On the banks of the Lachlan River, Condobolin is a beautiful country town in the Parkes region of Country NSW. You’ll find wonderful things to do and see, from fishing on Australia’s fourth-longest river and water sports to intriguing sculptures, cultural heritage and exciting events.

A wonderful destination for a riverside escape, getting to Condobolin is easy. Scenic drives across the breathtaking countryside from Parkes, Forbes or West Wyalong are only 70 minutes. You’ll find a range of places to stay, from a caravan park to classic country pubs and comfortable motels.

Sun rising over the Lachlan River in Condobolin

Just outside the town is Gum Bend Lake, a popular waterway for waterskiing, windsurfing and sailing. There is a dedicated swimming area and picnic tables, free barbecues and other amenities. The kids will love the children’s playground and there is a shared cycling and walking track into town.

Utes in the Paddock is a cool sculpture attraction of classic Holden pickups painted by famous Australian artists. Check out the events calendar for cross-country motor races and picnic racing carnivals. The Condobolin Show in August is a lively agricultural fair and fun for the whole family.

Gum Bend Lake, Condobolin

Established as a river-crossing stopover for drovers in the 19th century, the area is the traditional land of the Wiradjuri Aboriginal people. You can browse local indigenous arts at the Wiradjuri Study Centre. For spectacular panoramic views of the region, climb to the top of nearby Mount Tilga.


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  1. Tottenham Picnic Races

    Event dates to be confirmed: March 2019 , Condobolin

    Enjoy the best of country hospitality at one of the Central West's leading country picnic race meets at the Tottenham Picnic Races. As part of the off-track attractions, the annual Fashions on the Field contest will be held. With…

  2. Slattery's Auctions Condo 750

    Event dates to be confirmed: March 2019 , Condobolin

    The Slattery Auctions Condo 750 consists of 750 kilometres of off road cross country navigational rally. This event caters for Motorbikes, Quads, sidecars, Cars and Buggies and is held annually. The event attracts competitors, crews and…

  3. Tullibigeal Picnic Races

    Event dates to be confirmed: March 2019 , Condobolin

    The annual Picnic Race Meet features a six race program and on-course betting. There are great prizes available for the best dressed racegoers in the 'Fashions on the Field' Competition. There will be a jumping castle, laser tag, sand…