The perfect venue for conferences, work retreats, workshops, training events and gatherings.

Many groups, organisations and businesses have found Riverslea to be the perfect venue. We offer an excellent alternative to the more 'corporate feel' of hotels and conference centres, or the more basic group-style accommodation facilities.

Close to Wellington and Palmerston North

Riverslea is in the Otaki River Gorge, with the Tararua Ranges to the east and the Kapiti Coast to the west. Our facility is situated just 10 kms south of Otaki.

Our address: 733 Otaki Gorge Rd, Otaki. We are just 75km from Wellington city and 95km from Palmerston North

Getting to Riverslea

Driving Instructions: From Wellington, we are 1 hour's drive, north of the capital on State Highway 1. Drive out of Wellington and head north on SH1. Drive thru Paraparaumu, Waikanae and Te Horo and keep going north towards Otaki on SH1. Just before the Otaki Bridge you will see a sign for the Tararua Ranges. At this sign, turn right onto Otaki Gorge Road. We are 7kms along Otaki Gorge Rd; just look out for our sign on the left. You can view our location on Google Maps or by clicking on the link:

For Shuttle and Coach Transport: contact Kapiti Coast Shuttles

Flying: Domestic flights are available from most main centres to the nearest airports in Wellington, Paraparaumu and Palmerston North.

Air New Zealand

Air 2 There

Great Facilities, Peaceful Location, Surrounded by Nature

At Riverslea we pride ourselves on our clean, well-kept facilities and stunning views. Native flora and fauna such as kereru and tui abound; and the beech trees overlooking the river provide the ideal spot to enjoy the natural surroundings. No need to go anywhere - it's all right here at our venue! And if you want to explore around the local area, you can be assured the amazing Otaki Gorge region offers great views of the river, lush native bush, numerous walking tracks, sheltered picnic spots and some great swimming spots.

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