Visitor information

Upper Hutt is a city for fresh air and outdoor fun. Hike or bike in the hills, fish in the river and stroll some of the 50 parks and reserves.

Set alongside Te Awa Kairangi, the Hutt River, Upper Hutt is surrounded by bush clad hills with easy access to quiet native forest and riverside walks, fishing, hunting, tramping and mountain biking. Escape to the beautiful top end of the Hutt Valley with the whole family to spend time at an award-winning skate park, Staglands Wildlife Reserve, City Centre shopping and H2O Xtream - our aquatic fun centre.

Plan your trip and discover more at

i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Our Upper Hutt i-SITE Visitor Information Centre should be your first stop for free travel advice and bookings for tours, activities and accommodation.

Whether you’ve come from around the world or down the road, we are here to help you experience New Zealand like a local. Make the most of our one-on-one personalised service and find out the best things to do, places to stay and ways to get around.

Free travel bookings and ticketing for

  • Rail journeys and inter-island ferries
  • Coach sightseeing tours and activities around New Zealand
  • Accommodation throughout New Zealand
  • Ticket Direct ticketing

Plus all you need to get around

  • Snapper cards for Wellington region bus travel
  • Maps and visitor guides for all of New Zealand