ⓘ Balclutha, New Zealand

                                     

ⓘ Balclutha, New Zealand

Balclutha is a town in Otago, lying towards the end of the Clutha River, on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is about halfway between Dunedin and Invercargill on the Main South Line railway, State Highway 1 and the Southern Scenic Route. Balclutha has a population of 3.990, and is the largest town in South Otago.

In Clutha district Council is based in balclutha.

In a major service center for the fertile farming region around the lower reaches of the river Clutha, it is also the nearest large town to the Catlins, a scenic region of native forest, wildlife, and rugged coastline.