Arrowtown Garage offers a full motoring service from WOF’s, General vehicle servicing as well as specialised services like vehicle restorations, maintenance on vintage motor vehicles and custom vehicles as well as playing a role as historical custodians of motoring history in Arrowtown. The Vintage Garage and Workshop serves as a great film and photographic location for anything to do with Cars, Motorbikes, Garages and Man Cave related stuff. There are vintage garage tours of our garage come in and visit the oldest working garage in the Wakatipu Basin. Experience New Zealand automotive history and cool petrolhead stuff.
Arrowtown Garage offers a variety of motorcycle services including motorcycle parts, motorcycle restorations and motorcycle servicing. Our motorcycle mechanics will be able to assist you with your motorcycling needs.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.1
Arrowtown was originally known as Fox’s. named after William Fox an early gold discoverer. Then it was known as The Arrow and later Arrowtown.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.2
There are two theories as to why the town is named Arrowtown. One is that the river behind the town flows swiftly like an arrow.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.3
The trees in Arrowtown’s beautiful avenues are Sycamore, Ash, Oak, Elm, and Rowan. The first avenue was planted in 1867.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.4
Australia’s first saint, Sister Mary MacKillop visited Arrowtown in 1897 and set up a Catholic School. Part of this school can still be visited today.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.5
There has been a fire station on the current site since 1890. The hand drawn hose reel was used until the 1940’s.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.6
The Maori name for the river is Haihainui which means ‘Big Scratches’.