Strathean Retreat Centre is located at 212 Old Hautere Road, Te Horo, Kapiti, just 50 minutes north of Wellington.
Coming from Wellington – travelling north on SH1
Pass through Te Horo and take the first right (a few minutes after the passing lane). Go across the railway lines onto Otaki Gorge Road (this is just BEFORE the bridge into Otaki). Once you have turned right onto Otaki Gorge Road, travel along it for just over 2km then take the first right onto Old Hautere Road and Strathean is on the left just less than 1km down this road at number 212.
Due to the new motorway development the level crossing at Old Hautere Road is now closed.
Coming from Otaki – travelling south
Pass through Otaki, go over the Otaki river and take the first left onto Otaki. Gorge Road Then travel for just over 2km and take the first right onto Old Hautere Rd and Strathean is on the left after just less than 1km.
If you would like to explore the local expansive beaches, you can walk on the lovely Kapiti Coast either from Te Horo or Otaki beaches (both about 10 minutes drive away).
Or if you’d like to experience beautiful native bush, it’s a 20 minute drive to Otaki Forks where you can walk to the Otaki River for swims or picnics or enjoy walks in the Tararua Forest Park.
There are also beautiful swimming spots in the river about 5 minutes drive from Strathean that we can guide you to.
Otaki and Te Horo have lots of wonderful cafes for you to explore if you have time.