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Taronga Western Plains Zoo is located in Dubbo in central west NSW. Dubbo is easily accessible by air, rail and road. 

By Air

Dubbo is just a one hour flight from Sydney, and there are a number of flights to and from Dubbo City Airport every day.

To book your flight to Dubbo, visit:

Qantas - www.qantas.com.au

Regional Express - www.rex.com.au

By Rail

Dubbo is a seven hour rail trip from Sydney by the CountryLink XPT. Train services operate daily from Sydney.  To book your train trip to Dubbo, visit CountryLink www.

By Road

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is a five to six hour drive from Sydney, Canberra and Newcastle. There’s so much to see and do along the way that we recommend you take it nice and slow.                                                                                           

There are wineries, historic villages and pubs, dramatic scenery and attractions for all ages - from hot air ballooning to horse riding - depending on the route you follow.

Getting to the Zoo from Dubbo

The Zoo is a five minute drive south of Dubbo on the Newell Highway. If you don’t have a car, one of the easiest ways to get to the Zoo from the CBD is to take the bus. The public bus service operates Monday – Saturday, starting in the CBD, then via West Dubbo to the Zoo.

For the latest timetable visit www.dubbobuslines.com.au

Dubbo also has a taxi service, or you can walk or ride to the Zoo along the Tracker Riley Cycleway.