Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust Inc, New Plymouth

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Garden Nature / Park
View a world-class rhododendron garden set in a rainforest at Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust Inc. 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 Trust Inc on your trip to New Plymouth, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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TripAdvisor
  • Would love to come back when it's Rhodo season as it would look amazing. Some pathways quite slippery when wet so spring and summer would be better months to visit.  more »
  • Very pretty. Being updated Quite a walk if not fit.Will be lovely when finished!Looking forward to the new afternoon tea place being opened!  more »
  • We missed the Rhododendron's but the park was a winding entertaining drive off the Surf Highway and the visitors information area is under expansion and renovation. We visited during the off season bu...  more »
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  • An intriguing garden ramble that is an education. Looking forward to returning in the spring and summer. An interesting walkway to view the upcoming Vireya garden from.
  • Visit in spring for the Rhododendron flowering. This place is famous for it!
  • Awesome scenery and loved the trails