Western Plains Zoo
With over 1500 animals, this is Dubbo's star attraction, not to mention one of the best zoos in regional Australia. You can walk the 6km trail, hire a bike ($15) or join the crawling line of cars. Guided walks (adult/child $15/7.50) start at 6.45am every weekend and Wednesday and Friday in school holidays. Book ahead (02-6881 1488) for special animal encounters.