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Daroobalgie: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Forbes Railway Visitor Information Centre


Forbes Railway Visitor Information Centre is located in the old railway building on Union Street.

The centre is run by volunteers of the Forbes community in conjunction with Forbes Shire Council. The centre provides people visiting the Forbes Shire with information services and assistance in what ever way possible. The centre also has a large range of handmade goods, arts and crafts, Forbes memento's as well as delicious home made cakes and goodies.

If you are interested in the history of Forbes and that of the infamous bushranger Ben Hall, you can learn all about him and his gang in the Ben Hall discovery room and view a recreation of his life and of his death.




Union Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 8.0K from Daroobalgie

Forbes and District Historical Society Museum


The Forbes and District Historical Society Museum is housed in 'Osborne Hall' - the dance hall of the Osborne Hotel which was built circa 1878.

Displayed in the Museum are items pertaining to all facets of the history of Forbes including aboriginal artefacts, furniture, photographs, tools, clothing, and household wares together with a large display of old and historic machinery including an "Ivel" tractor.

There is also an exhibition about Ben Hall - The Myths Behind the Legend, and a World War One exhibition relating to Forbes' contribution to World War One.





11 Cross Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 8.5K from Daroobalgie

Forbes Heritage Walk


Abundant in history, Forbes has long been known for its historic buildings, most of which are still in use today. Many were featured in the film 'The Dish'. The heritage walk allows you to explore this unique heritage and town.

The Central Business District Walk takes in 18 sites and takes approximately 110 minutes to complete. Please visit the web site for more information.




118 Lachlan Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 9.0K from Daroobalgie

Lake Forbes


Lake Forbes is a restful place for picnickers and travellers. The banks are grassy and there are barbecue and picnic facilities, large shade trees with abundant birdlife and playgrounds. A tranquil relaxing place to meander the 4.8 kilometres of walkway and cycling tracks, sharing the beauty with the swans and other aquatic wildlife living on and around the lake. Lake Forbes also now provides a free water park for the kids which is accessible via Bandon Street.




Gordon Duff Drive
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 9.1K from Daroobalgie

Daroobalgie: Events

Kalari Lachlan River Arts Festival


The Kalari-Lachlan River Arts Festival is a biennial community celebration of country creativity and resilience based in the river town of Forbes, in Central Western NSW. We see it as a regional festival for the entire Kalari-Lachlan River catchment and neighbouring river systems.

There is definitely something for everyone at the next Kalari-Lachlan River Arts Festival.

Please visit the web site for full event information.


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Rankin Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 8.7K from Daroobalgie

Vanfest Music and Arts Festival


The NSW regional music festival, Vanfest, will continue this year with another stellar line up from multi-award winning, local and international artists.

With two day camping options available, market stalls, inflatable water slide, beach bars and more, Vanfest is surely going to be one event to add to your calendar.

Check the website for more details, Look forward to seeing you there!


Event Dates
2017
      1st Dec
      2nd Dec


Show Street,
Forbes Showground
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 9.9K from Daroobalgie

Parkes Country Music Awards


Join them for the 50th Anniversary Parkes Country Music Awards. Enjoy the excellent line up of professional and guest artists whilst enjoying the jam-packed festival program including street busking and competitions, Family Muster, Gospel Service, free entertainment, Music Awards, Australian Country Talent Seekers Quest, gala presentation of awards with concert, and much more.

Entry tickets are available at individual events. A great family weekend for all.


Event Dates
2017
      29th Sep
      30th Sep
      1st Oct


Parkes Services Club,
9 - 17 Short Street
Parkes, NSW, 2870

Located 22.6K from Daroobalgie

Parkes Agricultural Show


The Parkes Show is one of the largest agricultural shows west of the Blue Mountains.

The Parkes Show is held each August running over three days and two nights with plenty of entertainment, side shows and trade stands along with a spectacular fireworks display that can be seen from miles around.

The event also features four days of horse events as well as exhibits of sheep, cattle, birds and poultry. Competitions of Junior and Senior Miss Showgirl, Junior Judging, a Shearing competition and the popular Smash Up Derby .


Event Dates
2017
      28th Aug
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Parkes Showground
Parkes, NSW, 2870

Located 22.8K from Daroobalgie

Daroobalgie: Travel Tips

Forbes Visitor Information Centre


Call into the Forbes Visitor Information Centre for information on Forbes and the surrounding area. The friendly staff can provide you with a range of information on local attractions, upcoming events, assistance with accommodation and other services as required. Maps and brochures are also available, together with a selection of souvenirs and other merchandise.




Railway Station,
Union Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 8.0K from Daroobalgie

Forbes Motor Museum Visitor Centre


Call into the Forbes Motor Museum Visitor Centre where the friendly local staff will welcome you and assist with information on points of interest in Forbes and the surrounding area, Visit the souvenir gift shop, pick up maps and other relevant information. The Centre also houses a cafe restaurant and cellar door showcasing local wines.




Newell Highway,
Corner Oxford Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 9.7K from Daroobalgie

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