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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
The Waterhole coming soon
The Waterhole precinct is set to open just in time for the Easter school holidays.
Check out the new open style café where you can enjoy a meal whilst watching the Meerkats forage as well as overlooking herd species such as Zebra, Camels and Blackbuck and kids can have fun with an African waterhole theme featuring hippo and elephant scul