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Ross is a town on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand.

Get in[edit]

Drive north from Fox Glacier for approximately 1.5 hr on State Highway 6.

Get around[edit]

Map of Ross (New Zealand)



Pan for gold at the place just off the main road. You can also buy a pan and try your luck in a nearby stream.



  • 1 Roddy Nugget Cafe. Named after the largest gold nugget ever found in New Zealand. Serves a great selection of pies, corn nuggets, etc. Fully licensed bar available.
  • Acqua Bistro and Bar, 7 Mary St, +64 353 51 445861.



Empire Hotel
  • 1 Ross Motels, 10 Gibson Street, +64 3 755 4153.
  • 2 Historic Empire Hotel, 19 Aylmer Street, +64 3-755 4005.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Ross
GreymouthHokitika  N  S  Franz JosefWanaka

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