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Loxton - Cities, Towns and Localities
Welcome to the Garden City of the Riverland, Loxton. It was here that the

Sturt Memorial commemorates Captain Charles Sturt and his heroic bank rowed downstream past this spot on their great journey of discovery,
on 30th January 1830

It was also here that another plaque commemorates the first reunion of the Loxton family descendants of Albert Rich Loxton, who arrived from Somersetshire, England, in the sailing ship Elgin, in the year 1841.

Loxton is situated on the southern bank of the Murray River and services the surrounding district. With a number of attractions including the Historical Village, it is also only a short drive northwest to the townships of Moorook and Kingston-on-Murray. Here you can wander Banrock Station's boardwalks, discover the Murray's backwaters and creeks with a relaxing cruise, sample award-winning wines or just relax and enjoy the country hospitality provided by a variety of accommodation venues.

Check out our listing of Loxton accommodation, Big River Country accommodation and Riverland accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

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Loxton Visitor Information Centre
Bookpurnong Terrace
Ph: 08 8584 8071
Fax: 08 8584 6225


Mon to Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sun & Public Holidays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day
Hours may vary, contact visitor centre
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Loxton Attractions

The Terrace Gallery • Loxton Visitor Information Centre
• Roundabout, Bookpurnong Tce, LOXTON SA 5333 • Ph: 08 8584 8071 • Fax: 08 8584 6225 • Email
• The Terrace Gallery is incorporated within the visitor information centre, displaying and selling local art and crafts.
Loxton Historical Village
• As you walk down the main street of the Loxton Historical Village it is easy to feel like you have stepped back in time with over 30 fully furnished buildings and exhibits to explore.

A must to see, it will bring back memories of an era past and will educate children on how life used to be back in their grandparents and great grandparents time. Loxton's unique Historical Village is situated on the riverfront at Loxton in the South Australia Riverland, adjacent to Loxton's main shopping area.
Tree of Knowledge
• Marked on the trunk of this magnificent old river red gum are the river levels and the year they occurred. This simple flood indicator provides a great way of understanding the cycles and impact of the Murray System.

A great spot for picnic with gas, coin-operated BBQ facilities, shady lawned areas and children's playground.
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Loxton Distance

Distance to Loxton
• Following are some approximate distances by road to Loxton:
• Adelaide 220
• Barmera 35
• Berri 21
• Chowilla Game Reserve 75
• Meningie 211
• Mildura, VIC 166
• Murray Bridge 176
• Renmark 41
Distances given are only approximation, they should be verified with the appropriate maps.
The Australian Automotive Motoring Associations also offer select access to travel trip planners.
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