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. Condobolin Annual Show

    Friday 24 August 2018 to Saturday 25 August 2018 , Condobolin

    The Show Society conducts the annual Condobolin Show in late August, hosting competitive classes for horses (six rings including Showjumping and ASHS), Merino sheep and fleeces, cattle, poultry, agricultural produce, fruit and vegetables, c…

    24 Aug - 25 Aug
  2. Lake Cargelligo Show

    Saturday 01 September 2018 , Condobolin

    Lake Cargelligo Show provides exhibits to display livestock, produce, art and manufacture from the local district in a welcoming and encouraging atmosphere. All members of the community and visitors to the area are welcome and encouraged …

    01 Sep
  3. 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 several…

    10 Mar