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Dubbo, NSW

Dubbo, with a comfortable resident population of 38 000, performs the vital role as the key retail and service centre to an area of almost a third of the state. For the visitor to Dubbo the large scale and high standard of services and facilities is quite unexpected but well received. Dubbo’s popularity is internationally acclaimed as home to the greatest open range zoo in the world – Western Plains Zoo – featuring over 1000 animals from around the globe.


Upon arrival in downtown Dubbo cruise along the boulevard of motels or retreat to a winery chateau, a 5 star B & B or perhaps submerge in the suds of a cabin spa. With over 3,500 beds on offer there is something for everyone’s taste and budget.

Dubbo City is the very popular half way interlude on the Newell Highway between Melbourne and Brisbane. Just four hours via the Golden Highway from Newcastle and a cool four hours from the ACT. Touring by car from Sydney via Mudgee or Orange is just five hours. Easy access is further available with a daily XPT rail service or by air with over 70 return flights per week from Sydney or weekly from Queensland.


Nearest Airport: Dubbo

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About Dubbo

  • Locality: Major urban locality
  • Dubbo Postcode: 2830
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: Country NSW
  • Latitude: -32.24519
  • Longitude: 148.60421
  • Elevation: 264m
  • Population: 38943
  • Median Income: $35932
  • Area (Sq/km): 990.698
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

Tours In Dubbo

Discover some of the tours options around Dubbo

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains