A genuine Central Otago town, Roxburgh (population appr. 600) is the heart of the scenic Teviot Valley. It's a picturesque town on the shores of the Clutha River with some great cafes and shops!
Located only 1.5 hours from Dunedin, Wanaka and Queenstown allowing for some fantastic day trips.
The Roxburgh township is located on the banks of the mighty Clutha River which boasts some of the best salmon fishing in New Zealand. Surrounding lakes are well stocked with Brown and Rainbow trout and Lake Roxburgh is the ideal spot for watersports – kayaking, jetboating, water skiing and sailing.
Roxburgh hosts many activities varying from a challenging 18 hole golf course, 4WD tracks, movie theatre, biking and walks trails ranging from the leisurely town walk to a rewarding hill climb on the Bullock Track, which offers a spectacular vista of the Teviot Valley. There are plenty of historic locations to be found and enjoyed.
Experience the many walks round the Gold Mining Ladysmith Trail and the Clutha Gold Cycle Trail or fantastic fishing spots along the Clutha River with easy access from a track leading right to our back door. All shops, cafes and amenities are within energetic walking distance along our trail.
Famous for producing a wide variety of delicious fruit – cherries, apricots, plums, nectarines, peaches, pears and tasty crisp apples. In summer, fresh fruit, sauces, jams, pickles, juices, vegetables and plants can be purchased directly from the abundant roadside stalls.
A visit to Roxburgh would not be complete without trying one of our world famous Jimmy’s Pies.