Welcome to Amazing Forbes

Have you been dreaming of a country escape? Grab your bags and hit the road – your Central West adventure awaits.

With beautiful 19th Century architecture, journey back in time as you explore this historic town. Follow in the footsteps of infamous bushranger, Ben Hall from the gold rush era and find treasures at the Forbes Historical Museum.

Get back to nature with a visit to Gum Swamp Wetlands with bird life galore, take a relaxing stroll around Lake Forbes or spend a day out on the boat at the Ski Dam.

After you’ve worked up an appetite enjoy a hearty meal at one of the local pubs or cafes and enjoy a spot of retail therapy, browsing an array of boutique stores.

Once you’ve wondered around town and seen the array of murals and sculptures, continue the art path with ‘Sculpture down the Lachlan’ and be amazed by this trail of magnificent public art.

At the Wiradjuri Dreaming Centre, be sure to learn about this ancient culture at their sacred meeting place through interpretive panels and totems which tell stories of their spiritual connection to land and country.

So, whether you’re a history buff, a lover of nature and the outdoors or are passionate about fine art and culture – there is an experience waiting for you in Forbes.

Forbes Visitor Information Centre
Opening hours: 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday, 10am - 3pm Saturday and Sunday
Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday

Phone: 02 6852 4155
Address: 46 Mary Street, Forbes
Email: tourism@forbes.nsw.gov.au
Website: www.amazingforbesnsw.com

Visitor Guide 
For more information and to plan your trip to Forbes, visit our website www.amazingforbesnsw.com and view our Visitor Guide , or if you prefer to have it posted to you, please email tourism@forbes.nsw.gov.au with your postal details.