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. 

Suitable for: 
Tertiary - Uni/TAFE
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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.


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Physical Address: 
90 Macquarie St,
Dubbo NSW 2830
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Phone Number: 
02 6801 4448