Dubbo, Australia is one of the premier tourist destinations in Australia. Dubbo has it all whether you are looking for a family adventure, nightlife, or a private restaurant for you and a loved one to dine at. The Taronga Western Plains Zoo is located in Dubbo and is great if you are looking for something to do with the family. The Zoo is home to many forms of wildlife such as lions, monkeys, elephants, and giraffes. The Zoo is open from 9 AM to 4 PM and will take you approximately 5 hours to get through the entire zoo. If you enjoy history don't forget to visit the Old Dubbo Gaol.
The Old Dubbo Gaol is a prison that operated for 119 years in Dubbo. The prison closed it's doors in 1966, but now gives tours to the public. The tour gives you some insight to some of Australia's darkest and bizarre history. Another highly recommended family adventure in Dubbo is the Royal Flying Doctor Service Visitors Center.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service is a group of highly trained individuals who specialize in providing medical service to people who live in the outback region (rural) area of Australia.
At the Visitor's Center you will get to see how this wonderful organization provides medical care to these people via aircraft. If you are looking to relax and have a drink or enjoy some great food you must check out the Monkey Bar. The Monkey Bar provides a relaxed environment along with some delicious entrees and is located in downtown Dubbo.
The Monkey Bar is known for their steak sandwiches, which was voted the “best steak sandwich in Australia.” If you are looking to do some shopping in Dubbo than the Orana Mall is the place to go. An enormous mall with several specialty stores and large retail stores the Orana Mall has it all. If you are a gambler you must visit the Dubbo RSL Club Resort. There is fine dining, concerts, shows, and a wonderful casino located within the resort. The casino offers several games including: Bingo, darts, euchre, chess, and poker. If you are looking to hit it big before your trip ends than try your luck at the Dubbo RSL Club Resort.