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There's something about our wide-open spaces and larger-than-life attractions that creates holiday magic for Aussie kids.

Dubbo is a firm favourite for families. Every year thousands of families travel to Dubbo to relax, re-energise and reconnect. It only takes a moment to feel at home but a lifetime to explore, so don't waste a minute.

This is an adventure into the real Australia without the manufactured thrills that quickly wear out your patience and your wallet. So experience life on a large canvas and you'll soon discover why so many families make a regular holiday pilgrimage to Dubbo.

Aladdin's Cave Bottlehouse

Antiques and collectables. Fantasy gardens, unique bottlehouse, WA flowering eucalypts. Only 5 minutes from Dubbo.

Adult $6 | Children $3 | Under 6 Free.

Closed from 30th May - 23rd June 2014

Please Phone For Opening Hours
 
Phone:
(02) 6887 2732
Fax:
Address:
36R Dunedoo Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
jjbn36@bigpond.com
Website:

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6887 2732

Aladdin's Cave Bottlehouse

Please Phone For Opening Hours
Address: 36R Dunedoo Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6887 2732
Website:

Biodiversity Garden

Discover what Dubbo was before European settlement. Native grasslands flow into a grassy box woodland and to a wetland, with a range of different food and habitats for native birds and animals. Open Monday - Friday: 9am to 4pm | Saturday & Sunday: 9.30 to 4.30pm

Open 7 days with free admission.
 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4000
Fax:
(02) 6801 4259
Address:
Elizabeth Park, Coronation Drive, Dubbo, NSW 2830
dcc@dubbo.nsw.gov.au
Website:
http://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4000

Biodiversity Garden

Open 7 days with free admission.
Address: Elizabeth Park, Coronation Drive, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4000
Website: http://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au

Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre

Casual Visit: Adult $4.10 | Children $2.20 | Family $15.00 (Need medicare card as ID) 6am to 8am: Adults $2.80 | Children $2.20.

Open times: (Weather Permitting)

13 Sept 2014 to 24 Oct 2014
Monday to Saturday: 6am - 6pm
Sunday and Public Holidays: 10.30am - 6pm

25 Oct 2014 to 3 April 2015
Monday to Saturday: 6am - 9pm
Sunday and Public Holidays: 10.30am - 9pm 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4490
Fax:
Address:
Victoria Park, Talbragar Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
pool@tpg.com.au
Website:
http://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au/RecreationandCulture/index.html

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4490

Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre

Address: Victoria Park, Talbragar Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4490
Website: http://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au/RecreationandCulture/index.html

Dubbo Art and Craft Society Inc.

On offer at the Cobra Street Cottage are works of art together with a selection of patchwork, porcelain painting, silvercraft, spinning and weaving and wood-turning by local artists. Open 7 days 10am - 4 pm.

Free admission
 
Phone:
(02) 6881 6410
Fax:
Address:
137 Cobra Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
lornabri.1@bigpond.com
Website:

Art & Culture
Phone: (02) 6881 6410

Dubbo Art and Craft Society Inc.

Free admission
Address: 137 Cobra Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 6410
Website:

Dubbo Observatory

Come and discover our universe at night!
Adult $20| Family four $50| extra child $10| Senior/concession $14 |School group $9 | Tour group $13

Astro Mini Golf Plus 10am-3.00pm , Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
School Holidays open 7 days
Adult $7 | Child $5 | Family $20 | Senior/con $6

Open 7 nights, please phone to make your booking.
 
Phone:
(02) 6885 3022
Fax:
Address:
17L Camp Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
enquiries@dubboobservatory.com.au
Website:

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6885 3022

Dubbo Observatory

Open 7 nights, please phone to make your booking.
Address: 17L Camp Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6885 3022
Website:

Dubbo Visitors Information Centre

Open 9am to 5pm. Get personal advice on your travel options and plans in Dubbo. Browse the shelves for local produce and souvenirs. Clean toilets are available for use during opening hours.

Open everyday except Christmas Day
 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4450
Fax:
02 6801 4459
Address:
Cnr A39 (Newell Hwy) & Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
tourism@dubbo.nsw.gov.au
Website:

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Dubbo Visitors Information Centre

Open everyday except Christmas Day
Address: Cnr A39 (Newell Hwy) & Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website:

Dundullimal Homestead

Australia's Oldest Timberslab Homestead. Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 - 3pm. Image Courtesy of Mark James Photography
Special Dundullimal tasting platters, local produce on the menu.  Entry free to cafe & exhibitions by local artists.

Adult $8.00 | Child $4.00 | Family of four $20 | Senior/Concession $6.50 | National Trust members free | Group Bookings Open 7 days by appointment
 
Phone:
(02) 6884 9984
Fax:
02 6882 0346
Address:
'Dundullimal' 23L Obley Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
dundullimal@nationaltrust.com.au
Website:
http://www.nationaltrust.com.au

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6884 9984

Dundullimal Homestead

Adult $8.00 | Child $4.00 | Family of four $20 | Senior/Concession $6.50 | National Trust members free | Group Bookings Open 7 days by appointment
Address: 'Dundullimal' 23L Obley Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6884 9984
Website: http://www.nationaltrust.com.au

Old Dubbo Gaol

Wandering around this unique collection of 19th century buildings and artefacts, learning the stories of prison life, and spending a moment in the pitch black of the solitary confinement cell, will be certain to send a chill up your spine. 
Catch the theatrical performances or tours and experience life behind the gaol walls with our many different characters, or experience the eeriness of visiting after hours and joining in either the family friendly Twilight Tour or spooky Adult's only Beyond the Grave!
Head to the gaol's website for more information!

Twilight & Beyond the Grave Night Tours run during School Holidays or for group bookings of 10 or more.  Bookings essential.

Adult $15 | Child (4-15) $5 | Senior/Con $12 | Family 2 A & 2C $36 | Ext child $4 | Open Every Day 9am to 4pm (Closed Christmas Day)
 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4460
Fax:
02 6801 4469
Address:
90 Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
odg@dubbo.nsw.gov.au
Website:
http://www.olddubbogaol.com.au

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4460

Old Dubbo Gaol

Adult $15 | Child (4-15) $5 | Senior/Con $12 | Family 2 A & 2C $36 | Ext child $4 | Open Every Day 9am to 4pm (Closed Christmas Day)
Address: 90 Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4460
Website: http://www.olddubbogaol.com.au

Red Earth Estate

Red Earth Estate Cellar Door offers a selection of wines, made on site with fruit from our vineyard, including award winning dry and sweet white and red wines.  Enjoy a wine tasting and cheese platter in a relaxed, friendly environment.  Now including Dubbo Brewery - boutique beer.      

Open 6 days 11am - 5pm (closed Wednesdays)
 
Phone:
(02) 6885 6676
Fax:
02 6882 8297
Address:
18L Camp Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
mail@redearthestate.com.au
Website:
http://www.redearthestate.com.au

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6885 6676

Red Earth Estate

Open 6 days 11am - 5pm (closed Wednesdays)
Address: 18L Camp Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6885 6676
Website: http://www.redearthestate.com.au

Royal Flying Doctor Base Education Centre

Learn about the history, development and operations of the Dubbo Flying Doctor Base.
Open Tuesday to Saturday: 1pm-4pm or groups by appointment
Pre booked tours welcome

NSW School Holidays: Tuesday to Saturday: 10am-4pm
Open Sundays: Long Weekends and Easter: 10am-4pm                         

Admission: Adults $3 | Children <15yrs $1
 
Phone:
0407 444 690
Fax:
Address:
Dubbo City Airport, Cooreena Road, Off Mitchell Highway , Dubbo, NSW 2830
support@flyingdoctorsdubbo.org.au
Website:
http://www.flyingdoctor.org.au/about-us/visitor-centres/vc-se/

Attractions and Activities
Phone: 0407 444 690

Royal Flying Doctor Base Education Centre

Admission: Adults $3 | Children <15yrs $1
Address: Dubbo City Airport, Cooreena Road, Off Mitchell Highway , Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: 0407 444 690
Website: http://www.flyingdoctor.org.au/about-us/visitor-centres/vc-se/

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://www.taronga.org.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://www.taronga.org.au

Shoyoen Sister City Garden

Authentic Japanese horticulture and architecture gifted to the City by our sister city in Japan - Minokamo.
Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm | Saturday and Sunday 9.30am - 4.30pm

Open 7 Days | Free admission
 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4000, (02) 6801 4720
Fax:
(02) 6801 4259
Address:
Elizabeth Park, Coronation Drive, Dubbo, NSW 2830
dcc@dubbo.nsw.gov.au
Website:
http://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4000, (02) 6801 4720

Shoyoen Sister City Garden

Open 7 Days | Free admission
Address: Elizabeth Park, Coronation Drive, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4000, (02) 6801 4720
Website: http://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au

Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Adult $47 | Concession $33.50 | Child (4-15) 24.00 | Family 2 A & 2 C $127.80
Early Morning Walk: 6.45am Saturday and Sunday - $15 adult/$7.50 children*.
Every Wednesday and Friday school holidays for Eastern states, and NSW public holidays excluding Christmas Day and New Year Day. Sundays only in November and February.

KEY * - prices in addition to admission Bike hire is available 
Keeper activities time 

Open 7 Days: 9am-4pm | Admission for 2 consecutive days
 
Phone:
(02) 6881 1400
Fax:
02 6884 1722
Address:
Obley Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
wpz@zoo.nsw.gov.au
Website:
http://www.taronga.org.au/taronga-western-plains-zoo

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6881 1400

Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Open 7 Days: 9am-4pm | Admission for 2 consecutive days
Address: Obley Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 1400
Website: http://www.taronga.org.au/taronga-western-plains-zoo

Terramungamine - Rock Grooves

Terramungamine is an Aboriginal reserve located on the Macquarie river. Be amazed by the 150 rock grooves created by the Tubbagah People.

Open 7 days | Free Admission
 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4450
Fax:
(02) 6801 4259
Address:
Burraway Rd via Brocklehurst (Newell Highway), Dubbo, NSW 2830
dcc@dubbo.nsw.gov.au
Website:

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Terramungamine - Rock Grooves

Open 7 days | Free Admission
Address: Burraway Rd via Brocklehurst (Newell Highway), Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website:

Tombstone Estate Vineyard

Come relax and enjoy tasting their premium hand picked and traditionally grown wine. Open Saturday - Wednesday 10am – 5pm | Thursday- Friday by appointment | Open every day in School holidays - 10am-5pm

Closed from 30th October and reopen 11 November 2014

Free Admission
 
Phone:
(02) 6882 6624
Fax:
Address:
5R Basalt Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
tombstonewinery@bigpond.com
Website:

Food and Wine
Phone: (02) 6882 6624

Tombstone Estate Vineyard

Free Admission
Address: 5R Basalt Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6882 6624
Website:

Traintasia

An exciting interactive display for all the family, featuring fairground, skyway and ski lifts plus fire fighting emergency.
Open Monday to Friday  10am-4pm. | Saturdays 10am-2pm. | Sundays Closed |  School holidays open 7 days 10am-4pm. Public Hoidays and Long Weekends open 10am-3pm

5 years and over $7 | Family four $24 | Extra children $6
 
Phone:
(02) 6884 9944
Fax:
Address:
13L Yarrandale Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
display@traintasia.com.au
Website:

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6884 9944

Traintasia

5 years and over $7 | Family four $24 | Extra children $6
Address: 13L Yarrandale Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6884 9944
Website:

Western Plains Cultural Centre

The WPCC incorporates Dubbo Regional Gallery - The Armati Bequest, Dubbo Regional Museum and the Community Arts Centre.  The $8.2 million Centre aims to provide a broad range of experiences in the visual arts, heritage and social history.
Free Admission. Workshops for groups and schools

Open 6 days Wednesday to Monday 10am - 4pm | Friday 10am - 8pm | Closed Tuesday
 
Phone:
(02) 6801 4444
Fax:
02 6801 4449
Address:
76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
info@wpccdubbo.org.au
Website:
http://www.wpccdubbo.org.au.

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4444

Western Plains Cultural Centre

Open 6 days Wednesday to Monday 10am - 4pm | Friday 10am - 8pm | Closed Tuesday
Address: 76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4444
Website: http://www.wpccdubbo.org.au.


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