Leigh Creek

Urban

Leigh Creek is known as, The Best End of the Flinders.

Leigh Creek is an attractive town, with many facilities to offer you after your outback travels.

It is on the northern edge of the Flinders Ranges, close to the Leigh Creek Coalfield. The coal is sent on the longest coal train in Australia to the power stations at Port Augusta.

Visit the coal mine, rugged gorges and the Aroona Dam Sanctuary. Go four wheel driving and bush walking. Enjoy rustic outback pubs.

Leigh Creek is a great base location to visit Wilpena Pound, Aroona Dam and Parachilna Gorge. See these remarkable landscapes and try to catch a glimpse of the yellow-footed rock wallabies that live in the area.

What’s next? Arkaroola and The Simpson Desert? Travel the famous Strzelecki Track to Innamincka. The Birdsville Track is for serious four wheel driving, follow it all the way to Birdsville in Queensland. The Oodnadatta Track is another great four wheel drive track, take this route to the Northern Territory.