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Dubbo [1] [2] [3] is a town in the Central West of New South Wales, Australia.

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

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

Check out http://dubbo.org for a list of things to do in Dubbo.

Here's a sample:

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.

Eat

Drink

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.
  • Dubbo Cabins and Caravan Park (http://www.dubboparkland.com.au/) -
  • Blue Gum Inn ( ) - +61 2 6882 0900, 109 Cobra Street Dubbo 2830 NSW - Has several Kids rooms 2a and 3 kids.

Get out

More Information

DubboOnline.com - Online guide to the City of Dubbo

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