Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Ibis Budget Dubbo

    Ibis Budget Dubbo

    2.5-star

    3.4 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating6.8.Good255 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Ibis Budget Dubbo
  • The Aberdeen Motel

    The Aberdeen Motel

    4-star

    2.8 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating9.4.Exceptional230 Hotels.com guest reviews
    The Aberdeen Motel
  • Cattleman's Country Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments

    Cattleman's Country Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments

    4.5-star

    3.6 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating8.8.Fabulous616 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Cattleman's Country Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments
  • Shearing Shed Motor Inn

    Shearing Shed Motor Inn

    4-star

    2.8 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating9.4.Exceptional238 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Shearing Shed Motor Inn
  • Abel Tasman Motor Inn

    Abel Tasman Motor Inn

    4-star

    3 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating9.2.Superb245 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Abel Tasman Motor Inn
  • Bluegum Dubbo Motel

    Bluegum Dubbo Motel

    4.5-star

    2.8 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating9.8.Exceptional118 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Bluegum Dubbo Motel
  • Discovery Parks - Dubbo

    Discovery Parks - Dubbo

    3.5-star

    2.7 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating9.0.Superb267 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Discovery Parks - Dubbo
  • The Oxley Motel

    The Oxley Motel

    3-star

    2.8 kilometers to city centre

    The Oxley Motel
  • Zoofari Lodge at Taronga Western Plains

    Zoofari Lodge at Taronga Western Plains

    2.5-star

    2 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating9.4.Exceptional16 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Zoofari Lodge at Taronga Western Plains
  • Comfort Inn Dubbo City

    Comfort Inn Dubbo City

    3-star

    2.8 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating7.8.Good84 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Comfort Inn Dubbo City
  • Cascades Motor Inn

    Cascades Motor Inn

    3.5-star

    2.9 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating8.2.Very good296 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Cascades Motor Inn
  • Orana Motel Dubbo

    Orana Motel Dubbo

    4-star

    2.8 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating9.6.Exceptional70 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Orana Motel Dubbo
  • SureStay Hotel by Best Western Blue Diamond Motor Inn

    SureStay Hotel by Best Western Blue Diamond Motor Inn

    3.5-star

    3.3 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating8.4.Very good122 Hotels.com guest reviews
    SureStay Hotel by Best Western Blue Diamond Motor Inn
  • Dubbo Rhino Lodge

    Dubbo Rhino Lodge

    3.5-star

    2.1 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating9.4.Exceptional43 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Dubbo Rhino Lodge
  • Forest Lodge Motor Inn & Restaurant

    Forest Lodge Motor Inn & Restaurant

    3.5-star

    5 kilometers to city centre

    Guest rating8.8.Fabulous109 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Forest Lodge Motor Inn & Restaurant
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Exploring Dubbo

Dubbo is a city located in the hinterland of New South Wales. It is the largest settlement in the Orana Region of this Australian state. However, the population remains small, at only around 32,000 residents. The importance of this city lies in the fact that it is a transport hub. Highways all around this part of Australia intersect at Dubbo, making the city easily accessible from the important cities of Sydney, Newcastle, Canberra, Melbourne, and Adelaide. Dubbo is also a hub for freight trains.


The location of Dubbo has a lot to do with its climate. It is situated close to both the Great Dividing Range, which runs from Australia's northeast to the south, and the Murray-Darling basin. The Macquarie River runs through Dubbo. This geographical location gives Dubbo summers that are warm to very hot and winters that are cool to very cold. Summer temperatures often reach 40°C, while winter temperatures commonly dip a few degrees below 0°C.

There is a range of options for all travelers. The most popular hotel in Dubbo is the Pericoe Retreat Bed & Breakfast, which has been booked &TravellersChoiceBooked1 times from our Hotels.com verified guests. Our guests also highly recommended Billabong Camp at Taronga Western Plains in Dubbo as it has been reserved &TravellersChoiceBooked2 times.


Sights nearby

Though Dubbo is a small city, it has a lively tourism industry. There are a few noteworthy attractions in and around Dubbo, so booking a couple of nights’ stay is recommended.


- Taronga Western Plains Zoo


The main attraction in Dubbo is the Taronga Western Plains Zoo. The zoo is famous for its vast expanse of land which is home to large animals like antelopes and elephants. The zoo provides both living spaces and breeding grounds for the animals that reside here. Large and small animals from Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Australia can be visited by tourists here. The zoo is located right along the Newell Highway and is therefore easy to access from the centre of the city. The nearest hotel to the zoo is the Quality Inn Dubbo International.


- Western Plains Cultural Centre


Located right in the centre of city, across the street from Victoria Park, is the Western Plains Cultural Centre. This museum-cum-art gallery holds exhibits, public programmes, and cultural events regularly. The focus of the establishment is the promotion of heritage, visual arts, and the social history of the region. Within the premises is the Outlook Café, which serves great coffee and delicious snacks. It offers free Wi-Fi, too. Nearby hotels include the Econo Lodge Fountain View and the Golden West Motor Inn.


- Dundullimal Homestead


For those interested in history, Dubbo has the Dundullimal Homestead. This was established by the first people who settled in Dubbo in the 1840s. The buildings here are said to be the oldest in Dubbo and the area has been turned into a tourist attraction which preserves the period decor and the original furniture of the settlement. The homestead is run by the National Trust of Australia.

Eating and drinking and shopping nearby

Dubbo has a number of retail areas as the city is the main shopping destination in this region of New South Wales. Local boutiques as well as national brands can be found here. Shopping areas include Macquarie Street in the city centre, Orana Mall east of downtown, and a few others. Restaurants and bars are also available in Dubbo, including the tapas bar Two Doors or the steak house SSS BBQ Barns.

Public transport

The city is relatively small so getting to and from places is simple. Biking is possible here. As for public transport, Dubbo Buslines services comprehensively cover all areas of the city, which also has a fleet of taxis.

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