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Beautiful park to visit

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

Reviewed 3 days ago
Springvale, Australia
Amazing gardens.

Definitely worth a visit if your in New Plymouth New Zealand. Such beautiful gardens. Give yourself... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gold Coast, Australia
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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 2 days 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

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank AustraliaMardi
Reviewed 5 days 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

Thank Deanmjohnson
Reviewed 1 week 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 :)

Thank pepski66
Reviewed 1 week 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.

Thank viv w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re in New Plymouth this park should be on your to do list. Take a scroll around and have a picnic or feed the ducks. Great for the kids to play on the playground.

Thank hayley00000
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this park. I'm lucky enough to live right across the street and can access it easily whenever I want. Along with the many trails along the lakes, there are play grounds, stages for concerts/shows, a cafe, sports fields and even the cutest zoo...More

Thank KatrineB311
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely walk around some of the park, lovely to see it used by all different age groups. Seeed to be a lot of renovation etc going on

Thank anjajennings
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

worth a walk around - take a picnic, great for kids and adults alike. Suitable for kids, prams, bikes. The gardens are beautiful.

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're in New Plymouth, and if the weather is favourable, this place is a must visit. The on-site coffee shop is also great!

Thank MurrayIsMyName
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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.