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Prices Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo



Students K-12 $14 per student
Vacation Care Groups $17 per child
Pre-schools self guided $16 per child 4 yrs+ (3 yrs free of charge)
Pre-schools with workshop $16 per child 4 yrs+. $5 per child 3 yrs
Students Tertiary $32.50 per student
or $25.20 per student for group of 12+
Adult free-of-charge ratios Pre-school – Year 2: One adult free per five paying students/children 
Years 3-12: One adult free per ten students
Additional Adults $36.50
Early Morning Walks $6 per person
Continental Breakfast $8.50 per person
Packed Lunches $8.50 per person


To make a booking for a visit to Taronga Western Plains Zoo, please follow the following steps

Step 1: Decide on your educational experience

Zoo Education workshop: Led by a qualified teacher, these hands-on workshops are curriculum-linked and include a live animal experience.

Self-guided visits: Students explore the Zoo under the guidance of their teacher. 

Step 2: Gather the required information

  • School name, address, phone number, fax number and email address
  • Teacher/excursion organiser contact details
  • Date(s) of the planned excursion
  • Number of students and teachers attending the day
  • Age/level of students
  • If you are booking a workshop, please also include the workshop name, preferred workshop time(s) and student numbers attending workshops.
  • Risk assessment is located below in downloads

Step 3: Book your excursion using our online booking system

All bookings require a minimum of 7 working days notice prior to your visit

For further information

Taronga Western Plains Zoo Education (Dubbo)

Obley Road, Dubbo