5 days in Dubbo and the Great Western Plains Itinerary

5 days in Dubbo and the Great Western Plains Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Dubbo and the Great Western Plains trip planner

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Fly to Dubbo, Drive to Coonabarabran
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Coonabarabran
— 1 night
Drive
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Dubbo
— 3 nights
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Coonabarabran

— 1 night
Surrounded by lovely, largely unpopulated countryside, Coonabarabran is notable for the number of small churches in the area.
On the 4th (Sun), see the sky in a new way at Siding Spring Observatory, then examine the collection at Crystal Kingdom Museum, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Sandstone Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Warrumbungle National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Coonabarabran journey planner.

Sydney to Coonabarabran is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, Coonabarabran is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Coonabarabran

Nature · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Dubbo

— 3 nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Taronga Western Plains Zoo and Dundullimal Homestead. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubbo: Wellington (Osawano Japanese Garden, Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol, make a trip to Alladins Cave Bottle House, take in nature's colorful creations at Shoyoen Japanese Garden, and buy something for everyone on your list at Riverdale Shopping Centre.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubbo route builder site.

Traveling by car from Coonabarabran to Dubbo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Dubbo can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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