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Leeton

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Leeton is a town in the heart of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area in the Riverina region of New South Wales.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

By train[edit]

NSW Trainlink offer a Saturday train service to the town on the line between Hay and Sydney.

By bus[edit]

  • NSW Trainlink operates a daily services from Wagga Wagga to Griffith.[1]

By road[edit]

  • Leeton is 595 km west of Sydney via the Hume and Sturt Highways on the Irrigation Way.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Visit some secluded sand 'beaches' on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River. Getting there requires access on offroad track via Yanco following the road down to the Yanco Agricultural High School and turn off before reaching the new Euroley Bridge.

Do[edit]

Wander down the main St (Pine Ave) especially on a Saturday morning to seek the town at its busiest (Shops close at midday and the afternoon and Sundays are quiet)

  • 1 Yanco Powerhouse Museum, 13 Binya St, Yanco (Back Yanco Road), +61 2 6955 7765. 10AM - 4PM on the last Sunday of every month. Located in the former power house which powered the town of Leeton and parts of the M.I.A. from 1913 until the completion of the Snowy Mountains Scheme in 1957, today the building houses historic pictures, farm machinery and other items relating to the history of the M.I.A. $2 for adults and $1 for children (6 - 16years).

Gliding[edit]

  • 2 Leeton Gliding Club, Colinroobie Road, +61 2 6953 6970. Operates out of Brobenah airfield, 9 km north of town.

Wineries[edit]

Sport[edit]

  • Football (Soccer) - Leeton United FC

Buy[edit]

  • Leeton Market Plaza, 1 Acacia Avenue. Shopping centre which contains Millers Fashion Club, The Reject Shop and several other shops.

Eat[edit]

  • 1 Benvenuti Cafe & Restaurant, 18a Pine ave Leeton NSW 2705, +61 2 6953 7734.
  • 2 Chan's Hong Kong Restaurant, 81 Pine Ave Leeton NSW 2705, +61 2 6953 4111.
  • 3 Chung Hing Restaurant, 41 Pine Ave Leeton NSW 2705, +61 2 6953 2418.
  • 4 Historic Hydro Motor Inn, Chelmsford Place, Leeton, +61 2 6953 1555.
  • 5 Pages on Pine, 119 Pine Ave Leeton NSW 2705, +61 2 6953 7300. This small restaurant run by local woman and French Chef Husband adds a real fine dining element to Leeton.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Hotels[edit]

  • 1 Hotel Leeton, 71 Pine St Leeton NSW 2705, +61 2 6953 2027.
  • 2 Wade Hotel, 42 Pine Ave Leeton NSW 2705, +61 2 6953 3266.

Motels[edit]

  • 3 Leeton Heritage Motor Inn, 439 Yanco Ave Leeton NSW 2705, +61 2 6953 4100.
  • 4 Historic Hydro Motor Inn, Chelmsford Place, Leeton, +61 2 6953 1555.
  • 5 Riverina Motel, 1 Yanco Ave Leeton NSW 2705, +61 2 6953 2955.
  • 6 Town Centre Motel, 22 Wade Ave Leeton NSW 2705, +61 2 6953 3044.

Caravan Parks[edit]

  • 7 An Oasis Caravan Park, 90 Corbie Hill Road, Leeton, +61 2 6953 3882.
  • 8 Leeton Caravan Park, Yanco Ave, Leeton, +61 2 6953 3323.

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