ROXBURGH

Roxburgh is another gold mining town on State Highway 8. Roxburgh is generally approached from either Lawrence coming from the south or Alexandra from the north. Roxburgh is an isolated town and is only a ‘through’ town for few travelers.

Roxburgh is another of those central Otago towns that are based in a majestic valley of visual drama.

Roxburgh is also at the base of the Clutha River/ Roxburgh Dam.

Roxburgh the town is an historic gold rush town that has its great historic past being challenged by investment and local economic factors. Isolation will potentially threaten this great little town.

Roxburgh is well known for its Roxdale fruit and “Jimmies” Pies and both are available to this day.

The Roxburgh War Memorial is acknowledged on two sites.

The churches are magnificent but economic factors are/have threatened their potential to survive in Roxburgh.

The Roxburgh Museum opens on weekends.

Roxburgh has New Zealand's oldest operating picture theaters.

The Roxburgh Hotels have high profile and well located.

When passing through the remote War Memorial location and vista is worth a look.

 

 

Fireplace Dump Station
General Store   Bottled Gas
Internet   Caravan
Camping 4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
Rotary Club Lions Club
Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery   Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking Jet Boating
Information Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course