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Pukekura Park covers 52ha (128 acres) right in the heart of New Plymouth, Taranaki and is one of New Zealand's premier botanical gardens. The park has an international Green Flag award and is a Garden of National Significance. With a diverse range...more
Liardet Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
+64 6-759 6060
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just went for walk to waste some time and found myself in the park, the cricket ground would be a perfect spot to watch a game, a path winds around a couple of lakes through sub tropical gardens, very tranquil and peaceful A wonderful place...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Christmas lights in the evening when the park is lit with spectacular lights. It's also a beautiful place to visit by day with lots of interesting trails and a great children's play area together with the most amazing cricket pitch with terraces...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank norfolkmags2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Festival of the lights was an awesome experience and the creativity in the light displays was second to none it is must do for everyone especially children.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KaosInc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is such a lot to see and do. From watching cricket, high tea at the cafe, rowing on the lake or taking the children to the play area. The lakes are lovely to walk around with lovely natural gardens, dells and green lawns.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pukekura Park is found in the heart of New Plymouth, it is a free park with lots of beautiful nature walks and an incredible fernery which is also free to visit. The park is a great way to get a sense of New Zealands beautiful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SuzyCarswell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for everybody. I love running the whole track. Best part is if its windy the whole place is sheltered from it. Best place in taranaki for a run

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jaimeelisa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is huge with lakes and bridges inside with very pretty views. The experience is even better if you go there in the evening for festival of lights. Not sure if the festival of lights is happening the whole year but definitely in January....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eoezkan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great view great place to chill I visited this place on light festivel time really enjoyed....

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sanuantok
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a beautiful park, went there for the 'festival of lights' which was fantastic and went back the next day to explore in daylight, What a great way to spend a day walking in the lovely gardens and stop for lunch at the tearooms. So...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MikeC801
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk through thepark for the night lights was awesome! I loved how the fountains were all lit upin different colours

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cheryl W
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September 26, 2018|
Response from Steven1957 | Reviewed this property |
Check with the council. Is probably the best idea.
August 21, 2018|
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Response from Steven1957 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not but they will be will be signs. Remember there is a lot of birdlife take the around the lake.
Bev C
May 14, 2018|
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Response from JennieB509 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I’m not sure. It would be wheelchair friendly though.