Discover forest walks, a craft beer village and trendy boutiques all in Wellington’s hidden gem
Upper Hutt is an adventure seeking, nature filling hub for everyone. From chasing elves around Kaitoke (an ancient rainforest that was transformed into the elven realm of Rivendell for Lord of The Rings), to catching views of the Hutt Valley on top of the ever popular Cannon Point walkway. Prefer two wheels? You can't beat cycling through the historic railway tunnel along the Remutaka Cycle Trail.
Release your inner racer
25 Blenheim Street, Brewtown, Upper Hutt
Living in the heart of Brewtown, Upper Hutt's Craft Beer Village, is Daytona Raceway. An adrenaline pumping, adventure seeking hub for the whole family. At Daytona Raceway there is something for everyone, whether you are a racer, skater, shooter, jumper or A+ bowler.
Packed with boutique contemporary stores, plus a ton of trendy op-shops, Upper Hutt is a shopaholics dream.
Imagine spending the day browsing high-end labels at Wildrose, seeing locally made jewellery being crafted before your eyes at Rawson Brother's Jewellery and finding a statement piece for your home from Created.
For those seeking an earth-friendly experience, thrift your way around Upper Hutt's six amazing op-shops before visiting Ekko Naturals to find natural and organic products.
There are masses of tame animals roaming Staglands, set in beautiful NZ bush. The whole place looks like a cool film set - with little grottos, lakes, waterfalls and cute farm buildings dotted around
Your taste buds will be set alive in Upper Hutt. Treat yourself to an incredible homemade donut at Dough Bakery or dine in a restored chapel at the Fig Tree Café and Delicatessen.
You can't beat a fresh sammy! Visit Tricky’s Sandwich Co. for a sweet diner vibe while picking up an affordable and made to order sandwich.