8 Best Farm Stays In Dubbo, Australia - Updated 2023

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Dubbo is the most populated city in the Orana Region of Australia, and it is also considered one of the friendliest places in New South Wales. There are a lot of activities that you can do in the city, from touring a world-renowned zoo to visiting a beautifully preserved gaol. The city, which is surrounded by many paddocks, produces various crops, including wheat, livestock, timber, fruits, and vegetables. Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Old Dubbo Gaol, Western Plains Cultural Centre, and Shoyoen Japanese Garden are among the various tourist destinations that you will enjoy exploring when you visit Dubbo. You can also have a glimpse of life in the countryside by booking a farm house in the area. Read on to learn about the best farm stays in Dubbo, Australia.

1. Peaceful cottage with three bedrooms (from USD 144)

You will enjoy watching the sunset when you stay at this peaceful cottage. The home is a self-contained space situated in a beautiful and functional 115-acre (46.5-hectare) farm. It has three bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio. It can accommodate up to six guests. Two bedrooms have a queen-sized bed while the third bedroom has two single beds. A television, Wi-Fi, a washer, and air conditioning are available here. Linens and other necessities are also provided.

The place is only three minutes away from the airport and five minutes away from a shopping center and McDonald’s. Taronga Western Plains Zoo is just 10 minutes away.

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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
8.53 km (5.3 mi) from Taronga Western Plains Zoo
213 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 6 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s cosy comfortable and has all the things you need in an air-bnb
wifi works a treat with three kids streaming kitchen has everything you need plus a bbq
very clean and well presented
it is very clean everything was spotless
quiet and peaceful clean and tidy
very quiet and clean
great stay the accomodation is very neat and clean
the hosts are friendly and very efficient with communications
susanne was an outstanding host
she and her husband were so friendly and helpful
susanne and jason are wonderful hosts
a beautiful spot with fantastic hosts
a perfect location for a getaway
it’s wonderfully quiet but yet really close to everything
good location close to town easy to find
everything we needed and a wonderful location
located a few minutes out of town but we loved the privacy and quiet
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2. Beautiful hideaway with a swimming pool (from USD 187)

This charming cottage offers you and your loved ones a wonderful getaway experience – starting from the freshly picked bunch of flowers that welcome you upon your arrival. Located across a lake, it provides incredible views from the verandah. Staying at this cottage also lets you enjoy the company of various animals that live on the premises. Access to the lap pool, gym, and veggie garden is available as well.

Reverse cycle cooling and heating are provided in the rental, making it a comfortable getaway spot any time of the year. Other amenities also include Wi-Fi, a TV, local produce, and a selection of wine and beer (for a fee).

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6.02 km (3.8 mi) from Taronga Western Plains Zoo
6 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
the breakfast hamper was extremely generous and delicious
bathroom was lovely except for the shower not being enclosed
susan was a most friendly and attentive host
loved the location enjoyed feeding the ducks
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3. Unique oasis best for families (from USD 332)

Enjoy a peaceful stay in this unique vacation rental, which features three studios that share the same roof and verandah. The whole place is fully furnished and spacious, perfect for families or a big group. Each studio comes with a reverse cycle air conditioning system as well as glass walls that deliver beautiful views of the Dubbo countryside. Also available are fun equipment in the game room, complete cooking basics in the kitchen, and Wi-Fi throughout the premises.

As this is a pet-friendly rental, up to two dogs or cats are welcome to tag along and use the fenced yard as their playground.

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9.98 km (6.2 mi) from Taronga Western Plains Zoo
41 reviews   Wifi Available
farmhouse 11 Guests 0 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
rooms had great air conditioning and a mini bar fridge
rooms are nice with a huge open bathroom
judy a great host
place had everything we needed and judy was very friendly and helpful
wonderful location for a family gathering
) great location close to the zoo and not to far from town
location was amazing as it was not too far from local shops and the zoo
a nice relaxing location that you can book with ease
great place to stay with young children
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4. Serene sanctuary for seven

If you love chilling out under the stars, then this serene sanctuary is the one for you. Located in Cumnock, the three-bedroom cottage features a well-equipped kitchen and a veranda. It is suitable for up to seven guests and is equipped with a television, Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and air conditioning. It also provides linens and toiletries.

There are many activities that you can do on the premises, including biking, stargazing, strolling around the countryside, and having winter bonfires. You can also visit nearby attractions, such as Wellington Caves, which are 30 minutes away, and Dubbo Taronga Zoo, which is about 1.2 hours away. Parkes Radio Telescope is also a 1-hour drive away from the property while Orange wineries are 45 minutes away.

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Cumnock, New South Wales, Australia
73.05 km (45.4 mi) from Taronga Western Plains Zoo
54 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wood heater made winter evenings very comfortable
great fire and excellent wifi
views from every window (straight down a valley from family friendly games room
the beds were very comfortable
it's full of fun and games and all conveniences to make for a very comfortable stay
its a clean place and one can enjoy a secluded get away
christine the host is fantastic as she offered us a late check out as well
christine is a great host very helpful and easy to get in touch with if you have questions
christine was a lovely host who couldn’t do more for us
very peaceful location
christine's cottage is a fantastic location to get away from it all
we had awesome time at christine's place
great private location - fantastic for a break from the (website hidden by airbnb) quiet
the location feels so remote and a great place to relax and unwind
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5. Charming abode with a balcony (from USD 183)

This charming abode is 45 minutes away from the center of Dubbo. It is a two-bedroom cottage that is set in the heart of Dunedoo. The first bedroom has a queen-sized bed while the other bedroom has double and single beds. You can cook a hearty meal in the well-equipped kitchen or have a sip of your favorite drink on the balcony that overlooks a paddock. Other amenities, including a television, air conditioning, linens, and a washer, are available too.

You can watch the sunset or take a stroll near the lagoon. You can also visit Warumbungles and Mudgee, which are just an hour away from the property.

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Dunedoo, New South Wales, Australia
65.33 km (40.6 mi) from Taronga Western Plains Zoo
36 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
the cottage was quite cozy and we enjoyed having picnics in the garden everyday
very comfortable and lots to see too (website hidden by airbnb) carolyn & phillip
well the bathroom was clean
we didn’t have the best time here mainly because of the cleanliness throughout
the cottage is warm comfortable and clean and in a great location on the farm
comfy clean and such a great relaxing location
the cottages were very clean and everything we needed was provided
wonderful friendly host
awesome hosts thankyou sally for making us feel so welcome
it's cozy quaint gorgeously styled and sal is the perfect host
sally and her family were the perfect hosts
sally was a wonderful host and it was lovely to meet her family
wonderful stay at cobbora station cottage
cobbora station is a beautiful property and the cottage is cute and comfortable
it was a great base for the middle leg of our central west cycle trail
it was a good central point for visiting dubbo and mudgee
the house was very warm and inviting and the station was a treat to explore
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6. Lovely home for large families or groups of friends (from USD 498)

Are you having trouble looking for a farm house for your large family or group of friends? There is no need to worry anymore since this spacious home in North Yeoval might be the one for you. With its six bedrooms, well-furnished kitchen, common areas, and formal dining room, you will surely have a delightful stay. You will also have access to the outdoor pool and full-sized tennis court. The rental has other amenities, such as a television, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a washer, and a dryer. Bed linens are also provided.

Tourist attractions, including Dubbo Western Plains Zoo, Parkes Observatory, and Henry Parkes Center, are just 1 hour away from the property while Wellington Caves are just 30 minutes away.

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North Yeoval, New South Wales, Australia
46.05 km (28.7 mi) from Taronga Western Plains Zoo
9 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 10 Beds 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
gorgeous location and lovely hosts
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7. Comfortable dwelling near Western Plains Zoo (from USD 113)

This comfortable dwelling is situated south of Dubbo and is suitable for groups of up to five people. It has two bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, and a veranda. It offers a television, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a washer. It also provides linens and essentials such as towels and soap. Since it is located on a working farm, you can feed some farm animals or milk some lambs. You will be treated to some fresh farm eggs.

You can visit Western Plains Zoo, which is 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away.

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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
25.1 km (15.6 mi) from Taronga Western Plains Zoo
91 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy cottage & comfortable beds
so it's basic but comfortable and serviceable with a large washing machine
basic home but clean and comfortable
the accommodation is basic but was exceptionally clean comfortable and has such a feel-good charm about it
the kids liked playing in the dry creek bed with massive gum trees
the hosts are welcoming and friendly
the owners are really friendly and have an amazing farm
we had an amazing stay and the host family are lovely
alex and clare were friendly
very friendly host who showed us around let our kids feed a baby lamb and chickens
great location for a remote stay close to a large town
peaceful farmstay close to dubbo zoo
great location to visit the zoo
great farm stay for family of 4 half hour from central dubbo and 20 min drive to zoo
loved staying out of town but close enough to drive in for day trips
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8. Homey cabin with a veranda (from USD 137)

This homey cabin is just a few minutes away from town. It is a one-bedroom home that has a fully equipped kitchen and a patio. It can accommodate groups of up to four people. Certain amenities, such as a television and Wi-Fi, are available. Daily essentials, including towels, bedsheets, and soap, are also provided. Previous guests enjoyed watching the sunset from the veranda, as well as socializing with the host and other guests in communal areas.

You can visit tourist spots in Dubbo, which are 15 minutes away from the property.

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Wongarbon, New South Wales, Australia
18.02 km (11.2 mi) from Taronga Western Plains Zoo
79 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the photos are accurate but don’t do the place justice it’s well appointed and comfortable
mark has a great little set up with some communal facilities too
the beds are super comfy as well
the cabin was comfortable clean and quiet
spotlessly clean well appointed and a beautifully quiet and peaceful space
beautifully clean and brilliant location
the cabin was clean and nicely appointed with all the details you want
a place that is clean well tended highly original and a gem
mark is a great host always up for a chat and keen to share his local knowledge
mark was so welcoming and helpful
mark is a super friendly host and we really enjoyed our stay
mark was a fantastic host and a pleasure to meet
mark was a great host even taking kids to feed sheep would definitely recommend
great place away from the city
the location is tranquil and accomodation sites are spaced perfectly giving travellers their own piece of paradise
an excellent place in a wonderful part of the central west
gorgeous hut set in a great location
highly recommend this unique interesting place
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Enjoy a farm life in Dubbo

If you’re feeling tired of a hectic and fast-paced life in the city, head to Dubbo and stay at one of the best farm houses in the area to experience a peaceful life. Enjoy various activities such as feeding animals feeding or taking afternoon walks.

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