25 minutes drive or a 40 minute pleasant train ride from Wellington.
Directly opposite Trentham Memorial Park and 5 minutes walk to Trentham Station.
Scenic setting of bushclad hills, with easy access to forest and riverside walks.
A number of major attractions in the area include:
Things to see and do
H²O Xtream: Swimming pool, Hydroslides, Pool Toys & Activities, Beach Area, Wave Pool and Rapid River, Rest & Relaxation, Spa Pool or luxuriate in the dry and wet heats of the Sauna and Steam Room. More info available at http://upperhuttcity.com/page/962/AboutH2O.boss
If you are feeling really adventurous what better way to experience the spectacular views and scenery of the surrounding region, than on a Harley Davidson or custom built trike with seating for two with “Blue Mountains Harley Motorcycle Tours”.
The city is renowned for its many parks and recreation areas like the prize-winning Maidstone Max Skate Park one of Upper Hutt’s star attractions. Catering for the whole family, Maidstone Max has something for every one. From the 1000m2 Skate Park to the 60 meter long twin flying fox the whole family will enjoy themselves.
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.
Why not visit historic Golder Cottage and Silver Stream Railway Museum both of which provide a glimpse of a bygone era.
The 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, Efil Doog Garden of Art - Wellington’s largest private garden adorned with sculptures, Bluebank Blueberry and Emu Farm and the Blueberry Farm.
Take time out to relax and enjoy a meal or coffee at the many varied restaurants and cafes around Upper Hutt.
Parks and reserves http://upperhuttcity.com/parks
Te Marua Golf Club http://www.temaruagolfclub.co.nz/
Pauatahanui Golf Course. http://www.pauatahanuigolfclub.co.nz
Silverstream golf park & driving range http://www.silverstreamgolfpark.co.nz/
Staglands Wildlife Reserve. Relax, see and feed the animals http://www.staglands.co.nz/
Trentham Racecourse http://www.trentham.co.nz/page/home.aspx
Silverstream Railway Museum. Heritage Railway Museum and Steam Train Rides. http://www.silverstreamrailway.org.nz/
St Patrick's College http://www.stpats.school.nz/
Upper Hutt rifle range http://www.upperhuttrifleclub.co.nz/
Hutt Valley gun club http://www.huttvalleygunclub.org.nz/
Trentham Golf course http://www.tcgc.co.nz/
Indoor rock climbing (Petone) http://www.hangdog.co.nz/
Ten pin bowling (Petone) http://www.strikenz.co.nz/
Paintball lazer tag (Lower Hutt) http://www.thunderball.co.nz/laser-force-upper-hutt
The mall. Logan Plaza http://www.themallupperhutt.co.nz/
Westfield Mall (Lower Hutt) http://www.westfield.co.nz/queensgate
Cossi Club Upper Hutt. Drink, food, entertainment and a courtesy van http://cossieclubs.org.nz/index.php?id=home
Shuttle service http://www.co-opshuttles.co.nz
Kaitoke Country Gardens. garden walks (Kaitoke Country Gardens),clay bird shooting (on site) - package 100 shots for $200.00, archery (on site) http://kaitokecountrygardens.co.nz/activities/index.html
Te Marua Speedway http://www.wellingtonspeedway.co.nz/
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