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Welcome to Riverton
Located on the south coast of New Zealand Riverton is a place of spectacular natural beauty, a small town serving the rural community, a fishing port, a seaside resort, a peaceful place to explore & relax



About Riverton
Located on the south coast of New Zealand Riverton has many faces. It is a place of spectacular natural beauty..more
Where to Eat
Riverton is a great place to eat out! There are many dining options..more


Where to Stay
No, you can't stay at this cottage - but there is every other type of accommodation available..more
What to Do
Riverton has everything from historical attractions and great art and craft, to surfing and fishing.. more
   
Southern Scenic Route information



Photo Credits
Helen Jones
 
Riverton's climate is temperate and changeable. Summertime (December - March) sees the beaches & estuary popular with swimmers, kayakers, surfers & family picnics.

Walkers can explore the shoreline, enjoy several easy bushwalks, or watch the diverse birdlife and get an occasional glimpse of seals and dolphins.

A Heritage Trail takes you on a journey through the area's historic sites.

A Crafts Trail of artists' studios includes weavers, potters, painters, & Maori weaving & carving.

An Arts Centre shows quality exhibitions regularly, and offers music, drama & comedy performances.

Population: About 1900 people live here (in 2005).

The Information centre is located in Te Hikoi 172 Palmerston Street.
Free Map/Brochure available. Phone: 03 2348260.