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Things to do in Riverton

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Southland's history started in Riverton (then called Jacob's River) and Bluff, early settlements established when the whaling era came to an end. Te Hikoi encapsulates the journeys of those early pioneers and presents it in a clear and interesting way. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Courtesy coach available. Great service & lovely meals. A good selection of beer & wine. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“I love this place for a lazy mid morning brunch and also for a great coffee to go. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
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“This restaurant is in walking distance, approx 100 metres away. May have to book a reservation for your meal. Great food and friendly staff. One of my favourite’s😊”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Pick up some Whittaker's Chocolate and some high quality well priced NZ wine and beer at our Super Value. Add some Vogel's bread, a pound of butter and a jar of marmite or honey to round out your NZ culinary journey!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Comfortable short and long walks with superb vistas. Get close to the nature and bird-life highly prized and cared for by locals.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Don't leave Riverton without heading into The Good Studio for a souvenir of NZ arts and crafts. You'll find one of the best selections to choose from in New Zealand, across a variety of price points. Some lovely local offers available for a truly memorable memento of your stop in our delightful town.”
  • 1 local recommends
Premise
“Epic Scenery! short and long walks.. a great place to get an overveiw of the coast... not suitable for inexperienced swimming”
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
“If you are wanting a nice feed of fish n’ chips to take away, I recommend this lovely clean fish n Chip shop. Must try the Blue Cod😋”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
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  • 1 local recommends
Playground
  • 1 local recommends
Locality
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest

Top restaurants

Café
“This restaurant is in walking distance, approx 100 metres away. May have to book a reservation for your meal. Great food and friendly staff. One of my favourite’s😊”
  • 5 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“If you are wanting a nice feed of fish n’ chips to take away, I recommend this lovely clean fish n Chip shop. Must try the Blue Cod😋”
  • 1 local recommends

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