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Zoofari Lodge

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Obley Road | Taronga Western Plain Zoo, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow, I am SO glad I talked my husband into splurging a little on this experience. Anyone who can afford to do this must! We have 2 kids, 8 & 12 yrs of age, and they loved it all! You get 2 days zoo entry, so we arrived at the zoo about 10am the first day. The only down point... More 

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Thank Del C
TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with your family at Zoofari Lodge. We are very pleased to hear that you have a fantastic time, and created many memories. However we are sorry that you found the service to be lacking when you first arrived at Zoofari Lodge. This matter has been addresses with our team. We... More 

Corlette, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Zoofari stay was simply perfect! We arrived at 11am the first day and immediately grabbed some bikes and took off around the zoo. We did a whole round and saw a fair bit of the zoo before returning the bikes at 2pm and driving over to the Lodge to check-in. We were greeted by really friendly guides and they... More 

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Thank tamaraturner
TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Zoofari Lodge. We are delighted to hear that you had a fantastic, 10 out of 10 stay, and that you enjoyed the luxuries of your lodge, and the adventure of the tours, and exploring the Zoo. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip lived up to everything we hoped and more! The lodges are beautiful with a king size bed, huge bath and personal veranda with tables, chairs and a day bed. A pillow menu was also available. All lodges face the giraffe enclosure so you can see them all the time! We were warmly welcomed and shown to our rooms... More 

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Thank jmadventures
TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review of Zoofari Lodge. We are so happy to hear that you had a perfect stay, and that your visit exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us again in the future. More 

Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I enjoyed an overnight visit at the Zoofari Lodge that is a part of Western Plains Zoo Dubbo. The accommodation was great, there were 5 of us and we stayed in one of the larger cabins which had comfy beds, air con and a nice small bathroom. The included meals were tasty and the bar staff very... More 

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Thank nursetabs
TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you had an amazing experience when staying at Zoofari Lodge, and enjoyed the luxuries of your accommodation, as well as the special meals and behind the scenes tours. We hope to welcome you back to visit us and stay with us again in the future. More 

Bella Vista, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well I can say that this was a really good experience, very helpful check-in staff, down to the park rangers who took us on the tours in the evening and the morning. We went in January on two days that were 30+, we had the Cheetah & Wild Dog lodges respectively .. aircon worked a treat .. with mosquitos etc... More 

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Thank Drew K
TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Zoofari Lodge. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay, and enjoyed your meals and tours. Thank you also for recommend that others experience Zoofari Lodge for themselves. We hope you can come back and stay with us again in the future. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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154 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the one night zoo safari lodge package which includes accommodation in a luxury tent overlooking the giraffe enclosure, African style banquet dinner and breakfast and a night safari tour and an early morning feeding tour. A good value package when driving through the area. Check in was seamless, thanks to Jake meeting us in the carpark. The tents... More 

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Thank LeonieshorncliffeQLD
TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you had a great and impressive time when staying at Zoofari Lodge, and that you particularly enjoyed your morning tour. We hope you can come back and stay with us again in the future. More 

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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Zoofari experience is the only one to have at Dubbo zoo. The private tours that take you behind the scenes are fantastic and the education officers are very knowledgable.. They do everything from tour guide to waitress. Fiona was excellent

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Thank Alison M
TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review of Zoofari Lodge. We are delighted to hear that you had an amazing experience, and hopefully you learnt many new things about our animals and conservation. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us again in the future. More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lodges are luxurious, immaculately clean, beautiful. The staff and tour guides were amazing. I could not fault this whole experience. Amazing accomodation and experience - food and service were impeccable. This is the only way to see the zoo! Hand fed the giraffe and bongo and got up close with lots of the animals. Wish we'd stayed another night. I... More 

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Thank 2011Bec
TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for reviewing your recent overnight experience at Zoofari Lodge. We are delighted to hear that you had the most amazing experience ever, and loved every aspect of your stay, including the accommodation, meals, tours and more. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us again in the future. More 

Sydney
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102 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We LOVED our Zoofari experience. The tents were luxurious and very comfortable, the bed was great. The behind the scenes tours were good and the guides do a great job. It's not crowded so it has a nice vibe but still feels friendly and small. The experience of sitting in the deck with a cold drink and watching the animals... More 

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Thank tuesdayjones
TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at Zoofari Lodge. We are so pleased to hear that you loved your overnight experience, and that your son got to experience as African Safari, in Dubbo. Thank you also for providing some constructive feedback about your meal and housekeeping. This feedback has been passed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed only one night ( wished it was more) we had two days to visit the zoo animals with free push bike hire and also had behind the scenes tours where got to feed some animals and watch the elephants have there morning baths. At the lodge the room was spacious and crazy. And the pool was refreshing. Food... More 

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Thank Ebony G
TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay. We are so delighted to hear that you had an amazing time, and that you enjoyed all of the behind the scenes tours. We are also glad that all of our staff were friendly and helpful to you during your visit. We look forward to... More 

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