4.8 out of 5

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Hotel Description

At Zoofari Lodge, Taronga Western Plains Zoo you'll be steps from Taronga Western Plains Zoo and 4 km (2.5 mi) from Dubbo Observatory. Highlights at this lodge include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free daily breakfast.

You can enjoy separate bathtubs and showers, coffee/tea makers, and hairdryers, featured in all rooms.

The lodge's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 4-star Dubbo lodge, you'll be 4.1 km (2.6 mi) from Dubbo Visitors Information Centre and 4.2 km (2.6 mi) from Red Earth Estate.

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Balcony (Bushland view lodge)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Balcony (Animal view lodge)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Zoofari Lodge, Taronga Western Plains Zoo ratings based on 64 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Zoofari Lodge, Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Everyone (6) Couples (30) Family (28)
5 out of 5
Pros: Chilling out on the deck having a beer, with giraffes and zebras peacefully grazing nearby. Getting up for the morning tour means an amazing sunrise!
Cons: Distance from Sydney to Dubbo means you either need two nights (one not at Zoofari) to get full value from the 2-days of zoo entry/bike hire
Location: Away from it all, Tranquil
Facilities: Modern, Above average; Value: Fair price; Service: Outstanding; Cleanliness: Immaculate, Beautiful;

Posted by , from New Zealand - Christchurch on 8 Mar 2015

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5 out of 5

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 26 Dec 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: Location
Cons: Customer service and bit strict
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Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 22 Dec 2014

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5 out of 5

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Brisbane on 21 Dec 2014

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4 out of 5
Pros: The Safari cabins are a reasonable price being at the zoo made for a pleasant stay
Cons: Non really
Location: Tranquil
Facilities: Modern; Value: Affordable; Service: Courteous; Cleanliness: Pleasant; make sure you visit Old Dubbo Gaol while you are in town

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Brisbane on 14 Dec 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: View of zoo animals in distance
Cons: Nil opportunity for early check-in
Location: Inspiring
Facilities: Home away from home; Value: Great value for family's; Service: Always very helpful; Cleanliness: Savannah new and pristine; Binoculars in room great asset

Posted by , from Australia - NT - Regional NT on 12 Dec 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: The location
Cons: Airconditioning did not reach the bedrooms
Facilities: Above average; Cleanliness: Pleasant;

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 11 Dec 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: Peaceful, tranquil setting. Early morning visit by the giraffes was awesome!
Location: Wonderful
Facilities: Brand new; Value: Fantastic; Service: Go the extra mile; Cleanliness: Spotless;

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Brisbane on 10 Dec 2014

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4 out of 5
Pros: Kangaroos in the afternoon
Cons: Savannah so far away
Location: Perfect
Facilities: Home away from home; Value: Reasonable; Service: Polite; Cleanliness: Spick and span; Need more time with golf buggys

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 10 Dec 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: The location was fantastic
Cons: Isolated in regards to access to a restaurant or shop. We wished we had of brought BBQ meat & salad instead of having to h
Our booking confirmation stated office was open until 5pm though when we arrived it had closed at 4pm or 4.30pm so had to find someone 4directions

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 6 Dec 2014

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About the Zoofari Lodge, Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Location Obley Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. Self parking is free. This 4-star Dubbo lodge is smoke free.

  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Dubbo Station (4.9 km / 3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Air-conditioned accommodation at Zoofari Lodge, Taronga Western Plains Zoo offers complimentary bathrobes and a hairdryer. Coffee/tea makers and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower.

  • Minibar
  • Coffee maker
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free full breakfast daily.

Zoofari Lodge, Taronga Western Plains Zoo has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM until 4:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 4:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-in is located at the Savannah Plaza at the entrance of the zoo. Guests who wish to take part in the first included tour at 3:30 PM should check-in by 3 PM.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Guests arriving after 4:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Hotel Names

  • Zoofari Lodge Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo
  • Zoofari Lodge Taronga Western Plains Zoo
  • Zoofari Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo
  • Zoofari Taronga Western Plains Zoo