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.
Roxburgh has New Zealand's oldest operating picture theaters.
When passing through the remote War Memorial location and vista is worth a look.