It seems you’re using a browser that is a little past its time and our website might not be able to perform as it should.

If you’d like to have the best experience on, you can easily update your browser to get the most out of our website and many more for that matter.

dismiss this message

Unmissable Upper Hutt

With secret spots around every corner, find out why we reckon Upper Hutt should be your next destination for a day out.

Cake and kitchen
Cake & Kitchen
Grind Coffee Lounge
Grind Coffee Lounge
Photo credit: @myupperhutt

Fuel up for adventure

Prepare for your day out by indulging in the cracking food and locally roasted coffee on offer at any of our popular cafes. As soon as you set foot in Upper Hutt you’ll be greeted by a wide range of quirky cafes and restaurants right in the heart of our CBD.

Expressions Permian Monsters

Our creative heart

Raring to go, head to Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre to see the latest interactive art experience, exhibition or spectacular theatre on offer. There’s something to delight all ages.

Bartons Bush
Barton’s Bush
Golder Cottage
Golder Cottage

Uncover our historic past

Grab yourself a bike from the i-SITE and journey back in time. Take a ride as an early settler amongst ancient podocarp forest that once blanketed the Hutt Valley in Barton's Bush. Just up the road is Golder Cottage, an early pioneer home dating back to 1876.


Test your taste buds

Complete your ultimate day out by venturing over to Brewtown where beer-lovers unite. Four great craft breweries, Boneface, Panhead Custom Ales, Te Aro Brewing and Kererū are within walking distance of the Upper Hutt train station are serving up award winning local craft beer with food matches to satisfy any appetite.