Lower HuttNew Zealand

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Explore Lower Hutt: its cafés, museums, adventures, and more!

Cafés, a port, and sights from Eastbourne Beach to Queensgate Shopping Centre—discover it all in Lower Hutt.

Where to stay in Lower Hutt

Korokoro Waterfall
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Korokoro

Korokoro might not have many top sights, but Petone Foreshore and Dowse Art Museum are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

Korokoro
Good spot to walk to
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Maungaraki

If you're looking for some top things to see and do in Maungaraki and surrounding area, you can visit Dowse Art Museum and Queensgate Shopping Centre.

Maungaraki

Top Hotels in Lower Hutt

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Quest Petone
Quest Petone
4 out of 5
40-42 Richmond Street, Petone, Lower Hutt, Wellington
¥9,803
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

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 Queensgate Shopping Centre. ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (336 reviews)

"Awesome location near the beach and the main street of Petone - great shops, cafes, bars within walking distance. The room was clean and modern, and the staff were very friendly and welcoming."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Quest Petone
Wellington TOP 10 Holiday Park
Wellington TOP 10 Holiday Park
2 out of 5
95 Hutt Park Road, Lower Hutt
¥5,919
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

This family-friendly Lower Hutt campground is within 2 mi (3 km) of Maori Treasures and Petone Foreshore. Queensgate Shopping Centre and Dowse Art Museum are ...

4/5Very Good! (206 reviews)

"Liked that it was close to the various locations we went to."…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Wellington TOP 10 Holiday Park
Foreshore Motor Lodge
Foreshore Motor Lodge
3 out of 5
Cnr Esplanade & Nelson St, Petone, Lower Hutt
¥8,927
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9

Located in Petone, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.6 km) from Petone Foreshore and within 3 mi (5 km) of Dowse Art Museum and Queensgate Shopping Centre. Matiu - Somes ...

4.2/5Very Good! (220 reviews)

"close to both petone shopping centre and to sea shore."…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2019

Foreshore Motor Lodge

Popular things to do in Lower Hutt

Matiu - Somes Island
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Matiu - Somes Island

Explore the great outdoors at Matiu - Somes Island, a lovely green space in Lower Hutt. Check out the shops and top-notch restaurants in this walkable area.

Te Papa
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Te Papa

5/5(152 reviews)

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

Victoria University of Wellington
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Victoria University of Wellington

4/5(16 reviews)

Explore the campus of Victoria University of Wellington, a well-known college in Wellington. Discover the top-notch restaurants and fascinating museums in this walkable area.

Wellington Central Business District
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Wellington Central Business District

4/5(74 reviews)

Wellington Central Business District is just one of the places to see in Wellington, so why not enjoy the other things to explore during your travels? Experience the acclaimed art scene and fascinating museums in this walkable area.

Courtenay Place
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Courtenay Place

4/5(59 reviews)

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

Wellington Waterfront
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Wellington Waterfront

4.5/5(121 reviews)

Wellington Waterfront is one of the more well-known attractions to visit during your trip to Wellington. Discover the top-notch restaurants and fascinating museums in this walkable area.

Top activities in Lower Hutt

Wild Coast Challenge Remutaka Cycle Tour
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Wild Coast Challenge Remutaka Cycle Tour

¥13,065
Per adult
Wellington City Sights & Coastline Tour
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Wellington City Sights & Coastline Tour

90% of travellers recommend
¥4,174
Per adult
Wellington Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass
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Wellington Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass

96% of travellers recommend
¥3,183
Per adult
Weta Cave Workshop Tour: There & Back Again
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Weta Cave Workshop Tour: There & Back Again

90% of travellers recommend
¥4,810
Per adult
Lord of the Rings Tour
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Lord of the Rings Tour

96% of travellers recommend
¥7,782
Per adult
The Full Experience: Weta Workshop There and Back Again
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The Full Experience: Weta Workshop There and Back Again

92% of travellers recommend
¥6,225
Per adult

Reviews of Lower Hutt

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