Dubbo is accessible from Newcastle (via the New England and Golden Highways). Approximately 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.
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.
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.
Dubbo Kart Club
Home of the Lincoln County Raceway, the Dubbo Kart Club (http://www.dubbokartclub.com/) has hire karts available and hosts Local, State, National and International karting events. Contact the club for details: PO Box 1592 DUBBO NSW 2830 AUSTRALIA - Ph: (02) 6884 5321 Mob: 0428480714
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.
Orana Dragon Boat
Orana dragon Boat is crewed by eighteen paddlers, a sweep who steers the boat from the back and a drummer who calls time in the front. Our boat is housed near Sandy Beach and we usually paddle in the strait stretch of the Macquarie River between Sandy Beach and the Weir. (http://www.oranadragonboat.com/)