Elegant Otago Events Venue

All in One Venue in The Catlins, Nature's Paradise

Venue in Nature's Paradise

Located on beautifully groomed grounds beside the Catlins river, the RiverRidge Retreat resonates peace and tranquillity.

Situated in a picturesque setting, surrounded by lush native bush, stunning ridges, bird life and a crystal clear river, the RiverRidge Retreat is the Southern most retreat in the World.

With its abundance of nature and beautiful outlook, this slice of paradise is an ideal setting for your Wedding, Health and Wellness retreat, Conference, Family Reunion, special Birthday celebration and/or holiday.

With the venue able to seat 130 guests in its modern purpose built Function centre; sleep 74 between months of Dec-March, and 64 between months of April-Nov, in its Eco friendly accommodation units and Glamping tents and being nestled on 15 acres of pristine grounds, it really is an All in One venue.

RiverRidge Retreat Function Centre
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With being the Southern most retreat in the world comes nature’s paradise

All in One Venue

Accommodation; New function centre; Activities; 15 acres of pristine grounds


With locally sourced, wholesome and organic delicious food

Gary & Adele's Story

Our Purpose


RiverRidge Retreat is an elegant all in one venue in the Catlins, Otago for Weddings, Health & Wellness Retreats, Conferences, Team building, Birthdays, Family get-togethers, Reunions and Holidays.

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RiverRidge Retreat is Located in The Catlins, Otago

Waterfalls, beaches, rivers, hidden lakes, forests and wildlife, in Otago’s slice of paradise.

Purakanui Falls
Purakanui Bay
Cathedral Caves
Surat Bay
McLean Falls
Otago Peninsula
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