Rates and Concessions

Rates and Concessions

Find out all you need to know about individual, group and concession rates, plus information on gift vouchers for visits to Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo.

Individual passes

One day entry

Ticket typeGate price*Online price
Adult$48.00$43.20
Concession$38.00$34.20
Child (4-15 years)$28.00$25.20
Infant (under 4 years)FREEFREE

*Tickets can only be purchased online as part of Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo's COVID-Safe plan.

Gift vouchers

A Taronga Western Plains Zoo gift voucher is the perfect gift for your family, friends, colleagues or employees. Vouchers are for general admission to Taronga Western Plains Zoo on any day of the year, are valid for three years from date of purchase and cannot be extended. If you require an extension due to COVID-19 to please contact tz@zoo.nsw.gov.au.

Gift Vouchers can also be purchased for our guided Tours, Animal Encounters and Overnight Experiences. Please contact the Guest Services team directly for further information 02 6881 1400.

Group bookings

With discounted rates for groups of 11 or more, coach parking facilities, plus keeper activities, Taronga Western Plains Zoo is the perfect place to bring your group for a memorable day out!


Group rates are available on request for the following groups:

  • Seniors
  • Vacation Care, pre-schools and playgroups*
  • Youth Groups
  • Disabled & Disadvantaged groups**
  • Language Centre students

* Vacation Care, pre-schools and playgroups can make a booking through the Taronga Education team. Contact 02 6881 1433.
**Written request required, email twpz@zoo.nsw.gov.au.

Contact the team for rates. Bookings should be made 24 hours in advance

School Excursions

If you are looking to book a school visit to Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo, please head to our excursion page for more information.

Planning your visit

To ensure your group visit runs as smoothly as possible, take the following steps: 

Annual memberships

Get more with a Zoo Friends annual Membership, from $99 for individuals, or $130 for our all-new Family Flex Membership! Unlimited fun for the kids. Ultimate flexibility for the adults!

Family Flex Membership

Flex Adult$110.00

Kids

Under 16 and from same household

FREE

Joining fee

Payable once per membership group for new members, or groups renewing more than 30 days after lapse

$20.00

Indivi(dual) Membership

Adult$99.00

Concession

$79.00

Joining fee

Payable once per membership group for new members, or groups renewing more than 30 days after lapse

$20.00

Dubbo locals offer

As a local resident*, you can access discounted Zoo Friends annual pass or regular entry to Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo.

All you need to do is show proof of residence in the local area* to access either single day rates, or a Zoo Friends Annual Pass.**

Need to know

  • Join at the Zoo's Ticketing Desk or phone the Zoo Friends office on 02 9969 2777 (option 3) - not currently available to purchase online
  • $38 for an adult, child or concession Zoo Friends membership
  • Proof of residency within an eligible postcode required at the time of purchase

* Proof of residency in postcode 2818, 2820, 2821, 2822, 2823, 2827, 2830, 2831, 2842, 2868, 2869 must be shown at time of purchase.

**$38 rate applies to Adult, Child and Concession memberships only. One off $20 joining fee applies per membership group. Proof of residency in a Mates Rates postcode required at time of purchase. All other Zoo Friends Terms and Conditions apply.

Concession cards

Holders of the following cards are offered the concession rate. Guests must have their card available in case it is requested at the gate. The original card must be presented - photocopies will not be accepted.

All concessions are valid for one person per card. When more than one name is on the concession card, the primary card holder (the first name) only is entitled to the concession rate.

Accepted concession cards:

Pensioner Concession Card (PCC)

Only the primary card holder is entitled to a concession rate.

Pension Concession Cards are issued to those to whom one of the following applies: 

  • Age pension
  • Bereavement allowance
  • Disability support pension
  • Parenting payment (single)
  • Carer payment
  • Veteran affairs
  • 65+ years receiving a certain income support payments (additional criteria apply)
  • Parenting payment partnered, Newstart Allowance or Youth Allowance who have a partial capacity to work
  • Unemployed carer of dependant 

Accepted Pensioner Concession Cards are:

  • (PCC) Pension Concession Primary Card Holder - Australian only
  • (PCC++) Pension Concession Primary Card Holder - Australian & NZ
  • (PCC+++) Pension Concession Primary Card Holder - Australian only
  • Pensioner Concession cards
  • Pensioner Concession cards 2
  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Companion Card - State & Territories of Australia

Only the primary card holder is entitled to a concession rate.

Companion Cards are issued to people with significant, permanent disabilities, so that they can participate in activities for which they require the assistance of a companion. 

The companion or carer receives free of charge entry for the sole purpose of assisting the disabled guest. 

Health Cards (HCC)

Only the primary card holder is entitled to a concession rate.

Health Cards - Centrelink, Commonwealth Seniors and Veteran Affairs are issued to people who qualify for the following: 

  • Certain Income Support payments 
  • Veteran Affairs for all conditions 
  • Veteran Affairs for specific conditions 
  • Veteran Afairs for all conditions - War Widows 
  • Veteran Affairs for specific conditions - totally and permanently incapacitated (TPI) 

Accepted Health Cards are:

  • (HCHCHCC) Centrelink, Commonwealth Seniors and Veteran Affairs Primary Health Card Holders - Australian only.
  • (HCC+++) Centrelink, Commonwealth Seniors and Veterans Affairs Primary Health Card Holders  - Australian only
  • (TPI) Totally and permanently incapacitated - Australian only

Seniors Card

Only the primary card holder is entitled to a concession rate.

  • For Australian residents we accept government issued Seniors cards for the primary card holder.
  • For International guests we accept ID with proof of age 65 years and over.

Accepted Seniors Cards are:

  • (SC) Seniors Card Australian only
  • (SC+) Seniors Card Australian & International
  • (SC++) Seniors Card Australian & NZ 

Student Card

Only the primary card holder is entitled to a concession rate.

A Student Card is issued to students studying on a full time basis.

Accepted Student Cards are:

  • (ST) Full time student Australian only 
  • (ST+) Full time student Australian & International 

Student Cards are only valid with current date or a transport sticker supplied by your institution.