The Lets Dance Carinda Festival is held in the central western town of Carinda situated by road 630km from Sydney, 768km from Brisbane, 1026km from Melbourne, 1269km from Adelaide and 658km from Canberra. The easiest way to get here is to drive.
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WHERE TO STAY
Offering geniune country hospitality, great food, cold beer, and loaded with character. Clean and comfortable accommodation ranging from free camping to cabins is available but does book up well in advance for the festival weekend.
If glamping is more your style then you can not go past booking a glamping tent through Nomadic Belle. Tents will be fully set up with beds and linens you dont have to do a thing.
Glamping tents will be avilable to book when tickets go on sale.
If camping is more your style you will be able to camp at the sports grounds where the festival takes place. Camping is free but you must have a valid festival ticket to camp within the grounds. There are free showers and toilets available.
If you are after motel accomodation you can find this in the surrounding towns of Walgett 70km and Coonamble 100km.
WHAT TO DO
While you are visiting our lovely little town make sure to take a stroll down the main street and visit our local cafe and gift shop the Far West Store and grab a coffee while you peruse the lovely wares made by locals. Then head on down a little further and you will find the famous Carinda Hotel and grab a cold one while sitting back and enjoying the country peace and quiet. If you are wanting to cool down make sure to grab a pool key at the Carinda Servo and take a dip in the local pool.
If you have extra time to spare on your trip there are many local attractions at our neighbouring towns of Coonamble, Lightning Ridge and Walgett.
WHAT TO BRING
Carinda is situated 70km from our nearest neighbouring town and does not have many luxuries that you would be used to in the city so being prepared for your visit is a must.
PHONE SERVICE - We run off a Telstra tower which means that only people on the Telstra network will have service. If you will need your phone it is advised you pick yourself up a prepaid simcard to use over the weekend.
FUEL - We have a 24/7 fuel station in town with card facilities only NO CASH.
WATER - Due to the ongoing drought water supplies are limited. If you are camping or staying for the weekend it is advised that you bring your own water for cooking and drinking.
MONEY - Carinda does not have a bank or ATM facilities. It is advised that you bring enough cash to see you through the weekend. There are eftpos facilities available at the Far West Store and the Carinda Hotel but there are no eftpos facilities at the Let's Dance Festival.