New Plymouth is a sunny city located in the Taranaki region, offering a lively cosmopolitan base for exploring the rest of Taranaki. New Plymouth is a popular tourist destination, well-known for its black sand surfing beaches, glorious parks and gardens and its vibrant arts scene.
Connecting the many attractions is a network of walking and cycling trails, the most prominent of which is the city’s Coastal Walkway. Pukekura Park on Liardet Street and Tupare Garden on Mangorei Rd are also great spots for a short walk through beautifully landscaped gardens where you can find stunning views, exotic plant specimens, great family picnic spots and historic marvels. more
The centre point for New Plymouth’s arts scene is the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre – New Zealand’s first and only museum of contemporary art. With its curved exterior walls of mirror-like stainless steel, the museum is a must-see with tours available from Thursday-Sunday at 2pm (bookings must be made 24 hours in advance).
While you are in New Plymouth, be sure to check out the delicious restaurants and cafes – from chilled out coffee roasteries to hidden, VIP restaurants, your taste buds will thank you!
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Our vision: to provide a homely experience that you will remember, enjoy and want to have again as well as tell others about. Families or corporate guests can relax in our private courtyard and BBQ area. Biking or walking distance to coastal walkway, city, hospitals, Govette Brewster Art Gallery, Puki Ariki Museum, Yarrows Stadium and TSB Showplace. Taranaki Rhododendron Festival.
Mobile-friendly - Ahu Ahu's farmland setting with magnificent sea views, and it's wonderful stretch of beach just below, are situated where Taranaki's mountain range tumbles down and meets the Tasman Sea. The resulting mix of dynamic natural environment and unique award-winning architecture make it perfect accommodation for a romantic retreat, time out alone, or with friends, family or business colleagues.
Mobile-friendly - Ariki Backpackers is the fun, friendly, laid-back hostel in the heart of New Plymouth. At backpacker prices, it has a range of rooms, including a girls' only dorm, private rooms, family rooms and the famous Queen Anne Room for that special night! The hostel sleeps up to 42 and is ideal for sports teams, both young and old.
Mobile-friendly - We offer superb inner-city accommodation in New Plymouth—The Best Place in New Zealand to live (North & South Magazine 2008). Meticulously transformed by the owners, the two sumptuous rooms are superbly decorated keeping your comfort in mind. The Queen Studio and the larger King Suite offers quiet luxury accommodation right in the heart of New Plymouth's central business district.
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With a superb elevated seaside location, our quality 4 star holiday park has amazing views of the Tasman Sea and Port Taranaki. We offer a great range of modern accommodation including Park Motels, ensuite and standard cabins, as well as powered and non-powered sites. Features: Wi-Fi, Freeview TV, BBQ, bike hire, Sky TV Lounge
The award-winning Coastal Walkway is a 12.7km path that forms an expansive sea-edge promenade stretching from Pioneer Park at Port Taranaki all the way to the eastern side of Bell Block Beach with numerous pedestrian access points dotted along the way. Ideal for walking, running, cycling or skating, or simply enjoying the view of the dramatic west coast.
Mobile-friendly - Located in the heart of New Plymouth City, only 10 minutes from the airport and 25 minutes from magnificent Mt Taranaki. Within strolling distance of the CBD, main shopping centre, Len Lye Centre, TSB Showplace Events Centre, museum and art gallery, restaurants, bars and cafes. The hotel offers spacious, air conditioned rooms and large conference facilities. Accommodation in New Plymouth.
Egmont Eco Lodge and Leisure Park provides one of the most tranquil spots to stay in central New Plymouth. Our Eco friendly holiday park provides accommodation for 150 guests. We offer a bed for every budget. Within our 7 acres of picturesque park-like surroundings we offer a full range of Accommodation options. Ideal group accommodation. Conference facilities.
Mobile-friendly - Stay at New Plymouth's only beachfront Holiday Park, top rated on TripAdviser. A flax shelter-belt runs along the beachfront and the coastal walkway meanders beside the peaceful, family friendly park. Accommodation options for everyone, great camping facilities and all cabins have ensuites, or try 'Glamping@Fitzroy'. Great hosts, Wi-Fi, 18-hole golf course, swimming pool & playground adjacent. Best deals on website.
Mobile-friendly - We offer spacious, self-contained New Plymouth accommodation in a unique garden setting. Situated just one kilometre from New Plymouth city centre, we are the perfect base for exploring the Taranaki region. Facilities include swimming pool, indoor hot pool, cooked breakfasts and wireless broadband. We do our utmost to ensure your stay in New Plymouth is as enjoyable as possible.
Mobile-friendly - King & Queen Hotel Suites is New Plymouth's luxury boutique accommodation offering cutting edge architectural design, European interior, magnificent views and secure off-street parking. Check out our newly opened state-of-the-art Left Wing Studios and Left Wing Spa Suites. We are conveniently located in the Arts and Cultural hub of New Plymouth within easy walking distance of the CBD.
Naki Nitro! It's fun, it's fast, you're going to have a blast! Double kart now available! Our fleet of karts are designed with all ages in mind, from Cadet Karts (ages 6-9), Racer Karts (ages 10+) and Dual Karts for younger children. The whole family can enjoy racing on over 140 metres of indoor track.
Mobile-friendly - Excellent accommodation with facilities to please in the heart of New Plymouth. We also offer exquisite luxury wedding packages. Exceptional food and wine for your special day. Stay in one of the eight luxurious bedrooms with designer bathrooms, double spa baths or massage shower.
Puke Ariki sets out to inspire creativity by creating stunning exhibitions that highlight Taranaki's past, present and future. A combined museum, library and information centre.
Mobile-friendly - Pukekura Motor Lodge offers a variety of accommodation options including Standard, Standard with cooking, Access and Deluxe-Studios and One & Two Bedroom rooms. Rooms are spacious, double-glazed and air-conditioned with a generous work area with separate desk and 50+ Sky Channels. Onsite Gym and we offer complimentary WIFI. Situated near Pukekura Park, Bowl of Brooklands, TSB Stadium and Taranaki Racecourse.
Often described as the jewel in New Plymouth's crown, Pukekura Park covers 52ha (128 acres) right in the heart of the city 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.
Mobile-friendly - Located 5 minutes from town centre, in a relaxed garden setting, next to the racecourse. Short walk to beautiful Pukekura Park, Bowl of Brooklands, and Zoo. 14 self contained, spacious, comfortably appointed units, with off street parking. 11 Studio and 3 x 1-bedroom units, with ocean or mountain views. Close to excellent shopping. Friendly hosts keen to assist.
Exclusive accommodation only 15 minutes from the centre of New Plymouth. We have two rooms to offer our guests, each modern room features its own generous sized ensuite, seating area, plus a patio area for taking in the countryside, then at the end of the day a collapse into a comfortable superking sized bed. A great base to explore Taranaki.
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Where: Brian Bellringer Pavilion, New Plymouth, Taranaki
Address: Fillis St, Pukekura Park, New Plymouth, Taranaki
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 25th July 2018
To: 9:20pm on Wednesday 28th November 2018
So It's Not Just Me Then? - Artist Talk
Ever wondered what your personal challenges, triumphs and crossroads would look like in pictures? See snapshots of your own journey mirrored in this honest and humourous tale of change and growth by contemporary fine ...
Where: The Collaboration, New Plymouth, Taranaki
Address: 12-14 Devon St East, New Plymouth
From: 6:30pm on Thursday 20th September 2018
To: 8:00pm on Thursday 20th September 2018
50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic
50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic showcases some of the most engaging photographs spanning the magazine’s 130-year history. From Steve McCurry’s iconic Afghan Girl to Michael “Nick” Nichols’s ...
Where: Puke Ariki, New Plymouth, Taranaki
Address: 1 Ariki Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki
From: 9:00am on Wednesday 19th September 2018
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 28th October 2018
Hina: Celebrating Taranaki Women
Hina: Celebrating Taranaki Women is an acknowledgement and celebration of women. It features the stories of 11 Taranaki women from all walks of life, from Taranaki’s early history to the present. Alongside these 11 ...
Where: Puke Ariki, New Plymouth, Taranaki
Address: 1 Ariki Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki
From: 9:00am on Friday 7th September 2018
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 24th February 2019
Learn About the Little Blue Penguin
Come along to Brooklands Zoo to learn more about the amazing Little Blue Penguin. Elvisa Robb, project lead for Finding Little Blue, a Citizen Science Penguin Project, will share her knowledge on these beautiful ...
Where: Brooklands Zoo, New Plymouth, Taranaki
Address: Brooklands Drive, New Plymouth, Taranaki
From: 1:00pm on Friday 21st September 2018
To: 2:00pm on Saturday 22nd September 2018
Children's Monster Book Sale
Good quality 2nd hand as well as some new books for children up to age 18. This year over 2 days so everybody who's keen can try and come! We will also have a selection of 2nd hand toys, puzzles and games at bargain ...
Where: Knox Church, New Plymouth, Taranaki
Address: 524 Devon Street East, Fitzroy, New Plymouth, Taranaki
From: 2:00pm on Friday 21st September 2018
To: 1:00pm on Saturday 22nd September 2018
Flavours Night Market
Flavours Night Market is a weekly food market held in Huatoki Plaza in New Plymouth’s CBD. We're there Friday nights from 4:30-8:30pm with food from around the world! Some vendors will be different from week to ...
Where: Huatoki Plaza, New Plymouth, Taranaki
Address: James Lane, New Plymouth, Taranaki
From: 4:30pm on Friday 7th September 2018
To: 8:30pm on Friday 26th October 2018
Gentlemen Prestige Male Strip Revue
A show that is simply second to none. Our show is like no other male strip show on earth, an action packed night full of music, muscle, magic and mayhem and consisting of characters and costumes that women fantasize ...
Where: The Mayfair, New Plymouth, Taranaki
Address: 69-73 Devon St West, New Plymouth, Taranaki
From: 7:00pm on Saturday 22nd September 2018
To: 11:00pm on Saturday 22nd September 2018
The 14th Annual Talk Like a Pirate Day Pubcrawl
Avast ye lads and lassies, salty seadogs and saucy maidens! It be that time of yearrr again, when we don our finest pirate gear and converge on New Plymouth for New Zealand's finest pub crawl. We fill the bars with ...
Where: Crowded House, New Plymouth, Taranaki
Address: 93-99 Devon St East, New Plymouth, Taranaki
From: 11:30am on Saturday 22nd September 2018
To: 11:30pm on Saturday 22nd September 2018
Dame Malvina Major Showcase Concert
A showcase of dance, music, theatre to pay tribute to the huge support given to the Taranaki community by the Dame Malvina Major Foundation. Artists include Brad Carter, Bryony Williams, the Taranaki Youth Orchestra, ...
Where: Theatre Royal - TSB Showplace, New Plymouth, Taranaki
Address: 92 - 100 Devon St West, New Plymouth, Taranaki
From: 3:00pm on Saturday 22nd September 2018
To: 5:00pm on Saturday 22nd September 2018