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Destination guides > Pacific Islands > New Zealand > Southland > Riverton


Riverton is a small fishing village, 30km west of Invercargill, with a sheltered harbour and one of the only real safe swimming beaches in Southland. There isn’t much to see here, but it has a great hostel and if you’re driving it is an alternative to staying in Invercargill.

Hostel accommodation

Globe Backpackers & Bar

144 Palmerston Street, Riverton
Tel (03) 234 8527

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