About Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt is nestled in the bush-clad hills of the Akatarawa Valley on the banks of the Hutt River renowned for its pristine condition and trout fishing grounds. Upper hutt is known as the capital gateway to recreational pursuits ranging from quiet native forest and riverside walks to the varied mountain biking terrain and the numerous golf courses.

Then there is the great range of attractions available appealing to all ages and interests, led by operators who themselves have chosen the Upper Hutt lifestyle for its natural environment and friendly heart. The many sights and activities within Upper Hutt are easily accessible - a lot of which are free such as lush green reserves, walks along the river and family-fun parks.

Shopping in Upper Hutt is easy and relaxed, ranging from well-known outlets to smaller boutique stores with a selection of funky cafés and restaurants.
Upper Hutt residents are unashamedly proud of the significant role the region has played in the Oscar-winning Lord of the Rings Trilogy!