Destination guide

The sunny setting of Upper Hutt is ready to explore

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Upper Hutt. This scenic city is known for its biking, fishing and golfing. Westpac Stadium and Old St Paul's are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Upper Hutt

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Upper Hutt has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wellington Cable Car (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Murdoch James Vineyard (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • The Weta Cave (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Upper Hutt

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Upper Hutt is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Victoria Lookout (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Botanic Gardens (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Plimmerton Beach (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Brendan Beach (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Paekakiri Beach (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Petone Foreshore (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Upper Hutt

Fly into Paraparaumu (PPQ), the closest airport, located 15.9 mi (25.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.), which is 19.5 mi (31.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Upper Hutt, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 183 vacation rentals near Upper Hutt. From 127 Houses to 18 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Upper Hutt for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Upper Hutt?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Upper Hutt. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Trentham Racecourse: 274 vacation rentals
  • Maidstone Park: 233 vacation rentals
  • Martinborough: 119 vacation rentals
  • North Island: 7,313 vacation rentals
  • Oceania: 12,311 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Upper Hutt! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Upper Hutt?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Upper Hutt:

  • Martinborough: 119 rentals
  • Greytown: 127 rentals
  • Lower Hutt: 175 rentals
  • Waikanae Beach: 147 rentals
  • Otaki Beach: 107 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Upper Hutt?

Vrbo offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Upper Hutt. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Trentham Racecourse: 274 rentals
  • Maidstone Park: 233 rentals
  • Newtown Park: 161 rentals
  • Maori Treasures: 183 rentals
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 166 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Upper Hutt listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.