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Covid Safety Travel Update

Forbes Shire Council is committed to the safety and peace of mind of all its residents and visitors in regards to Covid. 

If you are travelling, please do so responsibly and follow the directions of the Public Health Order.

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Frost and Fire is back in 2022!

After being named a finalist in the NSW Tourism Awards in 2021, Amazing Forbes is excited to be bringing back the fiery fun to warm up your winter. Come and celebrate the Winter Solstice under starry skies in Forbes, Central NSW. 
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Forbes Ski Dam  /  4-10pm  /  18 June 2022

Tickets are available at
18 and over $15 and under 18 free entry.
Double Pass for $25 for access for 2 Adults.

Use your Service NSW Discover Vouchers for Frost and Fire Tickets!

Discover NSW Vouchers are eligible for event tickets only and are not eligible for parking. Any unused amount will not carry forward. Service NSW Vouchers expire 30th June 2022. You cannot redeem more than one voucher at the same business on the same day.

Find Yourself… in Amazing Forbes

Nestled on the Lachlan River in the heart of the Lachlan Valley, our historic town has magnificent heritage buildings, rich history and gold rush past, a stunning natural environment and unique local attractions. With an extensive range of places to explore, eat, stay and shop you’ll wish you had planned to stay a little longer. 

Relax and take in the sights of beautiful Lake Forbes, offering walking and cycle tracks to enjoy abundant birdlife, shaded picnic areas, BBQ facilities, play grounds and Free 48hr RV rest area. Don’t miss our myriad of sculptures and learn about the Wiradjuri people and their captivating culture at the Wiradjuri Dreaming Centre. McFeeter’s Motor Museum is a must for motor enthusiasts and the Forbes Museum is a hidden gem which will inspire you to seek out the legacy of Ben Hall; visit the site where he was shot, and his final resting place.

Take a long, long weekend

Goodbye two-day weekend, hello long, long weekend!

We can now travel regionally and we are so excited to welcome back visitors to Amazing Forbes

There’s so much to see + do
Take the boat out at Forbes Ski Dam
Relax by Lake Forbes
Explore the Town Centre and Heritage Trail
Fish at the Lachlan River
Get back to nature at Gum Swamp Wetlands

See Sculpture Down the Lachlan including the big Goanna Sculpture ‘Gugaa’ and the Amazing Sign




Forbes NSW Offical Visitor Guide

Read about all the things to see, do and discover

Amazing Events

See our exciting calendar of upcoming events


Planning you next trip to Amazing Forbes? Get inspired by reading up on our latest blog posts which feature all the amazing things to see and do, local producers, events and more.