Optional activities

Optional activities

For an additional cost, you can pre-book a unique experience to really make sure your excursion to Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo is a day your students will never forget. Or just book one of our optional extras, like a tour guide or packed lunch, to take the fuss out of the day.

Savannah Safari Bus Tour

Are you and your students ready to go on safari? Climb aboard our Savannah Safari truck and experience a unique guided tour amongst herds of African animals such as giraffes, zebra and more!

Giraffe feed

Don’t let your students miss out on this very unique encounter with our gentle giants. In this experience, students will have the opportunity to feed and have their photo taken with our giraffes. A very special experience not to be missed!

Bike hire

For a real safari adventure, hire a bike and explore the Zoo’s 5.3km circuit from a whole new angle.

Tour guide

Immerse yourself in knowledge and have an expert tour guide join your bus or walk around with your students. 

Early morning walk

Starting at dawn when the animals awaken, this leisurely guided walk experience will take you to see some of the world’s exotic and endangered species before the Zoo opens.

Informative and entertaining, the walk is suitable for people capable of walking 3.8 kilometres, taking approximately 2 to 2.5 hours to complete. You can even book continental breakfasts to help take the fuss out of your early morning excursion!

Packed lunches

Take the fuss out of your excursion by booking packed lunches for your students which you can pick up and enjoy at one of the lovely picnic areas around the circuit.