Lake Cargelligo

#EscapeToTheLake# Forget the expense and stress of a busy holiday destination and instead, take the plunge into Lake Cargelligo. Pack up the camper, van or tent, book into Motel and Hotel accommodation or the beautifully maintained caravan park, and take the “…path least travelled”. Turn off the highways and discover this gem in The Lachlan Shire, situated 560 KM’s West of Sydney, in the heart of NSW, and simply… Escape to the Lake!

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”.

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Lake Cargelligo Solar Thermal Plant

Importance of solar energy • Solar power is expected to have the greatest growth of many renewable energy sources. • Solar power is better able to match demand profile. • Solar power is considered to have lower environmental impact. • Solar technology matches the geography of many of the developing economies and is suitable for 50% of the globe. Why …

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Fish and other aquatic life in Lake Cargelligo and the mid-Lachlan

When people think of Australia’s inland rivers in the Murray-Darling Basin they commonly default to carp, cod and yabbies, but there’s a lot more going on once you take a look beneath the surface. Because Lake Cargelligo is a shallow area with a great deal of habitat diversity, it functions as a fish nursery for the Lachlan catchment, and this …

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Beginner’s guide to bird watching

Lake Cargelligo is the place to start when on the hunt for the most species sighted or rare and threatened birds! But for anyone with an appreciation for birds, in particular waterbirds, Lake Cargelligo is one of three noteworthy lakes.

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