Buxton is a small fishing town situated on the banks of the Burrum River at the southern end of the Isis Shire about 20 kilometres off the Bruce Highway and upstream from Burrum Heads and Walkers Point. There is a general store, picnic facilities and boat ramp.
Buxton offers a relaxed lifestyle with pleasant surroundings. Boat enthusiasts are able to explore four river systems from this village. Flanking the main road into Buxton are a number of rural homesites. Those on the southern side of the road have river frontage. The area is know as having some of the best fishing, prawning and crabbing waterways in the south east.