Aroona Dam Sanctuary, Leigh Creek

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  • We'd somehow expected that someone would direct us to the main attraction of the town at some point. And we hadn't asked, so it was upon leaving Leigh Creek for Adelaide that we saw the sign to...  more »
  • Aroona Dam is about 6km off the highway, south of the township of Leigh Creek. It's a dirt road and can be rough in places but certainly not just 4WD. There isnt alot of water but still worth...  more »
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  • Very scenic place with excellent tourism potential as the current facilities are basic but adequate. We watched a wedge-tailed eagle swoop feral goats in an area down stream from the dam.
  • We went there for the 4km hike! It is very beautiful and we also saw a lot of wildlife. The place look a bit run down, the signs for the hike are mostly still there, but we had a little bit of trouble to follow them on the way back. It was still easy enough to figure out our own way back anyway!

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