Jerilderie, on the banks of the Billabong Creek, is a pleasant location to take a break while travelling the Newell Highway. Also known as the start of the Kidman Way, its lovely parks and an attractive man-made lake, tempt the weary traveller. Jerilderie is famous for wool, rice, wheat, canola, onions, tomatoes and grapes to name just a few of the diverse range of crops grown in this irrigation area. Jerilderie is currently recognised for producing 24% of the national tomato crop.
Although only a relatively small community in terms of population, the town boasts an 18 hole grass green golf course, bowling greens, a lake for water sports, six tennis courts, a modern indoor sports complex and swimming pool, ample park land and a turf track race course. A miniature steam rail track nestled along the banks of the Billabong Creek near Horgan's Walk, a 1.8km nature walk attracts may visitors. Check out the Ned Kelly Post Office and other sites that Ned visited in the town.
Jerilderie caters for a range of appetites, from cafes to a Bakery, bistro meals, restaurants and service station facilities.There is an ample range of accommodation to suit varying budgets and tastes. From Hotels and Motels to Caravan Parks, Lodges, Backpacker accommodation and Camping Areas in various locations either near the lake, in the centre of town or adjacent to the Golf Club you can be assured of finding the appropriate accommodation.
Temperatures for Jerilderie
Jerilderie Area has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Jerilderie Area is approximately 31 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 15 °c.
Jerilderie Area has mild winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Jerilderie Area is approximately 14 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 3 °c.
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