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Garema: Where To Go / Sightseeing

McFeeters Motor Museum and Visitor Information Centre

McFeeters Motor Museum showcases a stunning private collection of vehicles ranging from 1905 to 1999. Housed in a purpose built complex, the collection consists of veterans, vintage, classic, street rods and custom cars.

As of June 2013, McFeeters Motor Museum has become an accredited Visitor Information Centre. If you are heading into Forbes from the West, be sure to call in and the friendly staff can assist with your enquiries. Also located in the Motor Museum complex is the Superbee Car Cafe, souvenir gift shop and Banderra Estate cellar door which is available for tastings and sales.

Whether your interest is as a car enthusiast, architectural buff or you are just travelling through; McFeeters Motor Museum is definitely worth a visit.

Oxford Street ,
Corner of Newell Highway
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 19.4K from Garema

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 19.7K from Garema

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 20.1K from Garema

Forbes Platypus Gallery

Located right in the middle of the central business district is the Forbes Platypus Gallery. The Gallery is operated by the Members and Friends of the Forbes Arts Society.

On exhibition and for sale are works from artists in the Forbes, Parkes, Orange, Cowra, Peak Hill and surrounding areas.

Call in and browse the magnificent works, and you never know; you might just find a special piece that catches your eye.

111 Lachlan Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 20.3K from Garema

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 20.5K from Garema

Ochre Arch Farm

Visitors to 'Ochre Arch' have the opportunity to experience a guided farm tour, personally hosted by the owners Phillip and Jan Diprose. The 480 hectare farm is a fully operational beef and wool producing business with a practical 'real' sustainability focus, set up for simple management. Each tour is customised to visitor interests; and you will get to enjoy some of Jan's delicious home cooking with a 'cuppa'.

Tours may focus on goal based land management and processes, low stress stock management and handling, indigenous aspects of the farm and artefacts, off grid power system, community and on-farm water schemes, local history, panoramic views of the local landscape, native vegetation and wildlife, and direct selling of their grass-fed beef.

Both Phillip and Jan are heavily involved in the local community and are happy to openly share their experience.

The Ochre Arch is a truly unique and significant, registered indigenous site.

761 Goodes Lane
Pinnacle, NSW, 2810

Located 20.8K from Garema

Garema: Events


The NSW regional music festival, Vanfest, will continue this year with another stellar line up from multi-award winning, local and international artists including; Angus and Julia Stone, Dead Letter Circus, Drapht, Xavier Rudd, The Rubens, The Potbelleez, Tigerlily, Urthboy and plenty more!

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
      25th Nov
      26th Nov

Show Street,
Forbes Showground
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 19.6K from Garema

Forbes Light the Night

Every day 35 Australians are diagnosed with blood cancer. You can bring a little light into their lives by supporting a Leukaemia Foundation Light the Night walk. Raise funds and walk with them this October to help more Australians beat blood cancer through research and support. Gather with family and friends to shine a beautiful lantern; gold to remember someone, white for your own journey or blue to show you care. Join the Forbes Light the Night walk, please visit the web site.

Event Dates
      4th Nov

Browne Street,
Victoria Park
Forbes, NSW, 2804

Located 20.0K from Garema

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.

Event Dates
      27th Oct
      28th Oct
      29th Oct

Rankin Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 20.4K from Garema

Garema: Travel Tips

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 19.4K from Garema

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