Stunning hilltop views

Enjoy that feeling where you smile to yourself and take it all in because you've earned the vista opening out in front of you

Days Bay Lookout

A gentle walk among lush forest takes you to a lookout above the wharf - take the zig zag track to complete the loop. The forest track is great for buggies (forest track only) and kids wanting to burn off that ice cream from the cafés below. Easy. 25 minute loop.

Williams Park Lookout Days Bay

Te Whiti Riser

Riverside Drive, Waiwhetu, Lower Hutt

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Te Whiti Riser is an easy 4km walk/ride to the top of the Eastern Hills from Te Whiti Park. Park your car opposite 197 Riverside Drive and begin your adventure. The track passes through many different vegetation types, offering extensive views of the Hutt Valley. Look out for the boardwalk on the 4km cruise or hour-long walk to the top. It’s a family friendly 8km return from Te Whiti Park or venture further on one of the easy ridge-top trails starting at the summit.

Te Whiti Riser two people walking
Te Whiti Riser two people cycling down track on Green Jersey Explorer Tour
Te Whiti Riser people over looking the harbour on Green Jersey Explorer tour

Mt Matthews

Green, green and more green all around you with views east to the Wairarapa Coast and over the pristine bush where Wellington sources it's water in the Orongorongo Valley. Prepare yourself for an all day hike and a reward that is well worth it! Starts easy, gets hard. 8 hours return.

Mt Matthews lookout

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