Roxby Downs - SA RVFT
Roxby Downs north of Port Augusta and is the largest town in South Australia . With a population of nearly 5000 it has all the retail recreation and health facilities a traveller would require. As a regional hub it is the perfect place to rest and restock supplies before heading into the outback.The town was purpose built to accommodate mine workers and their families from the Olympic Dam Mine . The Olympic Dam Mine is located 16 kilometres from Roxby Downs and has the worlds fourth largest copper and gold deposits and the worlds largest uranium deposits. The Mine also produces significant quantities of silver. Roxby Downs is well known as an oasis in the desert with wide tree lined streets excellent amenities and lots of greenery. The town was built in 1988 and has maintained modern well-kept facilities.
The BP Station located in the hub of Roxby Downs offers visitors potable water a dump point and free extended parking. The main street is the focus of retail and cultural activity in Roxby Downs a grassed median strip is situated on Main Street with shaded park benches and tables suitable for picnics - a very popular spot for locals and visitors alike. BHP Billiton funded an Arid Recovery Reserve where rabbits cats and foxes have been eradicated to make way for native animals including the bilby western barred bandicoot and many others. Tag along night tours are on offer and certainly make for an interesting excursion second to none.
Roxby Downs offers everything from swimming golf and tennis to squash and bowls. Roxby Downs Cultural Precinct is a must featuring the towns visitor information centre an outback cinema art gallery auditorium and the Dunes Caf.
Roxby Downs VIC 1 15 Richardson Plc Roxby Downs SA
Ph 08 8671 5941
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Car park adj to Lions Park at the rear of the Roxby Downs Community Club
Short Term Parking
Rest Area 1km S of Roxby Down (48hr) Self contained vehicles only
Next door to BP Service Stn Olympic Way $10.00 key deposit at BP
Next door to BP Service Stn Olympic Way
Burgoyne St Ph 08 8671 9020
Roxby Downs Medical Practice 16 28 Burgoyne St Ph 08 8671 1900 Roxby Downs Family Practice 24 Gregory St Ph 08 8671 3231
Roxby Downs Pharmacy Shop 16 17 Richardson Place
Woolworths Roxby Central Shopping Centre Richardson Place Ph 08 8671 0288