Taronga Western Plains Zoo | New South Wales : Dubbo

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Infant (under 4 yrs)

Tour Information

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Your wild adventure awaits!

9am to 4pm Daily

  • Immerse yourself in an unforgettable and exciting safari experience at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo
  • There's so much to see and do, from animal encounters, virtual keeper talks, kids' activities, must-sees, and more!
  • Learn about the fascinating animals that call Taronga home from expert Keepers with the Keeper Talks
  • Get up close and personal with thrilling Animal experiences during your visit to Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo!

Experience the ultimate zoofari at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo! Whether you walk, drive your own car, or ride around the Zoo's five-kilometre circuit on hired bikes or carts, there's so much 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 and Animal Encounters 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. The Zoo's free access Welcome Plaza includes a shop, playground and cafe overlooking the Savannah Lake and Primate Island, home to Black-handed Spider Monkeys and Ring-tailed Lemurs

Savannah Safari (Add on)

  • Climb aboard our Savannah Safari truck to experience a unique guided tour amongst herds of African animals including Giraffe, Rhinos, Ostrich and antelope.
  • Daily from 10am-12pm
  • Duration: 15 minutes

Billabong Camp (Click Me)

  • Stay overnight at the Zoo! Our quality tent accommodation forms a permanent camping area by a billabong under the stars. Experience up close animals encounters, evening and morning tours. Includes afternoon nibbles, BBQ dinner,supper and breakfast. Both non –alcoholic and alcoholic beverages are available for purchase at the site.
  • Check-in at Billabong camp available from 3.30pm
  • Formal Program/ Activities begins at 5.30pm
  • Program finishes approx 9.00am the following morning
  • * Also includes two day Zoo entry
  • Min 1 pax per tent (single supplement applies) Max 3 adults per tent
  • Children under 5 are not permitted
  • This is a hosted program operated as a group. The itinerary is not able to be amended and all components are presented in English.
  • For the safety, security and the experience for your clients we recommend at minimum a basic level of English.

Zoofari Lodge (Click Me)

Nestled behind the African Savannah at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, Zoofari Lodge comprises of 15 unique African-style
lodges. For the ultimate wild experience stay in one of the Animal View lodges. Recently constructed these safari-style lodges feature
African-inspired decor with a king size bed, double bath and overlook a paddock in which Giraffe, Zebra and Antelope roam. Guests
can sit back and relax on their deck as they watch the sunrise and see the animals meander across the savannah. All accommodation
includes private ensuite, coffee and tea making facilities, mini-bar, fridge and shaded veranda with outdoor furniture.

Tour Inclusions

  • Taronga Western Plains Zoo entry ticket
  • Enjoy all day zoo and show in park

Tour Exclusions

  • Hotel transfer
  • Insurance
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Add-on in-park tour /Animal experiences (Can be pre-booked)
  • Other expenses not mentioned


Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo is located on Obley Road in Dubbo, central west NSW. 


Dubbo is just a one hour flight from Sydney. There are a number of flights to and from Dubbo City Airport every day.


Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo is a five to six hour drive from Sydney, Canberra and Newcastle. Take your time and stop along the way at the region's various wineries, historic villages and attractions.

Free parking at the Zoo is available both at the Savannah Visitor Plaza and in parking bays throughout the Zoo circuit, for those wishing to drive their own car. Dedicated caravan and trailer parking is available inside the entry gates

Public transport

NSW TrainLink offers a range of regular coach and train services from regional NSW to Dubbo. Travel to Dubbo from Lightening Ridge, Bourke, Parkes, Orange and Bathurst.

Tracker Riley Cycleway

From Dubbo, you can access the Zoo by bike or on foot using the Tracker Riley Cycleway.

The cycleway is part of a 13km loop which provides access to the Zoo from either side of the Macquarie River. It commences at the LH Ford Bridge over the Macquarie River and passes through Sir Roden Cutler Park on the way to Taronga Western Plains Zoo. The cycleway continues onto Dundullimal Homestead and crosses the river again, connecting with Macquarie Street.



  • All per person prices quoted are in Australian dollars and valid from 1st April 2024 to 31st March 2025.
  • Once a booking is confirmed, requests for alterations or cancellation will not be granted

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