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.

Attractions and Activities

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.

Open 9 September 2017 - 29 October 2017 | Early Entry 6am - 8am | Mon - Sat 5:30am - 6:30pm | Sunday & Public Holiday 10am - 6:30pm30
30 October 2017 - 1 April 2018 | Mon - Sat 5:30am - 8:30pm | Sunday & Public Holiday 10am - 8:30pm
Adult $4.40 | Early Entry Adult $3.10 | Child $3.10 | Family $16 | Spectator $3 (Medicare card required as ID)

Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre re-opening in September 2017.

Phone: (02) 6801 4490
Attractions and Activities

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.

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

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

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) 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
Address: Obley Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 1400
Website: http://zoofari.com.au
Phone: (02) 6881 1400
Attractions and Activities
Phone: 0419 774 906

Adventure Watersports

Kayak and Stand up Paddleboard hire available all year round. Daylight hours only. All equipment and tuition is supplied. Bookings essential.

Bookings essential | from $20 per hour
Address: Ollie Robins Oval, Bligh Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: 0419 774 906
Website: http://www.adventurewatersports.co/
Hire
Phone: (02) 6801 4590

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 more information.
Address: Cnr Whylandra and Alfred streets, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4590
Website: http://www.dubbocityholidaypark.com.au/facilities
Attractions and Activities
Phone: 0438 600 837

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
Address: The Dubbo Field Naturalist & Conservation Society Inc. PO Box 1171, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: 0438 600 837
Website: http://www.dubbofieldnats.org.au
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Dubbo CBD Heritage Trails - Crime & Justice Trail

Did you know that Dubbo was amongst the first places in Australia to use fingerprints to catch crooks? Or that Australia’s worst serial killer once roamed its streets? That the underworld queen Kate Leigh was Dubbo born and bred? Or that the bushranger John Dunn was caught while trying to break in to Dubbo Gaol? Discover these and other fascinating stories as you explore the murky underbelly of Dubbo’s past. Pick up a map from the Dubbo Visitor Information Centre.

Dubbo CBD Heritage Trail - Crime & Justice Trail

Address: Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website:
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Dubbo CBD Heritage Trails - Society & Culture Trail

Did you know that if it weren’t for a wealthy businessman and his complicated love life Dubbo might not have gotten its first hospital? Did you know that the flood in 1955 left 4,000 people homeless and that emergency supplies had to be parachuted in by the air force? Learn how a village overcame its many obstacles to become a city as you retrace important moments of Dubbo’s past. Pick up a map from the Dubbo Visitor Information Centre.

Dubbo CBD Heritage Trails - Society & Culture Trail

Address: Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website:
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

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
Address: Macquarie Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website:
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4378

Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre

This state-of-the art venue is the ideal setting for a range of events and performances. Housing a 500 seat tiered theatre and 750 seat auditorium, enjoy local performances and some of the best national touring shows.

Box Office open 9.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday or book online
Address: 155 Darling Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4378
Website: http://www.drtcc.com.au/
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6841 2555

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 under 15yrs $2 | Tuesday to Saturday 1pm - 4pm | Closed Public Holidays
Address: Dubbo City Regional Airport, Cooreena Road, Off Mitchell Highway , Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6841 2555
Website: https://www.flyingdoctor.org.au/
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6884 0123

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 10am - 4pm (School Holidays) | Open: Saturday - Sunday 10am - 4pm (School Term) | Adult $15 (Playing) | Child $15 (5yrs over) | Child $8 (4yrs under) | Spectators free
Address: 163 Sheraton Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6884 0123
Website: http://www.dubbosportsworld.com.au/
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6881 8222

Dubbo Tenpin Bowl

18 lanes, auto scoring, auto bumpers, pool & air hockey tables, video games, air-conditioned comfort, Glow bowling on every weekend & school holidays - excludes league bowling times. Hassle free children's parties.

Open daily | Mon - Thu 9am - 10pm | Fri - Sat 9am - 11pm | Sun 11am - 6pm | Public Holidays open from 11am
Address: 76 Windsor Parade, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 8222
Website:
Tours
Phone: 1300 868 787

Dubbo Town & Country Tours

Dubbo in a Day Tour: Adult $130 | Seniors $120 | Dubbo Town & Country Tour: Adults/Seniors $30 |Dusty Bob's Historical Walking Tour: Adults/Seniors $20

Plus Aboriginal history tours, edible weeds, and eco tours. Please visit the website for more tours and information.    

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

Dubbo Visitor 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 Visitor Information Centre is always happy to point you in the right direction.

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
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6884 9984

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.

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/
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

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.  Free admission.                                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

The Water Fountain opening hours: 30 September 2017 - 27 October 2017: 9am - 6pm. 28 October 2017 - 29 April 2018: 8am - 9pm
Address: Elston Park, Corner Gipps and Cobra Streets, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website: http://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au/community-and-groups/sport---leisure/parks-playgrounds
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6881 6606

Flip Out

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

$10 half hour | $14 per hour | Weekend/Holiday Deal $20 for 2 hours | Open Monday - Friday: 1pm - 7pm | Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 7pm | School Holidays: 10am - 7pm daily
Address: 18 Mountbatten Drive, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 6606
Website: http://flipout.net.au/flip-out-indoor-trampoline-arena-dubbo/
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6885 5522

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 under 1yr and Adults: Free
Address: 1/195 Cobra Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6885 5522
Website: http://www.fb.com/kidzooplayhousecafe
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4000

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.
Address: Victoria Park, Talbragar Street, Dubbo , NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4000
Website:
Art & Culture
Phone: (02) 6884 6686

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.

Address: Cnr Darling and Bultje Streets, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6884 6686
Website: http://www.macqcon.org.au
Attractions and Activities
Phone: 1800 748 379

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
Address: Heart of NSW, Lake Burrendong to Macquarie Marshes, , 0
Phone: 1800 748 379
Website: http://www.rivertrails.com.au
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6881 1400

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
Address: Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Obley Road , Dubbo , NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6881 1400
Website: http://zoofari.com.au/
Attractions and Activities
Phone: (02) 6801 4450

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
Address: Dubbo City Council, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: (02) 6801 4450
Website: http://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au/
Attractions and Activities
Phone: 1300 874 537

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
Attractions and Activities
Phone: 0415 196 461

Warrior Warbirds

Adventure flights over Dubbo in a historic military aircraft. Amazing views and aerobatics in a unique aircraft that is normally the domain of a privileged few.

Minimum age is 12 years old | Short Adventure Flight Experience $290/1 hour | Premium Adventure Flight Experience $500/1.5 hours
Address: Dubbo City Regional Airport Passenger Terminal, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: 0415 196 461
Website: http://flywarrior.com
Attractions and Activities
Phone: 0418 220 434

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
Address: 8R Merrilea Road, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Phone: 0418 220 434
Website: http://westernplainsridingcentre.com.au


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