Can you take scooters to Dubbo Zoo?

A guest must enter via a public entrance and, where applicable, pay the entrance fee and car parking fee. A guest is not permitted to bring into the Zoo any animal; animal costume; ball; balloon; bicycle (Taronga Zoo Sydney), scooter, skateboard, roller blades or similar apparatus; alcohol or illegal substance.

What is the best way to get around Dubbo Zoo?

You can travel around the Zoo in your own car or by bike, cart or on foot. For a real zoofari adventure, hire a bike or electric cart and explore on two wheels or four!

Is it worth going to Dubbo Zoo?

It’s a great experience but is Dubbo Zoo worth it with young kids? Absolutely. However, it may not be for everyone in the extended family. There is plenty you need to know about the experience before you arrive and in my Dubbo Zoo review I will walk you through all the positives and negatives you’ll encounter.

Who owns Taronga Western Plains Zoo?

Taronga is constituted under the Zoological Parks Board Act 1973 as a statutory authority owned by the people of New South Wales (NSW) and administered by the Minister for the Environment and Heritage.

What is the best time of year to visit Dubbo Zoo?

Best Time To Visit Dubbo Travellers to Taronga Western Plains Zoo will appreciate the milder temperate heat from late August to late November.

Can you drive your own car at Dubbo Zoo?

We are pleased that you enjoyed the convenience of being able to take your own car around the Zoo, however we are sorry that a lot of our food products were sold out when you went to the cafe. We hope you can come back and visit us again soon.

How much does it cost to get into Dubbo Zoo?

One day entry

Ticket type Gate price* Online price
Adult $48.00 $43.20
Concession $38.00 $34.20
Child (4-15 years) $28.00 $25.20
Infant (under 4 years) FREE FREE

How much does it cost to get into Dubbo zoo?

How many days do you need at Dubbo zoo?

Tip #1. Allow 2 days. Allow a couple of days to look around. (A one-day admission gets you in free for a second day as well.)

Why is there a zoo in Dubbo?

The new zoo would provide breeding facilities particularly suited to the large plains dwelling animals and to fulfill a need for an open range facility for the display of mainly grazing animals. After considerable planning and preparation, a site on the outskirts of Dubbo in central West New South Wales was chosen.

What is the biggest zoo in NSW?

Taronga Zoo Sydney
Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo Sydney entrance
Date opened 7 October 1916
Location Bradleys Head Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates 33°50′36″S 151°14′28″ECoordinates: 33°50′36″S 151°14′28″E
Land area 28 hectares (69 acres)

How long do I need at Dubbo Zoo?

You will need the two full days to explore the entire zoo without feeling rushed. After all, you have probably just driven 5.5 hours to be there, you may as well enjoy it!