3 days in Dubbo, Cobar & Broken Hill Itinerary

3 days in Dubbo, Cobar & Broken Hill Itinerary

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3 days in Dubbo, Cobar & Broken Hill Itinerary

Start: North Sydney
Fly:  1​h 45​min
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Dubbo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Cobar
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
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Broken Hill
— Few hours
End: Broken Hill

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Dubbo

Dubbo ©
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dubbo Observatory as well as Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dubbo trip maker tool .

North Sydney to Dubbo is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from North Sydney in August since evenings lows in Dubbo dip to 3°C. You will leave for Cobar on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Dubbo Observatory ©
Dubbo Observatory

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Cobar

Cobar ©
Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines and then get engrossed in the history at Great Cobar Heritage Centre.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cobar trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Dubbo to Cobar takes 3.5 hours. In August in Cobar, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 4°C at night. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Cobar

Museums
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Great Cobar Heritage Centre ©
Great Cobar Heritage Centre

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Broken Hill

Broken Hill
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Broken Hill trip planner .

Drive from Cobar to Broken Hill in 5 hours. Traveling from Cobar in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Broken Hill, with lows of 13°C. You will leave for home on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Tours Parks
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