Birthdays, Family Reunions, Social Events

Social events and birthdays

7 Reasons Why Your Birthday, Family Reunion or other Social Event Should be at RiverRidge Retreat - Natures Paradise

You are offered a unique top quality facility in a spacious natural environment.

  1. Exclusive to you and your guests is 15 acres of pristine land (including picnic tables and children’s playground area). You have, all to yourself, the new modern function venue, the new commercial kitchen and bar plus ALL OF THE QUALITY ACCOMODATION UNITS.
  2. FREE $2,117-00 of value just for choosing RiverRidge Retreat – an unbelievable offer because Gary and Adele are so appreciative you are bringing guests to view the retreat. Nb: BUT, you will need to contact Gary and Adele now to ensure you can receive this.
  3. 100% NO RISK GUARANTEE – come down and stay for ‘a couple of days’, along with your partner and/or family in a luxurious unit, at no charge to you, and find out if this is the place for your event (valued up to $522-00). Absolutely no obligation.
  4. Individual packages designed just for you. Gary and Adele can organise the catering, the alcohol and the bartender. They can work closely with you, if you like, and help with all of the organising, at no additional cost.
  5. Located on Beautifully groomed grounds beside the Catlins River, the RiverRidge Retreat resonates peace and tranquillity – the ideal spot for your event. Situated in a picturesque setting, surrounded by lush native bush, stunning ridges, bird life and a crystal clear river. With its beautiful outlook and peaceful surrounds, it is a slice of paradise. The ideal spot in which to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
  6. The RiverRidge Retreat Function Venue was built to blend in with the bush environment, and the large windows and folding doors open up to this wonderful view.
    The Centre itself includes a large seating/dining area with wooden dining tables and chairs, dance floor, fully equipped commercial kitchen and bar area, a cosy burner to keep you warm in winter, and a large covered deck to cool off on during the summer.
  7. Due to popularity for events at RiverRidge Retreat, you will need to contact Gary and Adele now to ensure your date will work and to ensure you can receive the free $2,117-00 of value.

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We had a really good time here.

The food was great, the outlook was great and the place I stayed overnight, at the lodge was fantastic!

Dave Cull, the Mayor of Dunedin

How To Find RiverRidge Retreat – Natures Paradise…

Getting here is easy! We are far enough to get away from it all, but not too far to get here!...

Drive 10kms south of Owaka on the Papatowai Highway.
Look for the Catlins River Walk sign,
turn at the Catlins River Walk sign and drive 3.5 km to us.

You know you are getting close as you drive on the gravel road with the beautiful Catlins River on your right, birds, wildlife, sheep and cattle surround you at differing times of the year.

Look for the Catlins River Walk sign,
turn at the Catlins River Walk sign
and drive 3.5 km to us.

When you come from the south you are treated to a panoramic view of the Houipapa and Tawanui Valleys in the Catlins. After winding down what is known as Gibbs hill, the sign you are looking for is within a kilometre from the bottom of the hill.