Chifley Dam

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Chifley Dam located in Bathurst, Country NSW is worth a spot on your Aussie Bucket List if you enjoy camping, fishing and boating.

Chifley Dam is located a leisurely three hour drive over the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. It is a perfect location for a quiet weekend getaway or a fantastic fun holiday for the family. The dam is Bathurst's water supply and recreation area - power boating, water skiing and sailing are permitted.

The dam offers good fishing, cabin accommodation, barbecue and picnic facilities.

There is a free primitive camping area with a maximum of four camp sites, maximum stay is three nights.


  • Camping
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Water sports
  • Picnics


  • Camping ground
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecues
  • Car park

Important Information


  • Always do some research before heading out for your journey. Visit the parks website for up to date information on the current conditions.
  • Wear suitable footwear and ensure to bring a hat and sunscreen to protect yourself from the elements.
  • Plan ahead and ensure to take enough food and water for your journey.
  • Always stay on the marked tracks where possible. Never climb fences, they are there for your own safety.
  • Please consider the environment, take your rubbish with you or place in the bins provided. We want to ensure these beautiful places are still here for our future generations to enjoy.
  • Ensure to let a responsible adult know of your plans and report back into them once you have finished exploring for the day.
  • Check the regions website for camping bookings and further details.

Photo credits: Bathurst Region

Location & Supplier

Chifley Dam

Address: Chifley Dam, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795

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