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== Sleep ==
 
== Sleep ==
 
* Ampalee Bed and Breakfast (http://ampallee.com.au/index.html) - Self contained units located outside of Dubbo Proper.  $150+$20 each over 2 people.  Not kid friendly.
 
* Ampalee Bed and Breakfast (http://ampallee.com.au/index.html) - Self contained units located outside of Dubbo Proper.  $150+$20 each over 2 people.  Not kid friendly.
 
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* Aberdeen Motor Inn (http://www.aberdeenmotorinndubbo.com.au) - rooms, suites and family apartments located on Cobra street Dubbo.
* Dubbo Cabins and Caravan Park (http://www.dubboparkland.com.au/) -
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* Blue Gum Inn ( ) - +61 2 6882 0900, 109 Cobra Street Dubbo 2830 NSW - Has several Kids rooms 2a and 3 kids.
 
* Blue Gum Inn ( ) - +61 2 6882 0900, 109 Cobra Street Dubbo 2830 NSW - Has several Kids rooms 2a and 3 kids.
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* Dubbo Cabins and Caravan Park (http://www.dubboparkland.com.au/) -
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* Fountain View Motel (http://www.fountainviewmotel.com.au) - affordable accommodation opposite Elston Park on Cobra Street
  
 
== Get out ==
 
== Get out ==

Revision as of 08:52, 13 February 2007

Dubbo [1] [2] is a town in the Central West of New South Wales, Australia.

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Get in

Dubbo is approximately a four hour drive west of Lithgow on the Great Western and Mitchell Highways, and a six hour drive west of Sydney.

Dubbo is accessible from Newcastle (via the New England and Golden Highways). Approcimately four hour drive.

Countrylink operates several train and bus connections between Sydney and Dubbo every day: there is a direct train service once a day, and a number of bus connections meeting trains from Sydney terminating at Lithgow.

Regional Express operates flights to Dubbo from Sydney and Broken Hill.

Get around

Bike

There is an off-road cycleway from the centre of Dubbo out to the Western Plains Zoo. Is is an easy cycle, and then you can use your bike to cycle around the zoo as well.

Taxi

The zoo is only a short distance from town, and it is quite economical to catch a taxi there. You can hire a bicycle at the zoo to get around when you get there.

See

  • The Western Plains Zoo, Obley Road. ph 02 6882 5888. This large open range zoo, one of the finest zoos in New South Wales, has both exotic and native animals, including elephants, giraffes, and the rare black rhinos currently the focus of a breeding program at the zoo. The Zoo is quite large, and it is both useful and fun to hire a bicycle to get around. Admission is $27 adults, $14 children 4-15, $19 concessions and free for children under 4. Tickets are valid for entry on two consecutive days. Opening hours 9am - 5pm. http://www.zoo.nsw.gov.au/

Do

Farmer’s Markets There are Farmer’s Markets every month in Dubbo, NSW. They are on the first and third Saturday of every Month, near the Tourist Information Centre. Fresh Produce, poultry, coffee, jams, preserves, Olive Oil, sourdough bread, etc.

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