Loxton is the final and southern most towns from the South Australian citrus belt region. Loxton is also quite a large town with most facilities. Loxton is a nice blend of the very modern with some heritage buildings. Loxton is also a nicely set out town with a central roundabout as the town hub.Loxton is on the south bank of the River Murray in the Riverland region.
Loxton is a service town for the surrounding districts. The area near Loxton is a significant citrus fruit and summer fruit growing area. Loxton is also the main town for the northern part of the Murray Mallee which is a dryland farming and grain cropping area.
The town is also famous for the "Loxton Lights Up" X-Mas Festival in December each year, and the annual 120m Loxton Gift handicap sprint race held in late February. The Loxton Gift athletics carnival offers the most prize money in South Australia apart from the Bay Shield held at Glenelg.
Loxton is a nice town that requires a stopover to get the most out of the offerings.