The best access to the river for a picnic is probably from the west side of the river. The Aussie Town of the Year Awards recognise top Aussie destinations that offer travellers great value for money, fantastic experiences and excellent accommodation options. Australian Heritage — Historical Towns Directory. These programs include , , , , , , , , , , , and. Netball is also popular in Dubbo with competitions every weekend for all age groups during netball season at the Nita McGrath netball courts near the Macquarie River in Central Dubbo.
After and the here are some of our favourite places. Here are some farms around Dubbo who sell directly to the public. It was established in 1871 replacing lockups built in 1847 and 1862. Google Maps Australia driving directions. We offer our famous Outback Pub Tours, Red Earth Winery Tours, Sunset Tour and Deluxe Zoo Tours. Macquarie Anglican Grammar School and Dubbo Christian School are both private independent k-12 schools located in Dubbo.
It is linked by national highways north to , south to Melbourne, east to Sydney and , and west to and. The first bank was opened in 1867. The city also has stations on 90. In 2007 Dubbo hosted the with most of the events held in the granite outcrops of the nearby Sappa Bulga Range. The spectacular array of wildlife spans the continents with African big cats, giraffes, zebras and rhinos, Asian elephants, tigers and otters, and even a South American maned wolf. The settlement was gazetted as a village in November 1849 with the first land sales taking place in 1850.
In fairly recent years, it has also developed as a major tourist destination with the establishment of the which is located near Dubbo on the undulating plains of the central west. Climate statistics for Australian locations. It is also the annual young judges, auctioneers and paraders competition. Archived from on 20 October 2012. The zoo is home to numerous specimens from around the world in spacious open-range moat enclosures, grouped according to their continent of origin.
Melbourne, The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd. The median age is 36, slightly younger than the national average of 38. Dubbo Regional Council can not warrant and does not represent that the material which appears on business listings on the dubbo. Put together a team, come as an individual, enter for fun or enter to see what you are really capable of - either way you will walk away with your t-shirt, medal, cold beer soft drink for under 18's , a sense of achievement and awesome memories and stories to last a lifetime. Steady population growth saw the town proclaimed a municipality in 1872, when its population was 850. If you want a more exhaustive list of everything on offer or you are thinking of moving to Dubbo and are interested in information about our City then check out the. A constables residence was completed in 1847 and a wooden slab construction courthouse and lock-up in early 1848.
Elston Park: About: This is a great place for recreational activities for families and kids. From this event the club Western Plains Orienteers was born. Aladdin's Cave Bottlehouse: About: The cave bottlehouse is a wonderful place to visit. Today, Dubbo is a prosperous regional service centre with one of Australia's and a widely diversified rural economy. Looking for local products and produce, Dubbo branded merchandise, clean public amenities, parking for your caravan or bus, coffee or a snack and to find out what's on in Dubbo, the friendly team at the Dubbo Visitor Information Centre is always happy to point you in the right direction. Venture back in time and discover a well-preserved slice of history in Dubbo. Grab your tickets at 123tix.
Buses also serve Dubbo, with major runs to , and. These events are very popular among the schools and colleges of the New South Wales area. It is linked by national highways north to Brisbane, south to Melbourne, east to Sydney and Newcastle, and west to Broken Hill and Adelaide. River crossings, barbed wire crawls and tyre carries will test you while the mud pits will be downright dirty and leave you in fits of laughter. Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden: About: This botanic garden is a picturesque, free-admission garden with 4 areas. The nearest city, Orange, is approximately 144 km 89 mi away.
You can buy some cheap Frisbees for two dollars at the cheap two dollar shops on Macquarie Street and then head down to where there is a Frisbee golf course that takes you for a nice walk around the river. Wind patterns are ongoing over the whole year. Dubbo is a city in the Orana Region of New South Wales, Australia. The total area of the zoo is 1. Go for a walk or ride along the cycle tracks. Dubbo was officially proclaimed a city in 1966. One of our favourite places to jump on the cycle track is at the bottom of Tamworth Street.
This year, given the new shady location, should be fantastic! The top religious groups in Dubbo are Catholic 30. By this time, the settlement had only four buildings; the constables residence, courthouse and lock-up, a store and an inn. Dubbo is a great place to kick back and relax, with a great country town atmosphere that belies the cities size and population. Dubbo's location in the transition area between the and the have provided a mild distribution of rainfall throughout the year. Other than Australia the most common countries of birth are England 1. The observatory provides telescopic night sky viewing and educational program tour. Be inspired by a tale of endeavour and vision when you step back into the early colony at Dundullimal Homestead.