Trip time! Discover the cafés, museums, and adventure in Lower Hutt.

Cafés, a scenic waterfront, and sights from Queensgate Shopping Centre to Dowse Art Museum—discover it all in Lower Hutt.

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Cafes, Museums and Fishing

Top Hotels in Lower Hutt

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Quest Petone
4 out of 5
40-42 Richmond Street, Petone, Lower Hutt, Wellington
¥7,929/night
Aug 31 - Sep 1
4.5/5Wonderful! (296 reviews)

Located in Petone, this apartment building is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Petone Foreshore and within 3 mi (5 km) of Dowse Art Museum and Matiu - Somes Island. Maori ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (296 reviews)

"Great location, great rooms but need some sound proofing. But we would stay there again"…"

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2019

Quest Petone
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Wellington TOP 10 Holiday Park
2 out of 5
95 Hutt Park Road, Lower Hutt
¥5,125/night
Aug 26 - Aug 27
4/5Very Good! (197 reviews)

This family-friendly Lower Hutt campground is within 2 mi (3 km) of Maori Treasures and Petone Foreshore. Dowse Art Museum is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away. Lower Hutt ...

4/5Very Good! (197 reviews)

"Good location and best to spend vacations with families."…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2019

Wellington TOP 10 Holiday Park
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Dupont Executive Motels
4.5 out of 5
95 Hutt Road, Petone, Lower Hutt
¥8,155/night
Aug 26 - Aug 27
3.5/5Good! (172 reviews)

Located in Petone, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Petone Foreshore and within 3 mi (5 km) of Dowse Art Museum and Maori Treasures. Interislander Ferry Terminal ...

3.5/5Good! (172 reviews)

"Everything was awesome, always love staying at du pont"…"

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2019

Dupont Executive Motels

Popular things to do in Lower Hutt

Te Papa
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Te Papa

See, smell and touch the exhibits at New Zealand’s hi-tech and interactive free national museum.

Courtenay Place
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Courtenay Place

Shop, wine and dine in this culinary hot spot on one of Wellington's most fashionable streets.

Cuba Street Mall
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Cuba Street Mall

Enjoy artisan coffees, sample specialty foods, browse through vintage shops or hunt for retro bargains in Wellington's bohemian heart.

Wellington Zoo
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Wellington Zoo

Spend some quality time with big cats, giraffes, red pandas and white-cheeked gibbons at New Zealand’s oldest zoo.

Beehive
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Beehive

Go on a free guided tour of the seat of New Zealand’s power, the beehive-shaped building that houses the New Zealand Parliament's Executive wing.

Mount Victoria Lookout
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Mount Victoria Lookout

Stroll along a scenic walkway through a pretty Wellington Town Belt reserve to this lookout for spectacular panoramic views of the city.

Top activities in Lower Hutt

Wellington City Sights & Coastline Tour
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Wellington City Sights & Coastline Tour

¥3,026

Get acquainted with New Zealand's second largest city, the world's most southerly capital. Take in spectacular views of this city surrounded by water—its iconic architectural landmarks as well as its scenic coast—from the most stunning vantage points.

Wellington Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass
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Wellington Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass

¥3,077

A great guided tour and Wellington’s 10 best hop-off stops Hop on board one of our minibuses and traverse Wellington’s winding streets on our intimate and informative 90min guided Tour.

There & Back Again: Weta Cave Workshop Tour
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There & Back Again: Weta Cave Workshop Tour

¥4,650

Enter the exciting world of filmmaking with this immersive, behind-the-scenes look at New Zealand's Weta Workshop. You’ll enjoy return transfers from Wellington i-SITE to Weta Studio Tours, where you’ll explore the Weta Cave Workshop Tour.

Lord of the Rings Tour
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Lord of the Rings Tour

¥6,497

Lord of the Rings fans unite on this tour of the sprawling New Zealand countryside, where the majority of the famous movie series was filmed. Visit locations you remember from the movies, explore the stunning natural environment, and learn secrets of how the films' epic scenes came to be.

There & Back Again: The Full Experience at Weta Workshop
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There & Back Again: The Full Experience at Weta Workshop

¥6,018

Enter the world of Weta Workshop with There and Back Again: The Full Experience, a guided round trip by Weta Studio Tours! You’ll enjoy return transfers from Wellington i-SITE to Weta Studio Tours, where you’ll explore the Weta Cave Workshop Tour and the Miniatures Stage Tour: Thunderbirds Are Go.

Wellington Adrenalin Forest Adventure Park
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Wellington Adrenalin Forest Adventure Park

¥3,077

Unleash your inner ninja and relive your recess days by zipping, jumping, and swinging through the lush tree canopy of the Bay of Plenty. The 6 unique courses offer the perfect opportunity for you to navigate past thrilling obstacles between the trees, on bridges, wires, and extensive ziplines.