Street art on a wall at the Southland town of Riverton.

At 38km west of Invercargill, you’ll find Riverton, a quaint seaside town with active art, culinary, and conservation communities. Home to internationally acclaimed attractions like the Forest Garden and Heritage Orchard Project, Riverton champions both the landscape and people that make Southland so unique. There are more than a few secret spots to be found for a beach picnic and plenty of top-notch restaurants and cafes to explore, too.