Of course, if you stay a while, you can
visit some nearby attractions including Aroona Dam, Parachilna Gorge, Sliding
Rock and Wilpena Pound.
Leigh Creek is situated 560 km from
Adelaide and is 270 km north of
Augusta on Highway 83. There is air service and airport transfer available to
Leigh Creek. Daytime summer temperatures can reach over 40ºC and winter nights
can fall to below zero degrees. Rainfall is low and extremely variable, and when
it does occur can produce floods.
Facilities in Leigh Creek include Foodland
Supermarket,, cafe, newsagency, tavern with bar and dining facilities, post
office, service station/garage, church, EFTPOS, Olympic size swimming pool with
shaded areas, hospital, recreational facilities, BMX track, golf course,
library, and a number of other shops and services.
Among the many attractions in the area
You can contact the RAA or visit the local information centre for more advice
on travelling safely through outback South Australia. Check out our listing of
Leigh Creek accommodation,
Flinders Ranges accommodation