The next destination for your curriculum-based school excursion.


Enjoy a non-stop feast of discovery, learning and adventure when your school embarks on an education tour to Dubbo + Great Western Plains.

Tame even the wildest students with a trip to Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Home to hundreds of rare and endangered animals, immerse students in stunning animal environments with strong conservation themes.

Be inspired by the wonders of our natural environment. Explore a Lemur breeding facility, wander through a Valley filled with dry rainforest species evolved from ancient Gondwana rainforests, and go below ground to unearth the mysteries held within thousand year old Wellington Caves.

History come to life. Discover Australia's oldest-standing timber slab homestead, stand next to the largest wool wagon on display in Australia and explore a Gaol with a past spanning the Gold Rush and two World Wars.

Rich in art and culture. Empower your students with the gift of creation in Dubbo + Great Western Plains, home to the largest gallery space west of the Blue Mountains. Explore a selection of scattered public art works, view a range of travelling exhibitions or create your own inspired works.

Take the road less travelled by. There is no reason to be bored if you are making your way to Dubbo + Great Western Plains by car or bus with tour opportunities along the way.

Our region offers exciting hands on learning opportunities for students of all ages with affordable accommodation options and great on the ground local support to assist with coordination your education tour.

Click here to download the Dubbo + Great Western Plains School Excursions Flyer


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Need help planning your educational tour?

Contact one of the friendly teams at the Dubbo or Wellington Visitor Information Centres.


Dubbo Visitor Information Centre
Corner Macquarie Street and Newell Highway, Dubbo
Phone (02) 6801 4450


Wellington Visitor Information Centre
Cameron Park, Nanima Crescent, Wellington
Phone (02) 6840 1770

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