Last Modified: 30 April 2013
Upper Hutt City
Explore our city
|View from Expressions
toward the CBD
Upper Hutt city is the capital
gateway to the outdoors.
Only a 25 minute drive or 40 minute train
ride north from Wellington City.
|Nestled by the Hutt River - Upper Hutt is set amongst
bush-clad hills with easy access to recreational pursuits ranging from
quiet native forest and
riverside walks to the varied mountain biking terrain and
Expressions Arts & Entertainment Centre
- Upper Hutt’s superb arts and cultural venue, including a 200 seat
theatre, two galleries, sports hall and a café.
Catch a show while you’re in town or browse the art galleries.
Key attractions include Trentham Memorial Park, Harcourt Park and Maidstone Park, which not only sites the Maidstone Max skate park, but also the
brand new artificial hockey turf and rugby/soccer turf development.
indoor aquatic centre is the place to go to swim, slide or just hang
out. Body surf the wave pool, get set to get scared on the "Darkness
Falls" slide and have fun on the rapid river ride. With a separate lane
pool, sauna, spa and steam room it is definitely the place to chill out.
Why not visit Silver Stream Railway Museum and the historic Golder Cottage and both of which provide a glimpse of a bygone era.
Akatarawa Valley boasts many attractions including Cottage Hill Herb Farm, Staglands Wildlife Reserve set in 25 acres bursting with rare native and exotic birds and animals, Bluebank Blueberry and Emu Farm and Blueberry Farm.
Take time out. Relax and enjoy a meal or coffee at one of the many varied restaurants and cafes around Upper Hutt.