Visitor Information

Visitor Information

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African Lion, Lazarus
African Lion, Lazarus

Our animals

Taronga is home to over 4,000 animals from over 350 species. Find out which of your favourites you can visit at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo.

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African Lion, Lazarus
Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo map

Zoo map

In addition to being home to all of our animals, Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo offers a range of facilities to visitors including cafes and eateries, picnic areas, drinks vending machines, an ATM, first aid, bike and cart hire and public bathrooms throughout the Zoo.

You can find each of these facilities on our Zoo map, along with the location of all of your favourite animals. 

Spider Monkeys checking out Taronga's app
Spider Monkeys checking out Taronga's app

Download the app

The Taronga Western Plains Zoo app is the perfect companion for your visit. 

Download the official Taronga Western Plains Zoo app and make getting around a breeze with the interactive map, up to date information on keeper talks, feeding times and animal encounters. Plus you can choose your own self-guided adventure with recommended ‘must-see’ moments or create your own favourites!

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Spider Monkeys checking out Taronga's app
Food at Bakhita's Cafe
Food at Bakhita's Cafe

Food and drink

Sit down and enjoy modern Australian cuisine with a gorgeous view of the Savannah Lake at Bakhita's Cafe or enjoy a packed lunch in one of our free picnic and barbecue areas. Find out more about food and drink options at the Zoo.

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Food at Bakhita's Cafe
Electric carts for hire
Electric carts for hire

Bike and cart hire

For a real zoofari adventure, hire a bike or electric cart and explore the zoo from a whole new angle. Bike and electric carts can be hired from the Zoo’s hire centre.

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Electric carts for hire
Children enjoying Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo
Children enjoying Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Accessibility

Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo is committed to ensuring that our grounds and exhibits can be viewed and enjoyed by all. It offers accessible parking, amenities and the free hire of wheelchairs.
 

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Children enjoying Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo
Lion Pride Lands
Lion Pride Lands

Closures and works

For a zoo to remain relevant, it must grow and evolve. Here at Taronga, we aim to continually improve our animal habitats while striving to enhance our visitors’ experiences.

Find out more information about current closures and improvements that may impact your visit.

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Lion Pride Lands