Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo

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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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  • This is worth every Penny. We arrived at 8.30 for the gates to open and then to the sarfarri bus which went for 15 mins Cost $10 per adult $5per child We spent a whole day there. We drove around.....  more »
  • Not very friendly and helpful staff.Food was so expansive $16.50 for a burger and the queues were long. Animals were sparse. Tickets for the Safari were only available at the site and ran only from...  more »
  • This zoo is pretty good. The size of the enclosures are great and the animals seem pretty well loved. The staff are lovely and despite the heat and lack of people about they were very friendly and chatty while feeding the animals. My only disappointment was that the kiosk and a large section of the zoo was under construction at the time we went but it was just after school holidays went back so it was probably the only time they could do it. Overall it was a great experience.
  • Was an amazing experience. Food was beautiful. Accommodation was fantastic. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The night safari was good and the early morning safari was amazing, we got to feed some animals. Highly recommended this zoo. 👍👌
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