Lake Cargelligo is an unexpected oasis for first time visitors. The awesome lake at the end of the main street, is picture perfect. It is an ever changing canvas, reflecting the timelessness of an ancient Dreamtime past, alongside a resilient, modern, farming community. Picturesque parks and modern amenities, a small but well serviced town, friendly locals and Mother Nature at her best all around you, what’s not to love?
Whether it be water and Jet skiing or wake boarding; some laid back sailing and kayaking; or simply taking a dip in the cool calm water, Lake Cargelligo will float your boat! The nearby Lachlan River and Lake Cargelligo Lakes and Wetlands, with renowned fishing spots for Cod, Yellow Belly, Silver Perch and Redfin, are a mecca for fishing enthusiasts.
Lake Cargelligo name is derived from the Wiradjury word “Cudjallagong” meaning “large lake” or “water container”.