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Useful & Important Info

USEFUL & IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR TRAVELLERS
Approx. Travelling Distances from Lake Cargelligo...

 

Sydney

551km

7 hours

Melbourne

590km 

7 hours

Wagga Wagga

263km  

3 hours

Dubbo

306km

3.5 hours

Griffith

135km  

1.5 hours

Brisbane

1136km 

14 hours

Bathurst

342km 

4 hours

Large Agricultural Equipment 
  • Tractors, harvesters and trucks use the roads at certain times of the year. Agricultural machinery can be wide and care should be taken when passing or overtaking these vehicles.
Towing a Caravan 
  • The major roads are all sealed, however many roads in the region are unsealed and drivers should be aware that these roads can be dusty and hide some obstacles. Dust will turn to mud so a good rule is to check the weather before leaving for a days driving. The option to camp and do day trips is wise.
Caravan Park 
  •  The Lakeview Caravan Park is situated in Naradhan Street, and has a view over looking the surrounding park land and the lake itself. The park has excellent facilities including new male/female toilets, a barbecue area, renovations of existing amenities, 4 onsite cabins, landscaped gardens throughout site, sealed entry and ring roads, 46 powered sites and 14 non powered sites. The Caretaker is situated on site within the caravan park. It is possible to camp in Travelling Stock Reserves with a permit from the local Rural Lands Protection Board. Reserves are for everyone’s use, so please take your rubbish with you when you leave.  
Dump Point
  • Is located in Narranderra Street for the convenience of self contained mobile home travellers.
Mobile Phone Reception 
  •  There is a good general reception in the region, although the more distant areas may have  patchy coverage. Next G is available and some digital phones work in the area, it is not always available between towns.
Stock and Wildlife 
  • Watch out for stock or wildlife such as kangaroos, emus and birds when driving in the Heart of NSW. There are many birds on the road at harvest time between October and January. You might also see echidnas, goannas, blue tongue lizards and snakes. Also be aware of livestock (sheep & cattle) being moved on travelling stock routes that can often be found along the side of the road grazing.
Fishing Licences
  • are required on all waters in NSW. Licences are available for a few days to three years, with concessions available. Licences are available from Caltex Shop, 108 Canada St, Orr’s Gifts and Sports, 16 Foster Street or Lake Building Supplies, 49 Reef Street.
Driving on Gravel Roads
  • Do not speed! The speed you can travel depends on the condition of the road. Be sure to slow down in dust as there could be a slower vehicle in front of you. Never swerve, especially on gravel roads.
Camping 
  • Some areas in the region such as National Parks and specific reserves may require a permit to camp overnight which can be clarified by contacting the National Parks & Wildlife Service (1300 361 967), the local Rural Lands Protection Board, Lachlan Shire Council or one of the local Visitor Information Centres.
ATMs
  • Lake Cargelligo has ATM’s in the main street and also the Royal Hotel and supermarkets. EFTPOS is also available in some businesses.
Service Stations
  • One thing to remember is that you can’t always get 24 hour fuel in the country, so fill up when you are able to. Caltex Service Station has fuel available on a 24 hour self serve machine. LPG is available at the local BP