingewarra Streets , Dubbo , NSW 2830
rslgm@dubborsl.com.au
Website:
http://www.dubborsl.com.au/

Attractions and Activities

Dubbo RSL Club Resort

Address: Corner Brisbane and Wingewarra Streets, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6882 4411
Website: http://www.dubborsl.com.au/
Phone: (02) 6882 4411

Ignite – Dubbo CBD Activities and Events

The heart of Dubbo’s retail district is exciting and practical. Shop at one of three supermarkets, discover specialty food outlets, big brand stores, fashion boutiques and over 90 specialty stores.
 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4000
Fax:
Address:
, Dubbo , NSW 2830
dubboignite@dubbo.nsw.gov.au
Website:
http://dubboignite.com.au

Attractions and Activities

Ignite – Dubbo CBD Activities and Events

Address: , Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4000
Website: http://dubboignite.com.au
Phone: (02) 6801 4000

Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Adult $47, Child (4-15) $26, Senior/Concession $36 | Family: 2A+2C $131.40, 2A+1C $108, 2A+3C $154.80, 2A+4C $178.20, 1A+2C $89.10, 1A+3C $112.50.                      Early Morning Walk: 6:45am Saturday and Sunday-Adult $15 | Child $7.50 (in addition to admission) Note: Sunday only in February; Wednesday and Fridays in school holidays for eastern states; NSW public holidays excluding Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Open seven days 9am-4pm | Admission is for 2 consecutive days
 
Phone:
(02) 6881 1400
Fax:
Address:
Obley Road , Dubbo , NSW 2830
twpz@zoo.nsw.gov.au
Website:
http://zoofari.com.au

Attractions and Activities

Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Open seven days 9am-4pm | Admission is for 2 consecutive days
Address: Obley Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 1400
Website: http://zoofari.com.au
Phone: (02) 6881 1400

Adventure Watersports

Explore the tranquil Macquarie River at your own pace, hire a canoe or paddleboard or take it up a notch with waterskiing and wakeboarding on Lake Burrendong. All equipment and tuition is supplied.

Bookings essential
 
Phone:
0419 774 906
Fax:
Address:
, Dubbo , NSW 2830
fun@adventurewatersports.co
Website:
http://www.adventurewatersports.co/

Attractions and Activities
Phone: 0419 774 906

Adventure Watersports

Bookings essential

Bike Hire

Dubbo City Holiday Park Bike Hire. 

Available 7 days 9am-4pm
2hrs $10.00 |Per Day $15.00 |Per Family$50.00 (2 Adults, 2 Children) |Extras $10.00 (per baby seat, tag along, kiddie trailer) Helmet included
Contact reception for further details.

 

 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4530
Fax:
Address:
Cnr Whylandra and Alfred streets , Dubbo , NSW 2830
info@dubbocityholidaypark.com.au
Website:
http://www.dubbocityholidaypark.com.au

Hire
Phone: (02) 6801 4530

Bike Hire

Address: Cnr Whylandra and Alfred streets, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4530
Website: http://www.dubbocityholidaypark.com.au

Birdwatching

There are over 270 species of birds recorded within a 50 kilometres of the city of Dubbo. Many of these are woodland birds that can be found in urban backyards, parks, remnant bushland and riverside areas.

Birds in Backyards
 
Phone:
0438 600 837
Fax:
Address:
The Dubbo Field Naturalist & Conservation Society Inc. PO Box 1171 , Dubbo , NSW 2830
contact@dubbofieldnats.org.au
Website:
http://www.dubbofieldnats.org.au

Attractions and Activities
Phone: 0438 600 837

Birdwatching

Address: The Dubbo Field Naturalist & Conservation Society Inc. PO Box 1171, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: 0438 600 837
Website: http://www.dubbofieldnats.org.au

Dubbo City Heritage Walk

Walk in the footsteps of our pioneers. Dubbo has an intriguing past. From bushrangers and underworld figures, to renowned architects and ornate buildings, Dubbo is steeped in history. Proclaimed a village in 1849 and a town by 1872, Dubbo officially became a City in 1966. The Dubbo Heritage Walk begins at the Dubbo Visitor Information Centre on the corner of Macquarie and Erskine streets.

Dubbo Heritage Tour
 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4450
Fax:
6801 4459
Address:
Macquarie St , Dubbo , NSW 2830
tourism@dubbo.nsw.gov.au
Website:

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Dubbo City Heritage Walk

Address: Macquarie St, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website:

Dubbo Royal Flying Doctor Base Visitor Education Centre

See the wonderful work of this Australian aviation icon at the Visitor Education Centre. Read the stories, learn the history, watch the film and browse the shop.

Admission: Adults $4 | Children <15yrs $2 | Tuesday to Saturday 1pm-4pm | NSW School Holidays, Sunday of Long Weekends and Easter 10am-4pm
 
Phone:
(02) 6841 2555
Fax:
Address:
Dubbo City Regional Airport, Cooreena Road, Off Mitchell Highway , Dubbo , NSW 2830
enquiries@rfdsse.org.au
Website:
http://www.flyingdoctor.org.au/about-us/visitor-centres/vc-se/

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6841 2555

Dubbo Royal Flying Doctor Base Visitor Education Centre

Admission: Adults $4 | Children <15yrs $2 | Tuesday to Saturday 1pm-4pm | NSW School Holidays, Sunday of Long Weekends and Easter 10am-4pm
Address: Dubbo City Regional Airport, Cooreena Road, Off Mitchell Highway , Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6841 2555
Website: http://www.flyingdoctor.org.au/about-us/visitor-centres/vc-se/

Dubbo Sportsworld

Dubbo Sportsworld is a large multipurpose sports facility catering for a host of indoor sports including netball, cricket, soccer, basketball, floorball and the ideal party activities laser skirmish, bubble soccer and indoor sports.

Open Monday - Friday: 9am to 10pm | Saturday - Sunday: 9am - 5pm

Inflatable World Open: Monday - Sunday (School Holidays) | Open: Saturday - Sunday (School Term)
 
Phone:
(02) 6884 0123
Fax:
Address:
163 Sheraton Street , Dubbo , NSW 2830
greg@dubboindoorsports.com
Website:
http://www.dubbosportsworld.com.au/

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6884 0123

Dubbo Sportsworld

Inflatable World Open: Monday - Sunday (School Holidays) | Open: Saturday - Sunday (School Term)
Address: 163 Sheraton Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6884 0123
Website: http://www.dubbosportsworld.com.au/

Dubbo Tenpin Bowl

Dubbo's family entertainment centre, 18 lanes, auto scoring & bumpers, pool and air hockey tables, video games and prize machines, air conditioned comfort, glow bowling on every weekend and during all school holidays.

Open 7 days | OPEN: Mon-Thur 9am-10pm | Fri-Sat 9am-11pm | Sun 9am-6pm | Public hols 11am-9pm | Closed 24&25 December. Hassle free parties
 
Phone:
(02) 6881 8222
Fax:
02 6884 3491
Address:
76 Windsor Parade , Dubbo , NSW 2830
strikingfun@exemail.com.au
Website:

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6881 8222

Dubbo Tenpin Bowl

Open 7 days | OPEN: Mon-Thur 9am-10pm | Fri-Sat 9am-11pm | Sun 9am-6pm | Public hols 11am-9pm | Closed 24&25 December. Hassle free parties
Address: 76 Windsor Parade, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 8222
Website:

Dubbo Town & Country Tours

Discover hidden places and connect with the stories and characters that created our heritage. Relax and enjoy while we do the organizing and driving. Personalized tours, unique experiences, plus watch out for Dusty Bob's Historical Walking Tour!

Visit website for tour times and prices
 
Phone:
0415 396 696
Fax:
Address:
, Dubbo , NSW 2830
info@dubbotowncountrytours.com.au
Website:
http://www.dubbotowncountrytours.com.au

Tours
Phone: 0415 396 696

Dubbo Town & Country Tours

Visit website for tour times and prices

Dubbo Visitors Information Centre

Everything you need to know while you are in our smiling city is under the one roof. Looking for local products and produce, Dubbo branded merchandise, clean public amenities, parking for your caravan or bus, coffee or a snack and to find out what's on in Dubbo, the friendly team at the Dubbo Visitors Information Centre is always happy to point you in the right direction.

Open 7 days 9am to 5pm | Open everyday except Christmas Day
 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4450
Fax:
02 6801 4459
Address:
Cnr Newell Hwy & Macquarie Street , Dubbo , NSW 2830
tourism@dubbo.nsw.gov.au
Website:
http://www.dubbo.com.au

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Dubbo Visitors Information Centre

Open 7 days 9am to 5pm | Open everyday except Christmas Day
Address: Cnr Newell Hwy & Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website: http://www.dubbo.com.au

Dundullimal Homestead (National Trust)

Discover Dubbo's pioneer history at this 1840s homestead. Enjoy picturesque gardens, café/art gallery, experience a guided tour - bookings essential. 1.5km past the Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

Dundullimal Homestead CLOSED for renovations and will be reopening Tuesday 4th October 2016

Open Tuesday - Saturday: 11am to 3pm | Adult $9.50 | Senior/Concession $7.50 | Child $6.50 | Family 2A2C $25 | Free entry to cafe | National Trust members Free
 
Phone:
(02) 6884 9984
Fax:
(02) 6882 0346
Address:
'Dundullimal' 23L Obley Road , Dubbo , NSW 2830
info@nationaltrust.com.au
Website:
https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/places/dundullimal-homestead/

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6884 9984

Dundullimal Homestead (National Trust)

Open Tuesday - Saturday: 11am to 3pm | Adult $9.50 | Senior/Concession $7.50 | Child $6.50 | Family 2A2C $25 | Free entry to cafe | National Trust members Free
Address: 'Dundullimal' 23L Obley Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6884 9984
Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/places/dundullimal-homestead/

Elston Park (Water Park)

Water park designed for little hands and feet. Adjacent to playground. Expansive lawn area, shelters, free gas BBQ's, playground and toilets.                                       

The water fountain is open 8am -8pm

Free admission
 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4450
Fax:
Address:
Elston Park, Corner Gipps and Cobra Streets , Dubbo , NSW 2830
dcc@dubbo.nsw.gov.au
Website:
http://dubbo.com.au

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Elston Park (Water Park)

Free admission
Address: Elston Park, Corner Gipps and Cobra Streets, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website: http://dubbo.com.au

Flip Out

Flip Out Trampoline Arena is Australia’s first & largest trampoline playground. We have trampoline sports, games, special events and birthday parties.

Open Sunday - Thursday: 10am - 7pm | Friday & Saturday: 10am - 9pm

$14 per hour | $20 for 2 hours | $10 half hour | $40 Family pass (2 Adults 2 Children)
 
Phone:
(02) 6881 6606
Fax:
Address:
18-20 Mountbatten Drive , Dubbo , NSW 2830
dubbo@flipout.net.au
Website:
http://flipout.net.au/flip-out-indoor-trampoline-arena-dubbo/

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6881 6606

Flip Out

$14 per hour | $20 for 2 hours | $10 half hour | $40 Family pass (2 Adults 2 Children)
Address: 18-20 Mountbatten Drive, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 6606
Website: http://flipout.net.au/flip-out-indoor-trampoline-arena-dubbo/

Kidzoo Playhouse Cafe

In the heat of summer or in the cold of winter, our fully netted indoor playground will entertain the kids for hours. Full cafe menu available. Day and night parties available.

Open 7 days 10am - 5:30pm | Child 1-3yrs: $8 | Over 4yrs: $10 | Child U1yr and Adults: Free
 
Phone:
(02) 6885 5522
Fax:
Address:
1/195 Cobra Street , Dubbo , NSW 2830
Website:
http://www.fb.com/kidzooplayhousecafe

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6885 5522

Kidzoo Playhouse Cafe

Open 7 days 10am - 5:30pm | Child 1-3yrs: $8 | Over 4yrs: $10 | Child U1yr and Adults: Free
Address: 1/195 Cobra Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6885 5522
Website: http://www.fb.com/kidzooplayhousecafe

Livvi's Place Playground

Play side by side in an award winning playground that caters for all ages and abilities. This playground is fully fenced and includes interactive designed equipment, shade, drinking water and access to toilets.  Free Admission.
 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4000
Fax:
Address:
Victoria Park, Talbragar Street , Dubbo , NSW 2830
dcc@dubbo.nsw.gov.au
Website:

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4000

Livvi's Place Playground

Address: Victoria Park, Talbragar Street, Dubbo , NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4000
Website:

Macquarie Conservatorium of Music

Macquarie Conservatorium presents a range of public concerts, workshops and master classes with visiting artists, conservatorium staff and students. The annual concert series features high quality musicians performing classical, jazz and world music.

 
Phone:
(02) 6884 6686
Fax:
Address:
Cnr Darling and Bultje Streets , Dubbo , NSW 2830
info@macqcon.org.au
Website:
http://www.macqcon.org.au

Art & Culture
Phone: (02) 6884 6686

Macquarie Conservatorium of Music

Address: Cnr Darling and Bultje Streets, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6884 6686
Website: http://www.macqcon.org.au

Macquarie Valley Trails

Discover your new surrounds with Macquarie Valley Trails, a unique and relaxing way to explore local heritage, nature, produce, art and much more. Download the app or visit the website to get your free guide.

You need to supply your own canoe
 
Phone:
1800 748 379
Fax:
Address:
Heart of NSW, Lake Burrendong to Macquarie Marshes , , 0
Website:
http://www.rivertrails.com.au

Attractions and Activities
Phone: 1800 748 379

Macquarie Valley Trails

You need to supply your own canoe
Address: Heart of NSW, Lake Burrendong to Macquarie Marshes, , 0
Phone: 1800 748 379
Website: http://www.rivertrails.com.au

Savannah Visitor Plaza and Free Access Area

The Savannah Visitor Plaza and free access area offers a great place to relax with a meal or coffee at Bahkita's Cafe whilst overlooking the primate islands or let the kids run wild in the safari park playground.

Open 7 days 9am-4pm
 
Phone:
(02) 6881 1400
Fax:
Address:
Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Obley Road , Dubbo , NSW 2830
wpz@zoo.nsw.gov.au
Website:
http://zoofari.com.au/

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6881 1400

Savannah Visitor Plaza and Free Access Area

Open 7 days 9am-4pm
Address: Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Obley Road , Dubbo , NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 1400
Website: http://zoofari.com.au/

Tracker Riley Cycleway and Bike Hire

A 12.5km Tracker Riley Cycleway circuit extending between the CBD and Dundullimal Homestead via the Taronga Western Plains Zoo along the Macquarie River foreshore. Call the Dubbo Visitor Information Centre for bike hire options and cycleways map.  

Free admission
 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4450
Fax:
02 6801 4259
Address:
Dubbo City Council , Dubbo , NSW 2830
tourism@dubbo.nsw.gov.au
Website:
http://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au/

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Tracker Riley Cycleway and Bike Hire

Free admission
Address: Dubbo City Council, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website: http://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au/

Trike Adventures

Experience the picturesque Macquarie River, vibrant streetscapes and learn of Dubbo's rich history riding the multi-award winning Trike Adventures. We offer our famous Outback Pub Tours, Red Earth Winery Tours, Sunset Tour and Deluxe Zoo Tours.

Half hour tour: $50 per person | One hour tour: $80 per person | Night and day tours 7 days | Picnics a speciality
 
Phone:
1300 874 537
Fax:
6884 7295
Address:
, Dubbo , NSW 2830
peter@trikeadventures.com.au
Website:
http://www.trikeadventures.com.au

Attractions and Activities
Phone: 1300 874 537

Trike Adventures

Half hour tour: $50 per person | One hour tour: $80 per person | Night and day tours 7 days | Picnics a speciality

Western Plains Riding Centre

Western Plains Riding Centre provides horse riding activities for the whole family. Enjoy one or two hour rides. All sessions are fully supervised by an accredited coach and trained staff.

Open 7 days Bookings essential | Lesson 1/2hr $30 | 1 hr trail ride $30 | 2hr $60 | 1/2 day camp $60
 
Phone:
0418 220 434
Fax:
Address:
8R Merrilea Road , Dubbo , NSW 2830
ewardwprc@gmail.com
Website:
http://westernplainsridingcentre.com.au

Attractions and Activities
Phone: 0418 220 434

Western Plains Riding Centre

Open 7 days Bookings essential | Lesson 1/2hr $30 | 1 hr trail ride $30 | 2hr $60 | 1/2 day camp $60
Address: 8R Merrilea Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: 0418 220 434
Website: http://westernplainsridingcentre.com.au


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