Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust Inc, New Plymouth

4.7
#3 of 14 in Parks in New Plymouth
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. Using our international travel planner, New Plymouth attractions like Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust Inc can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I visited this place with my 4 1/2 yrs old daughter after seeing it in the garden brochure put out by New Plymouth Council. This place is a gem. It's a bit of a drive and the roads are single track an...  more »
  • If you love gardens, birds and peace come and see this hidden gem. It's a long way out of town so be prepared for a long drive but so worth it. Not to be missed.  more »
  • We really enjoyed new over head walk ways. The gardens were very beautiful and it was great listening to all the Tui's as we walked along. We will definitely be back in December when more lilies will ...  more »
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  • World class facility. Beautiful gardens and walks. I would recommend to anyone how enjoys nature, you don't have to be a garden enthusiast.
  • 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!
  • Excellent upgrade
  • Awesome scenery and loved the trails

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