Tallarook - Attractions


Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre

Officially opened in July 2010, the Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre (DRTCC) offers a 500 seat tiered theatre (with its own orchestra pit and flytower)

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Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is located on the outskirts of Dubbo across 300ha of bushland and is considered to be Australia’s greatest open range Zoo. The Zoo is home to over 700 animals including many endangered and exotic species including Black Rhinoceros, Sumatran Tiger and Cheetah. Taronga Western Plains Zoo is the only Zoo where you can see an African Elephant and the Greater One Horned Rhinoceros.

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Royal Flying Doctor Service Dubbo Base

Opened in July 2011, the Education Centre at the Royal Flying Doctor Service Dubbo Base is a "must see" attraction.

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The Old Dubbo Gaol

The Old Dubbo Gaol was a courthouse lockup in 1847, was proclaimed an official Gaol in 1859 and closed operations as a penal institution in 1966. Officially re-opened as a tourist attraction in 1974, the Old Dubbo Gaol is now fully restored and is home to a large display of animatronic models and holographic displays which provide a realistic and fascinating insight into a bygone era of barbaric prison life.

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Traintasia

Traintasia is an exciting interactive model railway display and shop where you can find Operating Model Trains,Trams,Buses,Trucks and Fair Ground including sounds, moving Skyway & Lifts and a hobby & collectors shop

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Shoyoen Japanese Gardens

The Shoyoen Sister City Garden was a gift from Dubbo’s Sister City Minokamo in Japan.

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Dundullimal Homestead

A visit to the National Trust’s Dubbo property, Dundullimal is a special experience which allows visitors to step back into rural life in the early colony. Its story is one of amazing endeavour and vision, evidenced in the creation of a finely crafted, albeit rustic home, which has survived in near original condition at a time when the land was beyond the limits of settlement.

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Dubbo Observatory

Established in 1999 Dubbo Observatory is located a short 10 minute drive from Dubbo city behind the world famous Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Dubbo Observatory was established for the purpose of giving visitors a unique experience of viewing the universe through its high-tech computerised telescopes. Over the past 11 years Dubbo Observatory has conducted guided tours for hundreds of school groups, tour groups and local and overseas visitors.

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Western Plains Cultural Centre

The Western Plains Cultural Centre (WPCC incorporates Dubbo Regional Gallery - The Armati Bequest, Dubbo Regional Museum and Community Arts Centre

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Lazy River Estate

Located on the banks of the Macquarie River and less than five minutes from the heart of Dubbo, Lazy River Estate offers something for everyone - it is a place to make lasting memories, to inspire creative thinking and to relax and unwind. With sweeping views over the vineyard and manicured estate, the rammed earth cellar door is the jewel in the Lazy River crown.

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Red Earth Winery Estate

Red Earth Estate is Dubbo’s largest winery and is located on Camp Road, just past the entrance to the Zoo. Ken and Christine Borchardt established Red Earth in 2000 and have been working solidly over the years to build the successful venture it is today.

After 11 years, we are now the focal point of winemaking in this region. Since our first vintage in 2001, we have won numerous Medals and Trophies for our wines.

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