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A beautiful place...

We went there 6 years ago, and was there last week. The place was as beautiful as it was 6 years... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
EP008
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Sydney, Australia
beautiful walk and great cafe

Lake Canobolas is so beautiful. Great for a lovely walk and also has a fantastic cafe. The owner... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
summerberries
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Australia
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All reviews flying fox sandy beach dam wall pump house picnic tables both sides kids playground lovely spot great picnic walking track bbq facilities an oasis nice walk coffee shop picnic lunch play equipment great place to visit
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We had a pleasant walk around the lake. Not much else happening/to do here. The Kiosk was closed, did not need the playground and very little signage for visitors.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there 6 years ago, and was there last week. The place was as beautiful as it was 6 years ago, although the water level in the lake was lower. A great place for a picnic or for a walk in Orange...

Thank EP008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lake Canobolas is so beautiful. Great for a lovely walk and also has a fantastic cafe. The owner and the staff are very welcoming and you feel like you could sit there for hours

Thank summerberries
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lake canobolas is definitely a highlight in Orange. A perfect place for a walk, picnic, play, kayak and a swim if the weather is warm! Watch out for the European wasps at certain times during the year though

Thank nacats89
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We visited Orange for a family getaway and thoroughly enjoyed it. Lake Canobolas was relaxing and very peaceful. In May it is cool but perfect for completing the lake walk, which is level and easily completed.

1  Thank trudy n
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We literally did the loop (as in, we didn't get out of the car. Mind you, it was very cold). There's not much to see and unless you're planning to spend the afternoon here with a picnic, it's not really a picture perfect spot. Can...More

1  Thank wanderlust_rambler
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, great place for a stroll or a family picnic. Would be great in summer for swimming, paddle boarding , canoeing etc .

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Lots of people on a sunny June day. Large, safe kids playground. Check out the Pump House on the other side of the lake. Built in 1918 and recently restored. BBQ's provided.

Thank GrandadCharlie
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Beautiful surroundings, plenty of room for the children to run around...you can fish in the lake or swim...lake house cafe available for refreshments. BBQ Facilities

2  Thank janette h
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Pretty gardens and picnic facilities with walking trails. The lake itself is fairly unremarkable, reflective of low rainfall. Nevertheless it is a pleasant place to spend time for a picnic with family and friends.

Thank susan W
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Angelo S
13 January 2018|
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Response from Econoclast1785 | Reviewed this property |
Probably, but there are no special facilities.
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SydneyDayTripper
30 November 2016|
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Response from Tilly E | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm quite certain you can only get there via taxis which will cost quite a bit. I don't think a bus runs that far out.
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