Visit the Hutt
Discover New Zealand's first settlers and lighthouse, myths and legends of Māori Taniwha and the world class Dowse Art Museum. Tee off at five golf courses, relax on beaches and at seaside village cafés and explore over 160km of tracks and trails. Check out the must-do experiences in the Hutt Valley.
Admire views across the coast and river valleys on our tracks and trails. Explore easy coastal cycling, buggy walks through lush bush or steeper walks for bigger rewards. If you want to make it a multiday trip, Hunting & Fishing can sort out your DoC hut passes.
Take the plunge in one of our swimming pools.
Pack a picnic for the great outdoors, have a special night out soaked in sunsets or grab a quick bite to eat. Enjoy our Hutt hospitality.
See the world a whole new way and soak up the local arts and crafts at our galleries and exhibitions – and discover that perfect piece of art to compliment your living room.
Find a place to stay in Lower Hutt and for your onward journey book accommodation, Intercity bus tickets and the Interislander ferries at the Lower Hutt AA Centre.
It’s easy to get around with regular bus, train and ferry links – plan your journey online at metlink.org.nz. Top up your Snapper card at the self-service kiosk in Westfield Queensgate, at the Petone and Waterloo train stations or find an outlet near you.
For Ticket Direct and Ticketek sales go to Paper+Plus Lower Hutt or head to Upper Hutt or Wellington i-SITE Visitor Centre.
Lower Hutt is a diverse, neighbourly and safe community. Lower Hutt has over 50 schools. Find out more about international student programmes in Lower Hutt – with guides also in Japanese, Vietnamese and Chinese.