Fruit Picking Leeton. This town is located in New South Wales and is the administrative hub of the massive Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (MIA). Leeton is known for its historic architecture, horticulture, extensive rice farms, processing facilities, art deco buildings and plentiful, wide open parklands in the town.
Fruit Picking Leeton. When to go?
- January to December – Citrus picking and packing
- February to March – Grape picking
- September to May – Vegetables
- November to April – Stonefruit
How to get there?
Leeton is 595 kms by road from Sydney via the Hume and Sturt Highways and Irrigation Way from Narrandera. It is located 84 kms South East of Griffith and 29 kms North West of Narrandera on Irrigation Way. Leeton is accessible by rail and bus daily from Sydney.
Fruit Picking Leeton. Where to stay?
There are hotels, motels, guest houses, B&Bs, caravan parks with camping facilities and backpacker hostels in town. Some farms may also have provision for camping on-site.
The Fruitshack Working Hostel is located on farm in Leeton, the building has been renovated and fitted out with a kitchen, bathroom and dorm rooms. The hostel specialises in finding working holiday makers jobs in the area.
Leeton Places to visit.
Leeton’s Art Deco Architecture, Chelmsford Place, Hydro Hotel, the Court House, local parks and reserves, Murrumbidgee River locations, Yanco Agricultural High School, Yanco Powerhouse Museum and Yanco Weir.