Location spotlight: Dubbo
Dubbo is a vibrant regional city that will delight you with its rich pastoral history, delicious food, wine and fascinating museums and galleries. One of the highlights is the award-winning Taronga Western Plains Zoo which is home to hundreds of rare and endangered animals including giraffes, rhinos, elephants and big cats. Enjoy cycling along the banks of the Macquarie River and picnics in beautiful gardens and parklands. Explore the city on the Dubbo Heritage Walk, discover its traditional Aboriginal culture, ornate buildings. Take and tour on a journey into, or three wheel tours of pubs and wineries. From Sydney the drive northwest to Dubbo is five hours, and there are trains and flights to this popular holiday destination in Country NSW.
Enjoy museums, galleries and markets, and visit vineyards for wine tasting.