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Condobolin

Condobolin is located on the Lachlan River just an hour from Parkes, Forbes, West Wyalong and Lake Cargelligo.

Condobolin is a busy country town, with small industrial services and business, excellent medical services, a modern hospital and retirement village, banking services along with a variety of sporting and recreation facilities.

Home to approximately 3,500 people, Condobolin is serviced by well maintained roads and unique attractions.



Condobolin

Condobolin: Where To Go / Sightseeing

The Lachlander Museum


The Lachlander Museum at 46 Bathurst Street Condobolin was established in 1895 and were printing their newspaper on one of the last operational hot metal printing presses in Australia up until January 2004.

All of the equipment previously used has been kept complete and is available for inspection by appointment at the Lachlander Museum. Machinery includes three presses and two intertype machines.

To make an appointment please phone the friendly staff at The Lachlander on the number supplied.




46 Bathurst Street
Condobolin, NSW, 2877

Located 0.1K from Condobolin

The Condobolin Railway Museum


The Condobolin Railway Museum at Madline Street Condobolin is a must see for train buffs. It houses a diverse collection of old trikes, trailers and railway items as well as other pieces including old motors and horse drawn machinery donated by local people.

Visitors to the museum are most welcome. Ask the staff at Western Plains Regional Development Centre or call the phone number provided to arrange a visit.




Madline Street
Condobolin, NSW, 2877

Located 0.9K from Condobolin

The Wiradjuri Study Centre


The Wiradjuri Study Centre was constructed with the express purpose of promoting the study and understanding of Wiradjuri culture.

The centre offers a local hub for training, development and employment, cultural appreciation, cultural awareness and heritage issues, a keeping place and a space to yarn up.

Local Indigenous art and products are available for purchase.

You are welcome to visit this centre by appointment, please contact them on the phone number provided.




The Wiradjuri Study Centre,
Corner Cunningham Street and McDonnell Street
Condobolin, NSW, 2877

Located 0.9K from Condobolin

Gum Bend Lake


Enjoy Gum Bend Lake, a man made lake three kilometres from Condobolin and when full is 1.75 metres deep.

Opened on 22 October 1988, Gum Bend Lake was a project to commemorate Australia's bicentenary and was jointly funded by the NSW Bicentennial Council, the people of Condobolin and the Lachlan Shire Council. The Gum Bend Lake extension was opened on 20 May 1990, to commemorate the centenary of Local Government in Condobolin.

Gum Bend Lake is ideal for water skiing and also proves popular with bird watchers and for fishing on the nearby Lachlan River. Facilities include picnic tables, free barbecues, playground, toilet and shower facilities and a large rest area to the east of the Lake to take a break and enjoy. To visit Gum Bend Lake travel west on Bathurst Street.




Gum Bend Lake Road
Condobolin, NSW, 2877

Located 3.5K from Condobolin

Mount Tilga


Mount Tilga is eight kilometres north on the Melrose Road and was originally knows in the 1800s as the geographical centre of NSW.

Enjoy the environment at the base of the mountain, or for the more adventurous you may wish to carefully climb to the top, for panoramic 360 degree views of the lower Lachlan Valley.




Mount Tilga ,
Melrose Road
Condobolin, NSW, 2877

Located 12.7K from Condobolin

Kings Grave - Goobothery Monument


Goobothery Monument or Kings Grave is between Condobolin and Euabalong on the Lachlan Valley Way. Surveyor-General John Oxley documented Kings Grave on 29 July 1817 on his return journey when exploring the Lachlan River. This site is a sacred burial site of an Aboriginal chief who drowned while crossing the river in a flood.

On the 21 July 1913 (96 years later) Edmund Milne and a party of men located one of the carved trees still intact and the lower portion of the other. The two carved trees were removed and relocated to the Australian Museum in Sydney and a stone cairn and replica posts were erected to commemorate the Oxley expedition and the discovery of the sacred site. Today the site is over 194 years old.




Lachlan Valley Way
Condobolin, NSW, 2877

Located 20.5K from Condobolin

Condobolin: Events

Condobolin Picnic Races


Come and enjoy the best of country hospitality at one of the Central West's leading country picnic race meets.

Trackside, the race meet boasts a six-race program, with prize money topping AUD8,000 for the hotly contested Condobolin Cup. A stunning line up is expected, with horses travelling from across the Central West and wider region to compete on the day. TAB facilities will be available at the track.

As part of the off-track attractions, the annual Fashions on the Field contest will be held. With four fashion titles up for grabs; including Women's Classic Race Wear, Most Outstanding Millinery, Women's Contemporary Race Wear and Best Dressed Gentlemen, it is sure to attract the most stylish of race goers. Distinguished judges will cast their vote on the day and winners will be awarded fabulous prizes for their flair.


Event Dates
2017
      18th Feb


Condobolin, NSW, 2877

Located 0.1K from Condobolin

Slattery's Auctions Condo 750


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 enthusiasts from all over Australia including national and international competitors and has been known to pull the odd celebrity.

Condobolin has great free camping facilities at the SRA grounds and Gum Bend Lake. Admission is free to all official Slattery Auctions Condo 750 events held over the weekend so grab the family and come to Condo for a great weekend of racing entertainment.


Event Dates
2017
      7th Apr
      8th Apr
      9th Apr


Diggers Avenue
Condobolin, NSW, 2877

Located 0.5K from Condobolin

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