Byron’s Resort Otaki Beach, Wellington

Though Byron’s Resort is just a one hour drive from Wellington, you’ll feel like the city and its stress is worlds away.

Spend days lazing on the beautiful beach, swimming, surfing and fishing, or exploring the food, art and culture of New Zealand’s Nature Coast. We offer you comfortable, well-appointed accommodations, our own excellent on-site Restaurant and Bar, an outdoor swimming pool, private spa pool and a variety of other excellent facilities.

Whether you visit us for family camping holiday filled with magical memories, a romantic weekend getaway in one of our modern motels, or a stopover before boarding the Interislander Ferry, we look very forward to welcoming you here!


Byron’s Resort (www)
20 Tasman Road
New Zealand


Otaki is a relaxed, beachside town just one hour’s drive from Wellington or Palmerston North. We are blessed with a beautiful sweeping coastline of soft sand and blue waves, perfect for swimming, surfing, fishing or just lazing in the sun. The sunsets here are just breath-taking.

Byron’s Resort is located within a 3 minute stroll of the Otaki beachfront.

If coming from Wellington and South:
As you drive through Otaki’s Main Road, look out for the big green BP Petrol Station on your right. At the roundabout, turn left into Mill Road. Follow this road and go through the Otaki Township shopping centre, straight on to Tasman Road and out to us at the beach! We are on your right at number 20 Tasman Road.

If coming from the North:
As you enter Otaki’s township, look out for the big green BP Petrol Station on your left. At the roundabout here, turn right into Mill Road. Follow this road and go through the Otaki Township shopping centre, straight on to Tasman Road and out to us at the beach! We are on your right at number 20 Tasman Road.

Nearby attractions

Whether you are looking for complete relaxation and tranquility, or thrills and excitement, Otaki Beach is the place to find it.

Just take a 3 minute stroll from Byron’s Resort and you’re on the windswept sand dunes. Dig your toes in the warm sand and gaze along this stretch of beautiful coastline.

Sunsets here are just stunning, when you stay with us, make sure you include a sunset glass of wine or fish and chips at dusk on the beach.

Keen surfers (especially long boarders) will find Otaki and nearby beaches a West Coast treat.

Pack a picnic and spend the day, watching the kids enjoying all that nature has to offer – swimming, sand-castle building, shell collecting – as you relax into a good book or just lie about in the sun.

Enjoy a romantic or relaxing stroll along the beach, or bring your long-line and discover the bounty of fishing on the West Coast. Then you can bring your fresh Red Cod or Snapper back to Byron’s Resort and cook it on the BBQ!

Leisurely or lively – Otaki Beach is the destination.

Nearby Beaches
The Nature Coast of New Zealand, of which Otaki is a part, is miles upon miles of excellent beaches. Drive any short distance north or south and you’ll discover another spot to swim, surf, picnic or explore.

4x4 Tours
Mount ‘your own’ powerful 4x4 vehicle and set off on a trail-blazing adventure through rivers, into lush valleys thick with native bush and up high ridges offering spectacular views. A thrilling way to see some of New Zealand’s most unspoilt landscapes.

Clay Bird Shooting
A scenic 15 minute drive into the Reikorangi Valley, brings you to Hot Shots Clay Target Shooting. As well as experiencing the thrill of shooting at a fast-flying clay target, Hot Shots offer Quad Bike rides, a rifle range and other hunting experiences for the keen marksman.

Otaki Gorge Adventures
Captivate Adventures know just how to get your adrenalin pumping! Join one of their groups in the mighty Otaki Gorge for White-water rafting, night rafting, kayaking or tubing. If you’d rather not get wet and wild, Captivate Adventures can also take you abseiling and rock-climbing, or you could tackle their high-ropes course. Regardless of your age or fitness level, you can be sure of a thrilling and memorable day out.

Horse Trekking
There are several operators, all within an hour’s drive from Byron’s Resort who can introduce you to the world of horse-riding. Ride along the beach with the wind in your hair, trek through native bush or just learn to ride in an arena.

Scenic Flights
Discover the beauty of our coastline and the bush-clad mountain ranges on a scenic flight. You could take a birds-eye tour of Kapiti Island, learning about its amazing natural and cultural history as you explore the island’s magnificent cliffs and northern lagoon.

Things to do nearby

  • Beach
  • Boat launch
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse Riding
  • Swimming (Outdoor)
  • TV Room
  • Internet Access
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports


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