In the rhododendron season, New Plymouth’s parks and gardens are beautiful to behold. Or pull on your hiking boots and aim for Mount Taranaki.
The city of New Plymouth is known for its sunny climate, art galleries and beautiful parks. It is also New Zealand’s ‘oil town’, with offshore rigs extracting natural gas and oil. Mount Taranaki provides a dramatic backdrop to the city, while reminding you that the hiking trails of Egmont National Park are just a short drive away.
Down at the New Plymouth waterfront you’ll find Puke Ariki, a wonderful museum and heritage centre. At any time of the year, Pukekura Park is a place to relax and enjoy nature; it has a children’s zoo and bush walks. You may also like to stroll along the New Plymouth Coastal Walkway, a 10km promenade with stunning views. Expect good shopping and an appetising selection of restaurants.
Functional facts: Approx. population 68,900, i-SITE Visitor Centre, domestic airport.
We've created your account. But there's one remaining step before you can use it. Check your email inbox. Look for an email from firstname.lastname@example.org, and follow its instructions to activate your account.
If you haven't received the email within the next minute, look in your Spam or Junk Mail folder, just in case.Having trouble finding or using that email? Contact us at email@example.com.
You have items in your trip planner from the last time you signed in. What would you like to do with your trip planner?
Merge my trips
Combines your old and new trips into one.
Overwrite my previous trip
Overwrites your old trip and replaces it with your new trip.
Revert to previous trip
Deletes your new trip and reverts to your old trip.
Opps, we can’t add this…
To add items to your Trip Planner go to Settings > Safari and switch Private Browsing to Off.
Your login session has expired. Please login to continue with your trip planner.
You need to sign in to save your Trip for future visits. Sign in now