Welcome to Dubbo! And now the question everyone asks: What is there to do in Dubbo?
Well, if you’re here for just a couple of days, the ‘must see’ attractions are The Western Plains Zoo and the Old Dubbo Gaol. After that, it depends on your tastes – browse the drop down menu’s above – ‘families’, ‘relax’, ‘outdoors’ etc.
Dundulimal Homestead and Oxley Downs are two historic sites just on the outskirts of Dubbo that make a good day trip. The Local Farmer’s Markets are on the first and 3rd Saturday of the Month and the Japanese Gardens are worth a look too.
You might think liquorland is liquorland, but Shane, the boss down at the liquorland at Orana Mall, has cooked up a treat for his customers, home made chocolate mud cake! And yes, I am assured that he cooked it himself, from a Nigella Lawson recipe. Good on you Shane!
The event is ‘flix in the stix’ and it’s mainly about the short films, but I’ll be going along to see My Friend the Chocolate Cake – they are one of my favourite bands! Continue reading
The massive big splash waterslide is in Dubbo for the School Holidays! http://www.bigsplashwaterworld.com
There are a couple of great options for Christmas carols in Dubbo.
The Dubbo Presbyterian Church have their 12th annual Christmas carols on Saturday 13th December 2014, at 7:30pm.It’s a simple child friendly presentation focusing on the original Christmas message. It’s followed by a supper provided by church members at 8:40 and fireworks at 9pm. Last year there were 500 people. For more details click here.
Then a week later, Sunday 21 December 2014, it’s the big Dubbo carols run by the West Dubbo Rotary Club. It’s at Victoria Park oval and kicks off at 7pm. Last year approx 4000 people filled the oval. A huge night for all ages featuring local Bands and Santa Claus. There will be a barbecue, hot dogs, chips, drinks, ice-creams, delectable slices, tea and coffee, safe flame candles and glow sticks on sale from 6pm. For more details click here.
If you’re in Dubbo for the Paleo Way make sure you check out Sprouts Cafe for breakfast or lunch (they now make their own Paleo Bread), and of course Healthy Life in Darling St.