Pukeiti Rhododendron Garden, New Plymouth

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
View a world-class rhododendron garden set in a rainforest at Pukeiti Rhododendron Garden. More than 2,000 species of rhododendrons, including wild and hybrids, fill the park. Even if you visit in the winter, you'll be able see the colorful collection of vireyas along the covered exhibition walks. Among the flowers, look for a historical waterwheel, treehouses, and a cafe with panoramic views of the gardens and sea. Check ahead for special events, like the family-oriented Explorer Day held bi-monthly. Use our New Plymouth holiday planner to visit Pukeiti Rhododendron Garden on your trip to New Plymouth, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • A great time of the year to visit as a lot of the rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias are in flower. Upgrade of the cafe and function centre didn't detract from our experience and we had a nice coffe...  read more »
  • Lots to see and all free too. Heaps of native birds, Tui's and Kereru, even more than the Milford track walk! 
  • Lovely setting for rhodos in a bush park on the edge of a National park that is being upgraded very well. 
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