There are endless options on where you can go if you are visiting Dubbo. Whether you love history, culture, or you are looking for a place where you can spend time and have fun, Dubbo has many local attractions. Some of the places are as follows.
Old Dubbo Gaol
This gaol in Dubbo has a rich history that dates from the 1800s. Inside, you will understand the history of the lockups that happened in this former courthouse and the impact it had on Australia. You will find cell blocks, and mannequins in prison attire to reflect the kind of life that they had in that building. To give it a real-life effect, there are recordings of the prisoners crying for help to show the brutalities that once defined the Australian prisons.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
If you love nature, you will enjoy the many species of animals that are found at the Taronga Western Plains Zoo. They are also known for their rhino conservation efforts and the big rhino sculptures provide a rare and beautiful opportunity to take selfies. This attraction site is also used by people who are looking for a serene place to have a picnic and those who want to hike on foot or ride a bike.
Red Earth Estate Vineyard
If you want to learn more about the winemaking process and how to sample and pair wine with food, you should visit the Red Earth Estate vineyard. Known for having the best cabernet sauvignons and rieslings, this vineyard is the perfect place for wine lovers. The greenery at the vineyard is also great. If you want a serene place where you can relax, the estate vineyard is perfect.
Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden
People who are on a budget can have a good time at the botanic garden, which is free to enter. It has different species of plants, including rare flowers. They even have a sensory garden with plants to taste.