Getting to Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is located in Dubbo, one of New South Wales’ best kept secrets. This vibrant centre is an exciting mix of the old, such as Old Dubbo Gaol (a must see!) and the new, such as the Western Plains Cultural Centre and Regional Theatre and Convention Centre.

With farmers’ markets showcasing the remarkable produce of the region, grown in the rich soil of the Macquarie Valley, and superb restaurants, hotels and bars, Dubbo is growing in confidence and sophistication. 

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Dubbo is easily accessible by air, rail and road. You can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse yourself in the Australian bush in a matter of hours.

Getting to Taronga Western Plains Zoo by Bus

If arriving to Dubbo by plane or train an easy way to get to the Zoo is by the public bus service which operations Monday – Saturday. Alternatively you may be staying at an accommodation provider that is on the route making your access to the Zoo even easier by bus.

Getting to Taronga Western Plains Zoo by Air

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is only an hour by air from Sydney and with 154 flights to Dubbo City Airport a week, there is no faster way to reach central NSW.

Getting to Taronga Western Plains Zoo by Road

It takes five to six hours to drive from Sydney to Taronga Western Plains Zoo on a route is studded with wineries, beauty spots and fun activities – so take it slowly and enjoy the ride.

Getting to Taronga Western Plains Zoo by Rail

Jump on board, sit back in air-conditioned luxury and watch the scenery change as the CountryLink XPT whisks you from the heart of Sydney to the wide-open spaces of central NSW.