"Riverton" Riverton by TomorrowsAngel

Riverton Travel Guide: 14 reviews and 20 photos

Riverton has many faces - it is a place of young geography and raw natural beauty....a fishing port....a seaside holiday resort....an artists' colony....the fishermen and hunters' last frontier....a farming centre.

Riverton, 38 km from Invercargill on the Southern Scenic Route is one of the oldest European settlements in the country. In the late 1700's it was a supply base for whalers and sealers from New South Wales (Australia).

Today Riverton retains many buildings in excess of 100 years old and is becoming increasingly popular as a holiday resort. Whether swimming, surfing, sailing or fishing; native bush walks, shopping or relaxing with a coffee, Riverton has a wide selection of attractions to choose from.

  • Last visit to Riverton: Dec 2003
  • Intro Written Jan 6, 2004
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  • craic's Profile Photo
    Jun 23, 2005 at 11:01 PM

    This town came up and I had no idea where it was or what it looked like. And lo and behold you had wruitten a page about it. Aint VT wonderful???

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Jan 14, 2005 at 8:53 PM

    its a lovely place that Riverton. superb pix Angel.

  • kaloz's Profile Photo
    Jan 21, 2004 at 8:17 PM

    It looks like an ideal place to take a walk.

  • keeweechic's Profile Photo
    Jan 7, 2004 at 8:31 PM

    Fabulous areas - closeburn too. Gosh I miss trout. Ok I'm digressing between your pages here... but I'm enjoying all your new ones.. Peter Beadle ..is fabulous!

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