Step into the 19th Century penal system and experience a day in the life of a prisoner, encounter the conditions and seasonal impacts any time of year. Our passionate tour guides will animate the realities of life behind bars with stories of break outs and penance.
The Excursion Hub Dubbo Region is your one stop to secure an excursion to remember. Delivering itineraries across Old Dubbo Gaol, Wellington Caves and Western Plains Cultural Centre we can pack their day full of immersive activities, no matter how many students in your group we will deliver an itinerary so full the bus trip home will be one of happy exhaustion.
Experience a piece of Australian prison history through dynamic guided tours.
Students will walk in the steps of prisoners in the 1800s, be enlightened by daring escapes stories, and will leave with an appreciation of our lives today. This NSW listed Heritage site provides a hands on experience, aimed at both primary and secondary students.
Located in the Dubbo Region the Old Dubbo Gaol offers a unique perspective on colonial times in regional Australia. While visiting students will discover the significance how our landscape, environment and culture influenced colonial life.
Reach out to our Group Bookings Officer, who can deliver an itinerary specifically for your group’s needs. Your excursion doesn’t have to end with the ODG, our Group Bookings Officer has an in depth knowledge of our region and will help you make the most of your excursion, so yours students will discover, immerse and grow within the Dubbo Region.
DISCOVER OUR REGION
Our Region is full of opportunities for schools and students, consider including the Wellington Caves where students can wonder at the spectacular cave formations and learn about the fascinating Megafauna that once roamed the area. The immersive journey can extend to the Discovery Lab where students undertake a fossil finding session with specialised tools in laboratory setting fit for future geologists. Our latest Ancient Landscapes Gallery located at the Wellington Caves Visitor Experience Centre is Free and offers students interactive displays and an immersive theatre experience that uses augmented reality. The Megafauna literally roam free and stalk you!
Our Excursion Hub is your one stop shop for your school group.