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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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All reviews festival of lights tea house cricket ground free concerts light show water features feed the ducks water wheel main lake inner city an ice cream free zoo brooklands zoo all ages new zealand well worth the visit world class
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A must visit place in New Plymouth, especially with young kids. and if you are visiting New Plymouth around New Year Eve's there will be so much more to explore with the lights festival in the nights.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank meenu279
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to go at night in the winter, fantastic light show on the water and in the forest. easy to get too and good for the whole family

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tonyastonmartin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely park with so many beautiful spots throughout. We missed out on the row boats as we were a bit too early but had a great walk through and were also lucky enough to be treated to an impromptu haka. The stadium and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SamrNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

came this place when i was in new plymouth lot of trees great place to relax enjoyed it.waiting to see light festivel

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank steven t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New Plymouth have a few of these free parks this is right in the middle of town and is a beautiful city park. The teahouse on the lake serves great food at a reasonable price, service was quick and friendly. A very enjoyable walk well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rbris01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fairly large park with separate specific areas in the park. All would be truely beautiful at the right time of year. We were a bit too early for the Azaleas and the Rhododendrons to be in their full glory but it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The flowers, lake, waterspout, waterfall, ducks, red bridge over the lake. beautiful. Don't miss this place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AustraliaMardi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if your in New Plymouth New Zealand. Such beautiful gardens. Give yourself plenty of time do you can explore the 52ha.. plenty to see for everyone

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Deanmjohnson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful well laid out interesting peaceful park. Take my dogs walking around here everyday and when the weather is hot, an ice cream from the kiosk :)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pepski66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautifull place to take visitors to see the lake and beautiful established trees and shrubbery on the walks in this place, as good as any park in N. Z.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank viv 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.