Dubbo is home to activity, entertainment and leisure – with no shortage of places to see and things to do for a short stay for one, or a week for the whole family!
Centrally located in the heart in of the city, at Cascades Motor Inn you’ll be on Dubbo’s doorstep with a host of its iconic locations just down the road.
Elston Park (Water Park)
The kids will Elston Park (Water Park) – it’s specially designed for little hands and feet! Plus you’ll find an expansive lawn area, shelters, free gas BBQ's, and playground – all within 200 metres of your room.
Operating since 1876, the Dubbo Showground is one of Dubbo’s treasured facilities hosting events including the NSW Beef Spectacular, the annual Dubbo Show and Dubbo Harness Racing. A mulit-use facility it successfully hosts a range of both local and national events and is within a few minute walk from the motel, or a two minute drive.
Western Plains Cultural Centre
A state-of-the-art facility boasting a gallery, museum and modern café, Western Plains Cultural Centre is Dubbo's creative soul. The Centre also offers a rich program of high quality exhibitions and installations by local and visiting artists. It’s just a short 10 minute walk or two minute drive to its location at 76 Wingewarra St.
The Central West’s premier shopping centre with Big W, Woolworths, JB HI FI and Caltex Woolworths Petrol, as well as Dubbo's biggest variety of specialty stores with food, fashion and giftware. Over 70 stores to choose from and more than 1000 free car parking space, you’ll find Orana Mall just four minutes up the road on the corner of Cobra St and Wheelers Lane.
Dubbo's central business district is a positive place of activity, entertainment and leisure; rich in history, fashion, food and art. Our city centre's retail offering is extensive and exciting, along with department and big brand stores and bursting with a range of food choices. And it’s just a short four minute drive from the motel.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Taronga Western Plains Zoo plays home to hundreds of animals from around the world with a six kilometre circuit that meanders through natural bushland, around large style open exhibits. Within the Zoo you’ll also find the Savannah Visitor Plaza and free access area. It offers a great place to relax with a meal or coffee at Bahkita's Cafe whilst overlooking the primate islands or let the kids run wild in the safari park playground. The Zoo is located six kilometres from the Motel on Obley Road, which is a short 10 minute drive.
Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre
The state-of-the art venue plays host to local performances and some of the best national touring shows housing a 500 seat tiered theatre and 750 seat auditorium. Located at 155 Darling St, it’s a simple three minute drive from us.
Old Dubbo Gaol
Wander the unique collection of 19th century buildings and artefacts and learn the stories of prison life at Old Dubbo Gaol. You can even catch a theatrical performance or guided tour, or during the school holidays experience a Twilight or Beyond the Grave tour. You’ll find Old Dubbo Gaol at 90 Macquarie St, Dubbo – right in the heart of the CBD.
Dubbo Apex Club’s Caltex Park
The regions premier sporting event venue, Dubbo Apex Club’s Caltex Park is an impressive site that has played host to a large number of pre-eminent footballs games, as well as gala days and football events. It’s conveniently located a short 15 minute walk from the motel, or four minute drive.