Welcome

We invite you to come and experience our country hospitality, heritage, beautiful natural environment and distinctive local attractions. History will come alive as you explore our town and learn of its gold rush past. Experience Lake Forbes and the Lachlan River or a spectacular sunrise or sunset at the acclaimed Gum Swamp Wildlife Refuge. You will love our boutique and specialty stores and our distinctive local dining. Come and experience Forbes and you'll be left with a lasting impression until next you return. 

Forbes Visitor Information Centre
Forbes Railway Arts & Visitor Information Centre
Opening hours: 9am - 4pm Open every day except Christmas, Boxing Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday 
Address: Railway Station, Union Street, Forbes
Email: tourism@forbes.nsw.gov.au
Website: www.amazingforbesnsw.com

Official Destination Guide 
Forbes Shire welcomes visitors to our beautiful shire to enjoy our breathtaking natural landscapes, inspiring heritage, dynamic retail sector and mesmerising art and sculpture trails.  The Forbes Destination Guide provides a rich overview of our shire from the perspective of a visitor or a prospective resident or investor.  Come “Somewhere down the Lachlan” with us – it’s so amazing you’ll never want to leave. You can download the Forbes Official Visitor Guide via the link below, or if you prefer to have it posted to you, please email the Tourism Department with your postal details.