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This place is amazing and free,it even has a small zoo. The gardens are beautiful with a lovely tea... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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Festival of lights

Each year we make sure we go to the festival of the lights at pukekura park. From the Gorilla to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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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 5 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing and free,it even has a small zoo. The gardens are beautiful with a lovely tea house to have a tea or coffee. There is something to look at around every bend. We spent hours here. Not to be missed when in...More

Thank catchfab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each year we make sure we go to the festival of the lights at pukekura park. From the Gorilla to the sleeping giant to which you can txt, he will then txt you back. The lights light up the whole park with magnificent themes lit...More

Thank lynnemdavidson479
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome must-see in New Plymouth. Great kids playground, very cool little zoo, the waterfall and water wheel weren't working when we were there, but the trees, walks, ponds, lake and play areas were really cool and all for free!

Thank nzcath2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing!! It would be one of the few places in the world that has such an amazing sized parkland in the middle of a city! One could spend 1/2 day here relaxing/walking utilising the cafe quite easily, not to mention the...More

Thank janksoper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pukekura Park is a gem for the town of New Plymouth. It's fairly large park. We strolled around the park and into the Fernery...they have so many beautiful trees and plants all around the park...just beautiful.

Thank Rich30306
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to relax as you wander the paths through beautiful trees listening to the bird song watching the ducks meander across the lakes. A small zoo and playground keep the children amused and the park is home of the beautiful Bowl of Brookland...More

Thank Rdn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful park, in middle of the CBD, good anytime, but the Festival of Lights from December to February is well worth a visit.

Thank BillBG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place really does get better with age. It has always had its enchanted feeling and pure beauty. After being away for so long it’s good for the soul Pukekura Park please don’t change

Thank Martymicmartmart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of variety with plants, trees, birds and lake. Good street parking and well sign posted walks of varying lengths through a variety of scenery. Lovely lake and also a children’s play park. A lovely tea house that also serves ice creams. Visit over the...More

Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean tidy always well maintained something new to view ever time we go, the gardens looked wonderful

Thank Pieter012345
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26 September 2018|
Response from Steven1957 | Reviewed this property |
Check with the council. Is probably the best idea.
21 August 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
15 May 2018|
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Response from JennieB509 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I’m not sure. It would be wheelchair friendly though.