If you want to give the kids a treat during the upcoming school holidays, The Echo has two family passes (two adults and two kids) to the Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo to give away. We also have a Wild Africa Encounter gift voucher for one lucky family and an Early Morning Walk voucher for another.
As well as being able to watch a vast array of animals from rhinos to elephants roam around the 300 hectare property, the gift vouchers entitle visitors to a special behind-the-scenes tour where you get to interact with the animals up close and even personally feed them. And it couldnt be a better time for it, with the zoo recently welcoming a new baby giraffe called Asmara the second to be born at Western Plains.
As well as seeing some of the worlds most amazing creatures (they have apes, lions, hippos and heaps more) the Western Plains Zoo has keeper presentations every day, free barbecues, waterholes and bush trails to explore, bike riding and a plenty more.
To go in the draw to win one of the passes (worth more than $160) phone The Echo on 6622 2888 between 10 & 10.15am next Monday, December 18, and tell us which big cat does not reside in Africa.
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