Lake Burrendong

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Surrounded by beautiful bushland, Lake Burrendong is a popular sport and recreation destination, offering year-round attractions for water sports and fishing enthusiasts, nature lovers, bush walkers and campers. The lake is home to two holiday parks, an arboretum and a popular Sport and Recreation Centre. Both holiday parks offer cabins, tent and caravan sites, as well as a a range of fantastic facilities and activities for an unforgettable family holiday.

Burrendong Dam is situated on the Macquarie River just below its junction with the Cudgegong River, about 30 kilometres upstream from Wellington in Central West NSW. The dam is about 330 kilometres north-west of Sydney.


  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Swiming
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Camping
  • Hiking


  • Camping grounds (fees apply)
  • Boating facilities
  • Lookouts
  • Picnic areas
  • Barbecues
  • Car park

Important Information


  • Always do some research before heading out for your journey. Visit the dams 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.
  • 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.
  • Camping fees apply, check the parks website for bookings and further details.

Photo credits: Dubbo Regional Council

Location & Supplier

Lake Burrendong

Address: Burrendong Dam, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830

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