Tarcutta

Tarcutta is a city in New South Wales, Australia.

Understand

Tarcutta is the half-way point on the Hume Highway between Sydney and Melbourne. One of the last towns to be bypassed on this busy dual-carriageway route, its main street long had a constant stream of cars and rumble of trucks, but is now wide and quiet. It is unclear how or if Tarcutta will adapt to its new role of quiet country town. The immediate effect has been prounced, with the service station and several take-away places now boarded up, and town's pub for sale.

The neighbouring town of Holbrook is the competition as a stopping point. Also bypassed, Holbrook has the submarine, the park, and a few nice cafes to make the stop a little more worthwhile.

Get in

The Hume Highway between Sydney and Melbourne passes near Tarcutta at the half-way point. The freeway diverts around 1km around the town, and the diversion into the town will cost you less than a minute on your journey.

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Sleep

Tarcutta Half Way Motor Inn.

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