Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo

4.4
Come to Taronga Western Plains Zoo to see the large wildlife that need more space than the Sydney site provides. Located near the town of Dubbo, you can see African lions, tigers, elephants, rhinoceros, and many more species at this branch of the Taronga Zoo. Join an early-morning walk to see animals as they awaken and get up close with native wildlife on the Aussie Walkthrough tour. As the zoo works to support wildlife habitats around the world, your patronage supports its conservation efforts. To visit Taronga Western Plains Zoo on your trip to Dubbo, use our Dubbo trip itinerary builder .
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  • Having won zoo tickets we decided a quick adventure to Dubbo was on the cards - the zoo didn’t disappoint - the only suggestion and hit is regarding bikes we got there early but the system is quiet an...  more »
  • a very well planned out zoo. we started at nine in the morning and drove around the zoo until three in the afternoon, at which time the kids were done. It is a really big place so walking will be real...  more »
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  • I decided this photo best showcased what Taronga Western Plains zoo is like. It's a zoo that is accessible. You feel so much like you can get as close as is possible to the animals in a safe manner (for yourself and for the animals). All animals are penned in a similar fashion in which you can see them clearly without wires or fences as an obstruction, they are given opportunity to hide if they so choose and even the animals in the petting parts of the zoo are offered that same relief if they feel the humans are just a bit too much for the time being... We considered this well thought out, well laid out and a great balance...
  • By far the best Zoo in New South Wales. Pretty open, big and nice clean environment. Great for both kids and adults. I've visited many major zoos in NSW..but this one beats them all. The ticket pricing is also very affordable considering how much smaller zoos/parks charge.

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