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Lower Hutt is New Zealand's seventh most populous city, with an estimated population of about 103,000.The city is separated from Wellington proper by the harbour, and from Upper Hutt by the Taita Gorge. 

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Driving tips in Lower Hutt

Explore Lower Hutt in a hire car with VroomVroomVroom. Just thirty minutes drive from Wellington city, Lower Hutt is full of gems, like the harbour suburb of Eastbourne and the wild Wainuiomata coast. 

The bright lights of Wellington are 'just up the road', as we say in New Zealand, so once you've checked out Lower Hutt, search out more great ideas for your road trip adventure in our Wellington travel guide. 

Best time to visit Lower Hutt

Influenced by Marine - Mild Winter climate, the city consists of a humid climate with relatively warm summers and mild winters. The hottest month when you visit Lowe Hutt is during December, while the coldest month is July. But make sure to come prepared for rain, thunderstorm and snow.

Let Lower Hutt lure you to cafes and coast

Just outside of Wellington is the city of Lower Hutt. New Zealanders love their cafe culture, and Lower Hutt has  more cafes and coffee shops per capita than New York City. It also has the pretty sea-side towns of Eastbourne Bay, and Days Bay, as well as being handy to a relaxing riverside location. It's a great option  for collecting your hire car without travelling to the hustle and bustle of Wellington City. Explore the wild places at your own pace. From Lower Hutt you have convenient driving links to the wine country in the Wairarapa, or the Kapiti Coast. 

Attractions

Attractions

The Dowse Art Museum Cafe


A contemporary art museum which is only a fifteen minute drive from downtown Wellington. It houses the valuable and varied collection of New Zealand craft such as jewellery, ceramics, glass and textiles. Exhibitions highlight talented local artists, in mediums as diverse as Art Deco buttons, to contemporary ceramics. Hours: Mon - Sun, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Hetet Gallery

Address: 58a Guthrie St, Waiwhetu, Lower Hutt 5011, New Zealand

This art space showcases traditional Maori carving and weaving alongside other contemporary art forms.  You can relax by visiting  their studios while admiring the art walk and galleries. Be tempted by truly unique and authentic arts as souvenirs! Hours: Mon - Fri 9am-3.30pm, Sat-Sun 10am-3pm.

The Hutt River

Address: Lower Hutt 5019 New Zealand

This is the number one tourist destination in this city. As they say, you've haven't been to Lower Hutt if you have never visited this magnificent river. Walk or cycle the Hutt River Trail, starting at the Hikoikoi Reserve on Petone's Marine Parade. Visit on a Saturday for the Riverbank Market, a chance to stock up on fresh local produce or sample the wares from a fleet of food trucks. Contact the Hutt River Ranger - 04 567 6609. 

Belmont Park Retreat 

Address: 147 Stratton St Normandale, Lower Hutt

This clinic of natural medicine is a place of peace and tranquility. Located in one of the most scenic valleys of the Belmont Regional Park, it's only a 20-minute drive from the Wellington CBD to get to this serene spot. They provide information regarding supplements, herbs and dietary advice. All the practitioners use muscle testing to assist them in their consultations.

Eastbourne Bay 

Drive around the bays to Eastbourne in your hire car. This sea-side village has a friendly vibe. Chill out in the cafes, or check out the art galleries and antique stores. The locals boast that this is where you find Wellington's best beaches, with Days Bay and Muritai Beach alongside Eastbourne itself. Grab an ice-cream at the Days Bay Pavilion.  

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