Traveller Information & Resources
Roxby Downs is a great place to stop and refuel both your vehicle and yourselves with the many facilities available for travellers passing through our town.
If you need some help finding anything, the Visitor Information Centre in the Roxbylink complex is a great place to start to find a few more interesting tips and tours to do in the local area.
Below are the two main accommodation options for Roxby Downs, there are also a couple of options on the 'AirBnB' website.
Discovery Parks Roxby Downs
94 Burgoyne Street
ROXBY DOWNS SA 5725
Phone: (08) 8671 1991
(formally Myall Grove Holiday Park)
Roxby Downs Motor Inn
Cnr Richardson Place and Arcoona Street
ROXBY DOWNS SA 5725
Phone: (08) 8671 0311
Find out about accommodation options in our neighbouring towns for Andamooka, Woomera and Pimba here.
Roxby Downs doesn't have any official free camping sites. Please speak to staff at the Visitor Information Centre regarding options for places this is permitted on the outskirts of town.
Andamooka has a low cost Caravan and Camping Ground, located just on the left as you come in to Andamooka from Roxby. Marked on the below map as camping. $3 per person per night or $10 per night powered for two people, payment is by honour system in a collection box adjacent to the BBQ kitchen. Facilities include; hot showers (coin operated), toilets, potable water (some fees apply), undercover BBQ kitchen, shade shelter, playground and skate ramp. Visit www.andamooka.sa.au for more information.
Dump PointA dump point and potable water station is available on Olympic Way next to BP on the Roxby Township side.
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Roxby Downs is roughly 560 km North of Adelaide - South Australia's Capital City.
Drive to Roxby Downs
Turn off of the Stuart highway at Pimba and bypass Woomera and follow Olympic Dam Road or from the Oodnadatta Track head down the Borefield Road (unsealed) and onto Olympic Way.
Fly to Roxby Downs
Alliance Airlines operates flights between Olympic Dam and Adelaide landing at Olympic Dam Airport (10 km's out of Roxby Downs) and only take 1.5 hours.
Long Vehicle Parking
Long vehicle parking is available just off of Richardson Place at the western end, behind the Roxby Downs Community Club. Please note this area is not for overnight camping.
Public toilets are available at the centre of the main street - Richardson Place, at Lions Park next to the the long vehicle parking and at the Visitor Information Centre. Refer to town map below.
Outback Road Conditions can change very quickly, be sure to check the weather before you go and stay up to date with the latest track conditions.
Find the latest track conditions information at www.dpti.sa.gov.au/OutbackRoads or you can phone 1300 361 033 to hear a recorded reading of the road condition report.
It can also help to speak to the locals in the area for more detailed information on the current road conditions:
Marree Hotel - (08) 8675 8344
William Creek Hotel - (08) 8670 7880
Oodnadatta Pink Roadhouse - 1800 802 074
BP service station - Olympic Way
Roxby Central Traders - Richardson Place (Woolworths, Pharmacy, Post office, Tandales Hair & Beauty, NAB Bank)
Tutop Mall - Tutup Street (Auto Pro, Bank SA, Carwash and Laundromat, Zealous Hair and Beauty)
Restaurants, Eateries and Takeaways
Roxby Downs Community Club - 8671 0117 | Corner of Richardson Place and Burgoyne Street
Roxby Downs Tavern - 8671 0071 | Richardson Place behind NAB Bank
Chives Restaurant - 8671 1122 | Tutop Street
Dunes Cafe - 8671 0500 | Richardson Place
Subway - 8671 3383 | Richardson Place
Roxby Chinese - 8671 0006 | Richardson Place
Roxby Bakery and Take Away - 8671 3340 | Tutop Street
Pie R Squared Pizzeria - 0497 708 144 | Richardson Place