Able to accommodate groups of all sizes from K-12, offering a range of unique experiences including engaging and exciting overnight stays, self guided experiences, curriculum linked workshops led by qualified teachers, up close animal encounters and more!

Help your students learn about current environmental issues and how they too can be for the wild!

Choose from

  • Curriculum embedded school excursion programs that incorporate Key Learning Areas like Science and Geography
  • Teacher led workshops and guided bus and walking tours
  • Self-guided experiences
  • A range of up-close animal encounters
  • Overnight ZooSnooz adventures at the award winning Billabong Camp

Why Choose Taronga Western Plains Zoo?

  • Taronga Western Plains education programs are developed and delivered by experts, including scientists, keepers, qualified teachers and veterinary staff
  • Senior education officers from the NSW Department of Education, Catholic Education Office and Taronga Western Plains staff guide your visit
  • Taronga Western Plains programs are aligned with the K-12 NSW NESA Syllabus and strongly integrate Sustainability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Free teacher resources can be easily incorporated into your own learning programs before and after a visit. They focus on inquiry-based investigations with a local wildlife context
  • Our Zoos on Sydney Harbour and Dubbo’s Western Plains immerse students in stunning animal environments with strong conservation themes. The connections they make with wildlife will last a lifetime

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Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo:
02 6881 1433



Suitable for: 
Tertiary - Uni/TAFE
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Year 5
Year 6
Year 7
Year 8
Year 9
Year 10
Year 11
Year 12
All Ages
Special Needs
Wirelesss internet
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Physical Address: 
Taronga Western Plains Zoo Education (Dubbo)
Obley Road
Dubbo NSW 2830
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Phone Number: 
02 6881 1400
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Opening Timings: 
Open Times 9:00am - 4:00pm Monday to Sunday