Ross is the source of 'the Honourable Roddy Nugget', a fish-sized gold nugget weighing about 3.1kg! You can see why it is called Ross "Gold Town".
Totara Bridge | West Coast Wilderness Trail near Ross: ©Jase Blair
Cool Ideas | Things to do in Ross
Ross is a picturesque town and a worthwhile stop on your travels. Here are some ideas:
Walk the Ross Water Race Walkway to see goldmining relics and the old Ross Cemetary.
Ross is a key starting or stopping point for the West Coast Wilderness Trail, a NZ "great Ride" cycle trail.
The Information Centre in Ross offers the opportunity to try your hand at gold panning and get your own Roddy nugget!
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