Clutha River Cruises


Clutha River Cruises is the only licensed operator on the mighty Clutha River providing fully guided tours of lakes Roxburgh and Dunstan. 

The Clutha River Cruises Heritage Tour ventures through the spectacular scenery of the Roxburgh Gorge to the old gold towns of Butchers and Doctors Point. Delving into the history of European and Chinese gold mining sites along the way.

Featured with Marcus Lush on the Channel ONE “South” programme and recommended as one of the AA's 101 must-do's in the region.  A cruise with Clutha River Cruises is a trip like no other.

Heritage Tour includes:
Start/return Alexandra, lasting 2.5 hours
Full commentary on Clutha River gold mining history
Guided tour of Doctors Point mining town
Great photo opportunities
Light refreshments, additional catering options available on request.

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The Rail Trail Guide Book

The single most important resource when travelling the Central Otago Rail Trail

A beautifully crafted book with amazing photography by Peter Andrews showing Central Otago as it truly is, one of the most rugged, extreme and beautiful locations on the planet. Stunning scenery, amazing and important historical and current information, detailed maps, lists of accommodation, frequently asked questions, where to eat, how far between towns, etc. It’s all in here.

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