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Catlins River Ridge Retreat

348 Catlins Valley Road Rd2, Owaka 9586 New Zealand
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#4 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Owaka
A top quality facility in a spacious natural setting in the Catlins. Located on beautifully groomed grounds beside the Catlins River, the RiverRidge Retreat resonates peace and tranquility. An ideal setting for your wedding, conference, festival, retreat, social event, or simply a great base to stay and explore the beautiful Catlins area.
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Free parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Business Centre with Internet Access
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jessboy1 wrote a review Jun 2021
Gold Coast, Australia12 contributions4 helpful votes
River Ridge Retreat will exceed any expectation. We were lucky enough to have our wedding here , and I can not really find the right words to express how perfect our weekend was. Adele and Gary were amazing from the get go! The rest of the staff were absolutely phenomenal as well. It’s not just a wedding venue though, you could have all sorts of occasions here. We are already planning our next getaway again soon. RRR is paradise and I advise you to visit too, I think you all would agree.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Janine R wrote a review Dec 2020
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My daughter and son inlaw recently got married here and we all couldn't have been happier with the venue. The staff were all outstanding and worked well as a team. Adele was an excellent wedding planner, nothing was a problem. The indoor outdoor venue was perfect as well as the grounds and amazing backdrop. Games organised for guests the next day eg clay bird shooting , Big waterslide down a hill platonk to name a few. I highly recommend this wonderful place, the weather was perfect as well! My only criticism would be the picnic tables could do with replacing but this was overlooked by everything else . Would love to rewind the clock :)
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Date of stay: December 2020
Sand0312 wrote a review Mar 2020
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom83 contributions68 helpful votes
My son and his wife had their wedding here and what a fabulous place. Beautiful setting, grounds, excellent food and the most helpful owners and staff. The sun was shining too so the day was just perfect. Wish we could do it all again. Would love to visit again but it’s a long way from the UK
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Date of stay: February 2020
Galiya2013 wrote a review May 2019
Dunedin, New Zealand65 contributions3 helpful votes
Attended family wedding. Good venue for weddings. Accommodation basic, but comfortable. Staff friendly and efficient Food was nice. Options were provided for vegetarians, gluten intolerant. Surroundings were perfect for the occasion. There were activities arranged for the wedding guests.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
Holz64 wrote a review Feb 2018
Dunedin, New Zealand534 contributions276 helpful votes
We were here for a wedding and were impressed with what we found. Beautiful place to have a wedding. Well set up for functions. Staff were awesome! We didn't stay overnight but the accommodation looked good too. Food was delicious. Looked like there were options for activities too if required.
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Date of stay: January 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionOwaka
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Frequently Asked Questions about Catlins River Ridge Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Catlins River Ridge Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Southern Scenic Route (3.2 km), Owaka Museum and Catlins Information Centre (7.8 km), and Purakaunui Falls Walk (5.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Catlins River Ridge Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a lounge, a fitness centre, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Catlins River Ridge Retreat?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Catlins River Ridge Retreat?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Catlins River Ridge Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lumberjack Bar And Cafe, BakeHouse Takeaway, and Catlins Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Catlins River Ridge Retreat?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Catlins River Ridge Retreat accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.