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    Zoofari Lodge

    Obley Road | Taronga Western Plain Zoo, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia
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    • Excellent76%
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    1 - 5 of 308 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The experience at Zoofari Lodge is interesting and different. Positives: Room was spacious and well-appointed. Staff were fantastic. We went for my husband's birthday, and the chef made him a special little cake, and everyone sang "Happy Birthday". Breakfast was really good. Behind-the-scenes tours were...More

    Thank KoalaLady_11
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I cannot recommend this experience highly enough. My husband and I stayed in one of the Animal View Lodges for my 50th birthday. We settled into our lodge and watched the animals on the Savannah before joining our group for the afternoon tour and meeting...More

    Thank Jenny V
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My daughter and I checked in at 2 pm and by 3 30 pm we were off on our first behind the scenes tour .We loved the accessibility to the animals and the information provided .The accommodation was lovely with a big bed and lovely...More

    Thank Naomi N
    Response from TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Zoofari. We are glad that you enjoyed the accommodation and the customer service. It's great to hear that you would recommend the experience. We hope to see you again in the future.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Stayed on 14th July as part of my hubby's 30th bday plans and we stayed in Giraffe cabin. You check into inside Zoo entrance, get keys and all amazing vouchers, then exit the zoo and drive outside towards Zoofari lodge with separate entrance, where you...More

    Thank Ash_Sad
    Response from TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello, thank you for taking the time to provide your thoughtful review of your stay at Zoofari. We are delighted that you enjoyed the experience and enjoyed learning more about the animals from Lindsay. We hope it was a memorable experience for you, thank you...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    This is an expensive treat - staying in the luxury 'tents' overlooking the 'savannah', behind the scenes tours at the zoo, delicious meals - but well worth it we decided after our recent stay. The dinner and breakfast were exceptional and enjoyed all the more...More

    Thank KM G
    Response from TarongaWesternPlains, Guest Relations Manager at Zoofari LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hello, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Zoofari. It is very pleasing to hear that you enjoyed our gluten free options, thank you for letting us know! We are delighted that you had a memorable visit, we hope to see...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Pool
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    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    17 June 2017|
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    Response from Angela C | Reviewed this property |
    We visited in February and it was 40 degrees. It did not detract from our experience one little bit. We spent the day cycling around the zoo and after 2pm check-in enjoyed a refreshing dip in the pool. There was little to no... More
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    Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
    Both tours are included, as well as breafast and dinner
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    Response from RossHJames | Reviewed this property |
    It's expensive, but consider that the cost includes accommodation (excellent), two days zoo entry, two meals, tours, bike hire. Add to that the unique experience of sitting on your own deck watching the animals (although... More
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    "I would think that all the rooms had an equal view of the animals."
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    "Go with the animal view lodges if only 2 of you - king side bed and big double bath"
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    "Animal view cabin - no.6 was giraffe, so it was in the middle of the view itself and quick access to main..."
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    "Get the animal viewing tents - not the bush view..."
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