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Whitton is located 23 kilometres west of Leeton and was originally a focal point for workers transporting goods and people into the south western areas of New South Wales in the 1850s.

The railway line arrived in 1881 and the railway station became the nucleus of town. Admire the town's historical buildings and visit the Whitton Courthouse Museum.

Whitton: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Gogeldrie Weir

Gogeldrie Weir is a major irrigation structure located on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River and is the principal water diversion point for the Coleambally irrigation area, as well as providing supplementary supplies of water to the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Areas.

The grounds of Gogeldrie Weir are an ideal picnic/camping area for families with fantastic barbecue facilities, toilets, showers and fully stocked kiosk. Fishing equipment available for hire. 20 cabins are also available.

Gogeldrie Road
Gogeldrie, NSW, 2705

Located 10.0K from Whitton

Altina Wildlife Park

This outstanding Wildlife Park has unique personalised Zoo-fari tours like no other. You will meet many Rare Exotic as well as some of Australia's Native animals up close and personal whilst travelling in style on Horse Drawn or Motorised Carts.

The open-aired and leisurely feel of the tour will allow you to experience exciting new encounters as Altina's guides take you around the Park during the animal's daily feed times. The guided tours go for 2.5 hours on scheduled times. You must book ahead to avoid disappointment as spots can fill up fast for this experience of a lifetime.

For the animal enthusiast you may like to try something a little more adventurous with the Behind the Scene Experiences where you feed and have the ultimate Altina encounter with your chosen animals.

14432 Sturt Highway
Darlington Point, NSW, 2706

Located 15.7K from Whitton

Darlington Point Museum

The Darlington Point Museum and collections within are managed by Heritage Darlington Point. Heritage Darlington Point aims to raise awareness of local heritage and history as well as preserving and maintaining various collections held within the Darlington Point Museum.

Inside the museum you can expect to find antiquated domestic and farm equipment from Darlington Point and the region.

Darlington Street
Darlington Point, NSW, 2706

Located 16.8K from Whitton

Murrumbidgee River Regional Park

Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park was created in July 2010 by combining a number of former state forests. It covers an area of 1180 hectares.

River Red Gums can be found along the Murrumbidgee River. The river red gum forests are an important component of the broader Murrumbidgee floodplain ecosystem. They contribute valuable ecosystem services, including carbon sequestration.

Best access to the Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park is from Darlington Point.

Kidman Way
Darlington Point, NSW, 2706

Located 17.1K from Whitton

Goanna Walking Track

Take a walk along the banks of the Murrumbidgee River. The 1.8 kilometre scenic Murrumbidgee River Walk starts at Fig Tree Park in the centre of the Darlington Point CBD and leads west under the Darlington Point Bridge downstream along the river at the clay banks, know by locals as the " Bunyip hole". picnic and resting places are situated along the way as well as interpretive signage informing visitors of the local flora, fauna and history.

The Bunyip is an Aboriginal mythological creature who lives in deep water. it resembles a large black hairy dog with long point ears, big teeth and howls.

During the 1930s approximately 25 families lived along this section of the walkway, however only the bachelors lived close to the Bunyip hole. At the end of the walk, a meeting place with a native garden, red gum tables and seats has been constructed to commemorate the significance of the Wiradjuri connection with the river and in respect for the community elders.

Stock Street
Darlington Point, NSW, 2706

Located 17.4K from Whitton

Fig Tree Park

Situated on the bank of the Murrumbidgee River and across the road from the Darlington Point supermarket and pub, Fig Tree Park makes a great, green stop for a picnic or a barbecue on your travels.

Take a stroll along the levee bank or catch up with friends for an undercover barbecue.

Punt Road
Darlington Point, NSW, 2706

Located 17.4K from Whitton

Darlington Point War Memorial Swimming Pool

A favourite with the locals in summer, the Darlington Point War Memorial Swimming Pool includes a 25 metre lap and recreational pool, shaded medium pool, shaded toddlers pool.

The facility also includes a kiosk, change rooms and shaded picnic tables and barbecue, so you can bring your friends and family and stay cool in summer.

Stock Street
Darlington Point, NSW, 2706

Located 17.7K from Whitton

Darlington Point CWA Park

Needing somewhere to stop along the Kidman Way or Sturt Highway with the kids - this park has it all. With outdoor exercise equipment, a skate park, barbecue units, sheltered playground, a kids traffic course and plenty of room to kick the footy of the lovey green grass - you'll be able to stretch your legs and breathe in some fresh air!!

21 Carrington Street
Darlington Point, NSW, 2706

Located 17.9K from Whitton

Willbriggie Regional Park - Darlington Point

Part of the Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park, the Willbriggie Regional Park offers access to the Murrumbidgee River from both sides of the river around Darlington Point.

For those that like to fish or head out on the water, there's a boat ramp to access the river near the Darlington Point Bridge.

South of the river, and accessible from the west side of Darlington Point township, adjacent to the Willbriggie Regional Park is the Goanna Walking Track.

There's free camping at Bunyip Hole and Whittackers Bend, suitable for caravans in dry weather (dirt road access). You can camp next to the Murrumbidgee River.
Please obey all signs within the Regional Park

Kidman Way
Darlington Point, NSW, 2706

Located 18.8K from Whitton

Whitton: Events

Leeton Bidgee Classic Fishing Competition

The annual Bidgee Classic Fishing Competition is held on the Murrumbidgee River at Gogeldrie Weir Park on the second weekend in March each year. The competition attracts hundreds of anglers and encourages the catch, photograph and release of native species such as Murray Cod and Golden Perch over 20 kilometres of competition waters.

Proceeds from the event are used to restock the Murrumbidgee River system with native fingerlings. There are thousands of dollars worth of prizes in many different categories as well as live entertainment, activities for the kids, raffles and much more.

Whether you consider yourself an expert angler or a novice, the Bidgee Classic will ensure a great family weekend. Gogeldrie Weir Park is 26 kilometres from Leeton and an ideal picnic area for families with fantastic barbecue facilities, toilets, showers and a kiosk. Camping and on-site cabins also available.

Event Dates
      6th Mar
      7th Mar
      8th Mar

Gogeldrie Road
Leeton, NSW, 2705

Located 12.9K from Whitton

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