The Aparima Resturant and Bar is a Gastrobar located on Orepuki-Riverton Hightway overlooking the Jacobs River Estuary and prides its self on delivering some of the best seafood New Zealand has to offer – Check out our menu.

Riverton or Aparima is a small town 30 kilometres west of Invercargill via State Highway 99 on the Southern Scenic Route. It is situated on the south-eastern shorelines of the Jacobs River Estuary being formed by the Aparima and Pourakino Rivers. The main part of the town is on flat land (the Southland Plains) and the northern end of Oreti Beach but South Riverton is built on the hills (the Longwood Range) between the eastern shore of the estuary and Taramea Bay.

Riverton is the oldest permanent settlement of Southland and one of New Zealand’s oldest towns. In 2011 the town’s people of Riverton celebrated their 175th anniversary.

Video courtesy of Stuff.co.nz.