We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Snake Gully | Hume Highway, Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number:
0400-373-231
Website
Today
09:00 - 16:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 262 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 96
    Very good
  • 68
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Great stop, great Australian icon.

Stopped on the way to Canberra for a coffee and a break, the dog and surrounds needs a refurb. Staff were friendly and helpful.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
BillandBeryl
,
O'Halloran Hill/Adelaide
Add Photo Write a Review

262 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 262: English reviews
O'Halloran Hill/Adelaide
Level Contributor
56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stopped on the way to Canberra for a coffee and a break, the dog and surrounds needs a refurb. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Helpful?
Thank BillandBeryl
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
522 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to admit that I was expecting a much bigger statue -- but this one is literally just life size! A nice break to stop on a road trip between Canberra and Albury. There is also a shop there where you can grab a snack.

Helpful?
Thank TristanEF
Level Contributor
41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was pretty disappointed we traveled from Melbourne heading to Canberra and stopped here for a rest break big mistake it was un kept we couldn't use the toilets as we didn't purchase from the cafe. There was no signage or information about the historical house that is there or what's left of it. Other than seeing the dog in the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Pauline V
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Choose this cafe over Oliver's. Much better service, food, coffee and hot chocolate drinks. Also a gift shop.

Helpful?
Thank freetotravel2018
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
146 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a must when visiting here, definitely the best photo op, and such an old favourite for ALL, the kids especially will love it.

Helpful?
Thank Eagle E
Townsville, Australia
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Turn off the main highway to see this Australian legend. The statue of the dog is small and sits on a plinth in a fountain pool. Smaller than I imagined, surrounded by a display of old farming stuff and a gift shop/cafe. Plenty of parking for cars and vans. Heading south? Start here then go on into Gundagai itself for... More 

Helpful?
Thank ClanLaguna
Greater Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am glad I visited this famous Aussie icon. The dog is cute and the coffee from the service station was good value. It made for a nice early morning break from Tumbarumba.

Helpful?
Thank Dan E
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
192 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An old Australian legend, ticked the box. I wouldn't be rushing off to revisit. Very basic statue near a very basic town

Helpful?
Thank irve2016
Rotherham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
195 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It must be an Aus thing,the statue is nothing special,smaller than expected,there is a gift shop and coffee shop there and toilets if you need them but you can get better services up the road at the truck stop,not being from Aus I don't get it.

Helpful?
Thank scubacol11
Geelong, Australia
Level Contributor
217 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Seems to me every traveller who has done the Hume Hwy between Melbourne and Sydney stops at this famous landmark. However, there seems to be a new twist, take along your pooch and take a photo with the dog monument. There were several peeps doing it the day we went..A little old bullocky dray and remnants of an old house... More 

Helpful?
Thank RedTart1

Travellers who viewed Dog On The Tucker Box also viewed

Gundagai, New South Wales
Gundagai, New South Wales
 
Gundagai, New South Wales
 

Been to Dog On The Tucker Box? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Dog On The Tucker Box staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?